Since winning the BBC ‘New Comedy Award for Stand Up 2001’ and ‘City Life Best Newcomer of the Year’; Alan Carr has risen to become one of the hottest stand up stars in Britain. Alan’s lively and refreshing humour, presents a side splitting show. With comedy arising from a reality that many of us can easily relate to.
Alan Carr: Comedian
His 2002 Edinburgh Festival show ‘Me ‘Ead’s Spinnin’, was given a four star review in Edinburgh Festival bible ‘The List’; and also became The Daily Telegraph’s ‘Critic’s Choice’. While 2003’s ‘I Love Alan Carr’ rated as a four star show, in both The Scotsman and The Independent.
Alan Carr: TV Shows
In January 2006 Alan was seen regularly on TV, when he took over as host of the ‘Friday Night Project’ on Channel 4; which returned for an 8 week run.
Alan featured in Baby Cow’s ‘Brain Candy’ on BBC3; he also appeared as a panellist on Channel 4’s ‘Does Doug Know’ and BBC1’s ‘Whoops Baghdad’. He starred as a Talking Head for Sky One and ITV2. Additionally he has written for ‘Lily Live’, Lily Savage’s topical show for LWT. Alan has done various voice overs including ‘Comfort‘.
Alan Carr regularly appears on the comedy circuit nationwide; and even has his own monthly comedy show, in a Manchester comedy club. Alan Carr’s Ice Cream Sunday is a night of comedy and cabaret; that has established itself as a must see show in Manchester, attracting many celebrity fans.
With a real ability to adapt to his audience and maintain his lovable, flirtatious style; Alan has been a real hit with all his corporate clients. Recent clients include Vodafone and British Telecom.
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Matthew Willetts MA is the Director of Comicus who has over 35 years experience in television, film, theatre, and comedy club/cabaret entertainment, working as a performer, screenwriter, producer and agent. He lectured at Southampton Solent University in Comedy, Screenwriting, Television, Theatre & Radio. Matthew can sometimes be seen and heard on TV & Radio and often quoted in the national press and media publications. As well as speaking regularly at festivals and industry conferences, he has been a judge at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the Montreux Television Festival.
Some reviews of Alan Carr
Sharp, sassy material with pitch perfect comic timing
The Sunday Herald
The most exciting and most talked about comedian on the live comedy circuit today.