Alan Carr: Chatty Man
About the Show
Alan Carr's chat show, packed with celebrity guests, topical showbiz news and highlights from the world of telly and the web
Series 9 Summary
Funnyman Alan Carr presents the ninth series of his award-winning chat show. Viewers will be rewarded with more unashamedly addictive celeb-fuelled antics, mischievous chat, plus top musical performances, as our lovable host is joined by a wealth of international and home-grown stars.
In the first show of the new series, Alan is joined by US pop star Pink who chats, and sings her latest single, Blow Me (One Last Kiss). Gok Wan shares news of his new Channel 4 dating show, Baggage. And Alan will be joined by The Last Leg host Adam Hills and some of the recent athletic stars from ParalympicsGB.
Matt Smith joins Alan to talk about the new series of Doctor Who. Jack Whitehall, Charlotte Ritchie, Greg McHugh, Joe Thomas and Kimberley Nixon from Fresh Meat give Alan the lowdown on the second series of their hit sitcom.
Kelly Osbourne talks about E!'s Fashion Police, which she stars in alongside Joan Rivers, Paralympic 100m champion Jonnie Peacock is in the studio, and Example performs his single, Say Nothing.
Alan is joined by One Direction, Jessie J, who chats about her autobiography Nice to Meet You, and Kevin McCloud, who drops in to talk Grand Designs. Plus music from Alicia Keys.
Alan is joined by comic and TV presenter Paddy McGuinness and Dragon's Den entrepreneurs Theo Paphitis, Deborah Meaden and Peter Jones; Strictly Come Dancing celebrity contestants Kimberley Walsh, Louis Smith and Jerry Hall, while music is provided by Conor Maynard, who performs Turn Around.
Alan's sofa is crammed with pop stars as Cheryl Cole talks about her new book, Cheryl: My Story, and McFly give the inside story on their new book, Unsaid Things: Our Story. Dara O'Briain drops in to talk about his Craic Dealer tour, while Leona Lewis performs her latest single, Trouble.
In this show, comedy actor Chris O'Dowd joins Alan to discuss his new film, The Sapphires. Kelly Brook talks about joining the famous Parisian Cabaret group Crazy Horse for part of their London show, Forever Crazy. Plus JLS chat and perform their latest single, Hottest Girl in the World.
X Factor judges - Gary Barlow,Tulisa and Nicole Scherzinger join Alan to reveal the latest news and gossip from the current series. Some of the cast from Downton Abbey pop by for a chat - Sophie McShera (Daisy), Ed Speelers (Jimmy) and Rob James-Collier (Thomas) - and Nicki Minaj drops in to talk about her latest album. Plus music from Paloma Faith, who sings Never Tear Us Apart.
Alan is joined on the sofa by Jamie Oliver and Jimmy Doherty who talk about their new Channel 4 show, Food Fight Club, The Wanted discuss their new single, American music star Taylor Swift chats about her new album Red, and The Killers perform their latest single, Miss Atomic Bomb.
Alan is joined on the sofa by comedy actress Julia Davis who chats about the DVD release of Hunderby. Comedian John Bishop pops by to talk about the DVD of his latest stand-up show Rollercoaster. Mel C, Emma Bunton and Geri Halliwell join Alan to talk about Viva Forever!, the new musical based around the songs of The Spice Girls. And Rita Ora performs her latest single, Shine Ya Light, live in the studio.
Guests include top Welsh comedian Rhod Gilbert who chats about his latest tour and DVD release. The effervescent Paul O'Grady pops in to tell Alan about his latest autobiography, Still Standing, and the return of Lily Savage in this year's panto production of Aladdin at the O2 Arena. Plus, Noel Gallagher chats and perform AKA... What a Life from his latest album.
Alan is joined by comedian Kevin Bridges, who chats about his new DVD, and Dermot O'Leary reveals the latest X Factor news.
Plus, David Walliams drops in to talk about his latest project, and Lawson perform live in the studio.
Top funnyman Michael McIntyre tells Alan all about his latest stand-up DVD, Michael McIntyre Showtime, while Celebrity Juice host Keith Lemon spills the beans about his autobiography, Being Keith, and The Voice judge and Black Eyes Peas star Will.i.am pops in for a chat. Music is from Daley featuring Jessie J - perfoming Remember Me.
Alan's guests include Million Pound Drop presenter Davina McCall, who chats about her latest fitness DVD Davina Intense, comedian Jon Richardson, discusses his debut DVD, Funny Magnet, Olly Murs pops in for a chat, while Harry Hill gives the lowdown on his tour and latest TV Burp DVD. Music is from Rebecca Ferguson who performs Shoulder to Shoulder.
Chef supremo Gordon Ramsay tells Alan all about his Christmas TV special - a cook-along live on Christmas Day.
Sir Ian McKellen talks about reprising his role of Gandalf for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, and Miranda Hart gives the lowdown on her award-winning series Miranda.
And music is from Kylie Minogue who performs a special version of Better the Devil You Know from her latest album, Kylie: The Abbey Road Sessions.
Alan's Christmas special is full of festive frolics plus the odd song or two by house band McFly, who perform a special medley of their greatest hits.
Chart toppers JLS join Alan on the sofa along with ex-Dragon's Den star Hilary Devey and David Walliams, who drops by to talk about Christmas.
The Chatty Man Mash Up will see a very special host hijack the chair and tuck in to his drinks globe, as Alan finds out what it's like to be a guest on his own show.
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