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2001

2001 Fresh faced and slim, I decide to embark on a career as a
stand-up comedian.

I win BBC New Stand Up of The Year!

2002

2002 My 2002 stand up show, 'Me 'Ead's Spinnin' is previewed
at the Edinburgh Festival

2003

2003 I'm back in Edinburgh for the second year running with 'I Love Alan Carr'
This is the flyer!

2004

2004 I get a job as the warm up guy for Jonathan Ross's chat show.
Little did I know that one day he'd be gracing my sofa on Chatty Man!

2005

2005I jet off to Canada for the Montreal 'Just For Laughs' Festival

I perform for her majesty at the Royal Variety Performance

I win Best Circuit Comic in the North West

2006

2005 The Friday Night Project starts with Billie Piper as our first guest host

I win some awards...
Best In Show - Sheffield Comedy Festival
The Golden Rose of Montreaux for Best Entertainment Show
for The Friday Night Project
LAFTA's Funniest Double Act (with Justin Lee Collins)
LAFTA's Funniest Entertainment Show for The Friday Night Project

2007

Tooth Fairy DVDI complete my 'Tooth Fairy' tour with three sold out nights at the
legendary Hammersmith Apollo.
My live DVD, ‘Tooth Fairy’ is released

I win ...
'Best Live Act' at the National Comedy Awards
British Comedy Award for Best Live Stand Up
Cosmopolitan Celebrity Men Of The Year (with Justin Lee Collins)
LAFTA's Funniest Double Act (with Justin Lee Collins)

2008

2005 Me and Justin Lee Collins – our first BAFTA nomination for
Best Entertainment Programme 'Friday Night Project'

My autobiography ‘Look Who it Is’ is released

I'm awarded Best TV Presenter at the Variety Club and Best
Comedy Entertainment Personality at the British Comedy Awards

2009

Alan Carr: Chatty Man hits the small screens on Channel 4 - my very own chat show!

On Saturday nights you can hear me on BBC Radio 2 with a new show,
Going Out with Alan Carr, with Emma Forbes

Three fabulous awards come my way
The Television and Radio Industries Club Personality of the Year
The Royal Television Society Entertainment Performance of the Year
and Heat Magazine’s Funniest Book of 2009 for Look Who It Is!

2010

Chatty Man wins Best Entertainment Show at the TV Choice Awards
voted for by the show's fans!

Chatty Man continues on Channel 4 – I interview Cheryl Cole, dance with
Justin Bieber and wrestle with Mickey Rourke!

There's more laughs on Going Out with Alan Carr on Radio 2 and I'm
joined by Melanie Sykes

I start doing warm up shows up for my big 2011 tour, Spexy Beast

2011

2012 - Spexy Beast DVD Spexy Beast hits the road – my first arena tour and there's a DVD
launch in November!

Justin Timberlake, Lady Gaga and Adele are just some of my guests on
the Chatty Man sofa

There's more Telly Quizzes and Carr-e-oke on Going Out With Alan Carr on Radio 2

I finish the year in style with my New Year’s Specstacular on Channel 4!

2012

2012 - NTA award2012 Boxset Alan Carr: Chatty Man is back for series' 8 and 9

Best Talk Show at the National Television Awards for Alan Carr: Chatty Man,
Loaded LAFTA Award for Best Stand Up
Television and Radio Industries Club Award for Best TV Personality

After 3 years, I decide to hang up my headphones on my BBC Radio 2 show.

Alan fronts the Channel 4 fundraiser Stand Up 2 Cancer in October which raises £6,483,995 on the night
Alan Carr's Big Funny Package: Tooth Fairy Live / Now That's what I Call a Ding Dong / Spexy Beast Live DVD BOXSET

2013

2013 - Bafta award  2013 - British Comedy Award award
Alan Carr: Chatty Man is back for series' 10 and 11,
plus specials: Alan Carr's Grand National Specstacular, and Alan Carr's New Year Specstacular

Alan wins the BAFTA for Best Entertainment Performance and the British Comedy Award for Best Comedy Entertainment Personality

2014

2014 - Royal Television Society Award for Best Entertainment Performance
Alan Carr: Chatty Man is back for series' 12 and 13,
plus: Alan Carr: Chatty Man Summer Special

