"Alan Carr is the spiritual son of Frankie Howerd." City Life Magazine
Since winning the BBC New Comedy Award for Stand-up 2001 and CityLife Best Newcomer of the Year Alan Carr has risen to become one of the hottest young stand-up stars in Britain. His 2002 Edinburgh Festival show Me 'Ead's Spinnin was given a four star review in Edinburgh bible The List and also became the The Daily Telegraph's Critic's Choice. While 2003's I Love Alan Carr rated as a four star show in both the The Scotsman and The Independent.
Alan regularly appears at The Comedy Store and even has his own monthly show at the Manchester Comedy Store. 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 regular celebrity fans such as Tracey Shaw, Neil & Christine Hamilton & Coronation Streets Sally Lindsay.
He appears regularly at most major clubs across the country and has supported both Bob Downe and Men In Coats on nationwide tours.
Alan has featured in Baby Cow's Brain Candy on BBC3 and also as a panellist on Channel 4's Does Doug Know and BBC1's Whoops Baghdad. He has starred as a talking head for Sky One and ITV2. Additionally he has written for Lily Live, Lily Savage's topical show for LWT, and has done various voice-overs including Comfort.
'Carr's a Star!' Manchester Evening News
'Bellyachingly Funny' Sunday Telegraph
'The most exciting and most talked about comedian on the live comedy circuit today' The Sunday Herald
'Sharp, sassy material with pitch perfect comic timing' The List