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Interview: Alan Carr On The Price Is Right

Comedian Alan Carr is the host of a new version of classic game show The Price Is Right. He talks here about trying to fill some very big shiny shoes and much more.

The Price is Right goes out on Saturday 30th December at 8pm on Channel 4.

 

You’re presenting one of the all-time great gameshows on Channel 4 this Christmas, The Price is Right. Why did you want to bring it back?

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News: Massive Charity Gig With Michael McIntyre, Alan Carr, Adam Hills, Kevin Bridges & More

Michael McIntyre is to headline a major charity show this November.

For the past 6 years he has hosted a galaxy of stars to raise money for a variety of good causes. This year's show at the iconic London Palladium on Monday November 6th 2017 is in aid of the Julia's House children's hospice.

Special guests booked include Alan Carr, Adam Hills, Kevin Bridges and Russell Howard as well as huge surprise guests on the night.

News: The Price Is Right For Alan Carr

  • Alan Carr is to host a remake of classic game show The Price Is Right. The show, which originally went out on ITV, spawned one of TV’s most iconic catchphrases in ‘Come On Down’. This version will air on Channel 4.

Alan Carr said “I'm so excited to be the new host of The Price is Right. It's proper bucket list territory for me as I loved it when I was growing up and now for me to be at the helm of such a legendary show is a dream come true.

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News: Christmas Special For Alan Carr

Alan Carr will turn festive elf this December he presents a star-studded quiz – The Twelve Stars of Christmas – where the audience take home the prizes, if their celebrity rep knows what’s what from 2016.

In each show, playing for one third of the audience, will be three celebrity guests who will take it in turns to choose doors from Alan’s giant Advent Calendar. Behind each door will be a famous face armed with a question about the highlights (and lowlights) of the year.

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News: Alan Carr Announces 2015 UK Tour

Alan Carr has announced a major UK tour for 2015. The BAFTA and British Comedy Award winning comedian, author and chat show supremo returns to his stand up roots with his‘Yap, Yap, Yap!’ Tour, taking in over 120 theatre shows, starting in Weston Super Mare on February 1. Tickets go on general sale on Friday 7th November at 10am (individual venue/theatre pre-sale starts on Wednesday 5th November at 9am). See below for a full list of dates and booking details. More dates will be added shortly.

News: Stand Up To Cancer Returns To C4

Alan Carr, Davina McCall and Dr Christian Jessen are back to host this year's live broadcast of Stand Up To Cancer on C4 on October 21. The night will include special programmes, including: Gogglebox: Celebrity Special; Jamie Oliver and Taylor Swift joining forces for an exclusive sketch; A very special performance from Nicole Scherzinger who is joined by The SU2C Childrens Choir who have all survived cancer; and Sherlock stars and husband and wife team Martin Freeman and Amanda Abbington have their minds blown by Derren Brown.

Opinion: Another Chat Show, Another Man

So this week it was announced that The Michael McIntyre Chat Show will start on BBC1 in the Spring. It is no surprise that the network has found a new vehicle for the nation's skippiest stand-up star. And maybe no surprise that it's a chat show. McIntyre is great talker and, more importantly, also a great listener. Anyone who has seen him do small shows will know that he likes nothing better than banter with his audience, so hopefully the sparks will fly when he banters with his guests.

News: Superagent Addison Cresswell Dies

It is not an understatement to say that the British comedy world was rocked as well as shocked to hear yesterday that Addison Cresswell, one of the industry's most powerful agents, had suddenly died. He suffered a suspected heart attack in his sleep on Sunday night. He was 53. I think that the last time I saw him was at the British Comedy Awards earlier this month. I only caught a glimpse of him but he seemed to be his usual self, talking fifteen to the dozen to various comedy and media movers and shakers. 

News: British Comedy Awards Xmas Singalong

In case you have missed them so far, here are the results of last night's British Comedy Awards.

Review: Brighton Comedy Festival Opening Gala, Brighton Dome

The Brighton Comedy Festival is the first really notable festival after Edinburgh and brings a number of Fringe hits to the south coast this year, such as Bridget Christie and Sara Pascoe, alongside innovative new shows. This year's fun started in familiar style with the big guns from management company Off The Kerb helping to raise funds for local HIV charity Sussex Beacon. 

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