Alan fronts The Singer Takes It All, Channel 4

Alan wins the Royal Television Society Award for Best Entertainment Performance
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How did I get here? From Best New stand Up in 2001 to rubbing shoulders with the A - listers on the Sunday Night Project...
   TV, FILM & RADIO
  • Alan Carr: Chatty Man, Channel 4 (2009 – present)
  • The Singer Takes It All, Channel 4 - (2014)
  • Channel 4 Comedy Gala - Host (2012, 2013)
  • Alan Carr’s New Year Specstacular, Channel 4 (2011, 2012, 2013)
  • Alan Carr's Grand National Specstacular (2013)
  • Alan Carr's Summertime Specstacular 1 & 2 (2012)
  • Stand Up 2 Cancer, Channel 4 (2012)
  • Going Out With Alan Carr, BBC Radio 2 (2009 – 2012)
  • Who Do You Think You Are BBC1 (2011)
  • Children In Need, BBC1 (2011)
  • Live At The Apollo, BBC 1 (2007, 2011)
  • Loose Women, ITV1 (2008-12)
  • Friday Night With Jonathan Ross, BBC 1 (2008, 2010)
  • Nativity! (2009)
  • Sunday Night Project (previously Friday Night Project), Channel 4 (2006-9)
  • The Paul O'Grady Show , Channel 4 (2007-9)
  • Comic Relief, BBC1 (2009)
  • Comic Relief Does The Apprentice (2009)
  • TV Heaven Telly Hell, Channel 4 (2009)
  • Top Gear, BBC2 (2009)
  • Alan Carr’s Celebrity Ding Dong, Channel 4 (2007-8)
  • The Graham Norton Show, BBC1 (2007-8)
  • Never Mind The Buzzcocks, BBC2 (2007-8)
  • Big Fat Anniversary Qui, Channel 4 (2007)
  • 8 Out of 10 Cats, Channel 4 (2007)
  • Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Take Away, ITV1 (2007)
  • Royal Variety Performance (2005)

   AWARDS:

  • 2014 Royal Television Society Award for Best Entertainment Performance
  • 2013 BAFTA for Best Entertainment Performance
  • 2013 British Comedy Award for Best Comedy Entertainment Personality
  • 2012 Best Stand Up, Loaded LAFTA Awards
  • 2012 Best Talk Show for Alan Carr: Chatty Man, National Television Awards
  • 2012 Television and Radio Industries Club Award for Best TV Personality
  • 2010 Best Entertainment Show, Alan Carr: Chatty Man, TV Choice Awards
  • 2009 Television and Radio Industries Club 'Personality of the Year' Award
  • 2009 Royal Television Society Entertainment Performance of the Year
  • 2009 Heat Magazine’s Funniest Book of 2009 for Look Who It Is!
  • 2008 Winner of Best Comedy Entertainment Personality at the British Comedy Awards
  • 2008 Winner of Variety Club Best TV Presenter Award
  • 2008 BAFTA Nomination for Best Entertainment Programme 'Friday Night Project'
  • 2008 British Academy Television Awards – nominated for best Entertainment Performance for The Friday Night Project with Justin Lee Collins
  • 2007 British Comedy Award for Best Live Stand Up
  • 2007 Cosmopolitan Celebrity Men Of The Year (with Justin Lee Collins)
  • 2007 LAFTA's Funniest Double Act (with Justin Lee Collins)
  • 2006 Best In Show, Sheffield Comedy Festival
  • 2006 The Golden Rose of Montreaux for Best Entertainment Show for The Friday Night Project
  • 2006 LAFTA's Funniest Double Act (with Justin Lee Collins) 2006 LAFTA's Funniest Entertainment Show for The Friday Night Project
  • 2005 Best Circuit Comic in the North West
  • 2001 The BBC Best New Stand Up

 

Since winning the BBC New Comedy Award for Stand-up as well as CityLife Best Newcomer of the Year in 2001, Alan Carr has become one of the hottest comedy stars in Britain. The success of the first series of his own chat show, Alan Carr: Chatty Man, in the summer of 2009, led to Channel 4 commissioning umpteen further series' as well as Christmas Specials and his summer and New Year Specstaculars. Now the show is booked to continue into 2014. In September 2013, the 100th episode was aired with A-list guests, Justin Timberlake and Rihanna.

