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Alan Carr: Chatty Man

Alan Carr: Chatty Man

  • TV chat show
  • Channel 4
  • 2009 - 2017
  • 193 episodes (16 series)

Alan Carr hosts his very own entertainment chat show. Each week celebrity guests join Alan for a natter. Stars Alan Carr.

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Series 12, Episode 1 - Gary Barlow, Ricky Gervais, Jessica Hynes

Alan Carr is back. In the opening episode he's joined by X Factor judge Gary Barlow, W1A actress Jessica Hynes, and the stars of Muppets Most Wanted - Ricky Gervais, Kermit and Constantine.

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Alan Carr: Chatty Man. Image shows from L to R: Gary Barlow, Alan Carr, Jessica Hynes, Ricky Gervais. Copyright: Open Mike Productions

The 2013 BAFTA award-winning funnyman Alan Carr is back on our screens this autumn for the twelfth series.

Making a welcome return to Friday nights on Channel 4, once again viewers can expect more unashamedly addictive celeb fuelled antics, mischievous chat and top musical performances, as Alan is joined by a host of international and home-grown stars from the worlds of music, film, TV and sport.

In tonight's first episode, Alan is joined by singer, song-writer and X Factor judge Gary Barlow. As well as chatting to Alan, Gary will also be performing his latest single Since I Saw You Last live in the studio.

Also on tonight's show, comedian and actor Ricky Gervais will join Alan to talk about his latest film Muppets Most Wanted. Joining Ricky on the sofa are two of the stars of the movie - the one and only Kermit the Frog and his froggy nemesis Constantine (the World's Number 1 Criminal).

Jessica Hynes, currently starring in BBC sitcom W1A joins Alan on the sofa too.

Broadcast details

Friday 28th March 2014
Channel 4
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 29th March 2014 1:05am 4seven
Saturday 29th March 2014 11:00pm 4seven
Tuesday 1st April 2014 1:05am 4seven
Tuesday 1st April 2014 10:55pm C4
Wednesday 2nd April 2014 12:10am 4seven

Cast & crew

Alan Carr Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Ricky Gervais Guest
Gary Barlow Guest
Jessica Hynes Guest
Steve Whitmire Kermit (Voice)
Matt Vogel Constantine (Voice)
Writing team
Alan Carr Writer
Les Keen Writer
Giles Boden Writer
Stewart Williams Writer
Christine Rose Writer
Production team
Chris Howe Director
Jon Holman Series Producer
Ben Knappett Producer
Andrew Beint Executive Producer
Steve Andrews Editor
David Najar Editor
Bruce French Production Designer
Dan McGrath Composer
Josh Phillips Composer


Constantine's Impressions

Alan chats to some muppets. Constantine shows off her impressions.

Featuring: Alan Carr, Ricky Gervais, Steve Whitmire (Kermit) & Matt Vogel (Constantine).

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