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A BAFTA nomination!

Alan has been nominated for a BAFTA for best Entertainment Performance for Chatty Man. He’s up against Dara O’Briain (Mock the Week), Harry Hill (Harry Hill’s TV Burp) and Graham Norton (The Graham Norton Show).

The full list of nominees are here on BAFTA’s website.

We’ll be biting our fingernails till 27 May when the awards are announced… Fingers crossed everyone!
Sam x

“I’m too shallow for demons…” Queen Alan talks to The Guardian

Catch Alan’s fabulous interview with Simon Hattenstone in The Guardian.

Alan Carr as the Queen

“The first time you come across Alan Carr, you notice one thing. He’s screamingly camp. Imagine the love child of Kenneth Williams and Frankie Howerd, and you might get close.  He says he’s never come out – there’s never been any need to. Gay activists have even accused him of being too gay; of giving homosexuals a bad name. 

The funny thing is, he says, he’s spent so much of his life trying to de-camp himself. He’d try to play football or deepen his voice, but there was always a little something that gave him away – the obsession with Wonder Woman, the laugh, the limp wrist, the love of Doris Day films, the attraction to Rock Hudson...”

Read the whole article – and see more photos! – on The Guardian website

Sam x

Portraits of Alan by Jay Brooks

Chatty Man returns on Friday 27 April 2012!

Put the bubbly on ice! Chatty Man is back on Friday 27 April 2012 for its 8th series. Viewers can look forward to aching sides, mascara running, giggles, gasps and tears…

Sam x

Alan dances with Strictly judge Bruno Tonioli on the last series of Chatty Man

Alan and Melanie Sykes raise £175,000 for charity on The Million £ Drop!

Big congrats to Alan and Melanie Sykes who won a whopping £175,000 for charity tonight on The Million Pound Drop!
The money will go to The British Wildlife Rescue Centre (Alan’s chosen charity) which “cares for sick, injured and orphaned wildlife which is often brought in by members of the public and the RSPCA”; and to Hearts and Minds (Mel’s chosen charity) which supports “families touched by Autism in the UK & Ireland”.

*Applause!* *Applause!*
Sam x