Rihanna & Alan Alan's hit Channel 4 chat show Alan Carr: Chatty Man continues to go from strength-to-strength. Winner of the 2013 BAFTA for Best Entertainment Performance and 2013 British Comedy Award for Best Comedy Entertainment Personality, and in previous years a clutch of awards from the 2012 National Television Award for Best Talk Show, and the 2012 Loaded LAFTA Award for Best Stand Up and the 2010 TV Choice Awards for Best Entertainment Show. There were also nominations for Best New British Comedy & Best Comedy Entertainment Personality at the 2009 British Comedy Awards. Alan Carr: Chatty Man is now firmly established as one of the nation's favourite entertainment TV shows. NTA's 2012

Guests from past series include: Justin Timberlake, Lady Gaga, Britney Spears, Cameron Diaz, Vin Diesel, Adele, Grace Jones, Drew Barrymore, Robin Williams, David Walliams, Mariah Carey, Russell Brand, Samuel L Jackson, Miley Cyrus, Rihanna, Robbie Williams, Bette Midler, Sharon Osbourne, One Direction, Gok Wan and Miranda Hart.

Alan Carr's New Year Specstaculars aired on New Year's Eve 2011, 2012 and 2013 on Channel 4 and his Summer Specstaculars include a Grand National Special in 2013 and 2014. Alan's Specstacular guests have included Justin Bieber, Bruno Mars, Russell Brand, Jack Whitehall, Abbey Clancy, Mo Farrah.

Alan's BBC Radio 2 show, Going Out with Alan Carr, ran every Saturday ran between 2009-2012 with Alan presenting alongside the lovely Melanie Sykes.

In 2011, Alan travelled the country with his second live tour. Spexy Beast Live was a 33-date arena tour and culminated in the successful DVD of the same name. The DVD of Alan's 2007 stand-up show, Tooth Fairy Live topped the HMV charts and was a Christmas 2007 best-seller. His autobiography Look Who It Is was published in September 2008 by HarperCollins and has become a best-seller.

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Alan's inimitable Channel 4 quiz show, Alan Carr's Celebrity Ding Dong, first aired in 2008; and on Red Nose Day 2009 Alan co-presented Comic Relief on BBC One as well as joining the Men's Team for Comic Relief Does The Apprentice, alongside Jonathan Ross, Gerald Ratner, Gok Wan and Jack Dee. His team lost and Alan was fired (or as Alan Sugar put it “I'm doing you a favour”).

Son of one-time Northampton Town FC player and later manager, Alan Carr sportingly took on the Arsenal ladies team in 2008 in aid of Comic Relief. He sports some great moves. Watch Alan vs Arsenal Ladies.

Alan has been described as “the spiritual son of Frankie Howerd” (City Life). His formative years were spent working in a supermarket as well as a call centre for lost and stolen credit cards.

In 2002, his Edinburgh Festival show 'Me 'Ead's Spinnin' earned a four star review in Edinburgh bible, The List, as well as the The Daily Telegraph's Critic's Choice. There were no surprises then, in 2003, when 'I Love Alan Carr' was rated a four star show in both the The Scotsman and The Independent, but it was at the Edinburgh Festival in 2005 that things really started to happen for our Alan. He earned five star reviews across the board in The Independent, The Scotsman and Three Weeks as well as numerous 'Pick Of The Fringe' accolades. It was here that Alan came to the attention of the Channel 4 bigwigs.

Alan Carr & Her Majesty The QueenAlan has appeared at comedy festivals all over the world, Melbourne, Montreal's 'Just For Laughs' and Kilkenny as well as touring the length and breadth of Great Britain with his 'Tooth Fairy' and Spexy Beast tours. Alan doesn't just perform for commoners, he has performed for her Majesty The Queen at the Royal Variety Performance too!

Sharp, sassy material with pitch perfect comic timing The List

Joyous stuff that most of us can relate to without it sounding clichéd, and it is delivered effortlessly by a comedian who owns the space he is working in so much, he could put up a flag ***** The Independent


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