The BEST Episodes of Alan Carr: Chatty Man

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 1, 2020

Network: Channel 4

Alan Carr hosts a brand new entertainment chat show, packed with sketches, topical chat, news and audience participation. Alan is joined on the sofa each week by three celebrity guests from the world of showbiz, with a top musical act playing out at the end of the show. Other regular items include topical sketches featuring occasional celebrity cameos, Alan's irreverent take on the week's showbiz news, plus unique and offbeat highlights from the world of telly and the web.

Pharrell Williams, Cher Lloyd and Nicole Sherzinger

#1 - Pharrell Williams, Cher Lloyd and Nicole Sherzinger

Season 12 - Episode 12 - Aired Jun 13, 2014

For the final show in the current series, the funnyman is joined by guests including singer-songwriter and producer Pharrell Williams, who talks about his new single Marilyn Monroe, while singer-songwriter Cher Lloyd discusses her latest album Sorry I'm Late. Plus, former X Factor judge Nicole Scherzinger performs her latest track Your Love live in the studio. Last in the series.

star 8.33
3 votes
Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann, Kate Upton, Paul Hollywood, Paddy McGuinness, Katy B

#2 - Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann, Kate Upton, Paul Hollywood, Paddy McGuinness, Katy B

Season 12 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 18, 2014

The host is joined by US film stars Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann and Kate Upton, who talk about their new comedy The Other Woman, TV chef and baker Paul Hollywood discusses the Get Your Bake On UK tour, and presenter and comic Paddy McGuinness provides an insight into his new TV game show Amazing Greys. Katy B performs her latest single Still

star 8.25
4 votes
Michael Sheen, Amanda Holden, Jared Leto, Karl Pilkington

#3 - Michael Sheen, Amanda Holden, Jared Leto, Karl Pilkington

Season 11 - Episode 9 - Aired Oct 25, 2013

Alan Carr is joined by Michael Sheen, who discusses his new Channel 4 US show The Masters of Sex; Amanda Holden, who chats about her new autobiography; actor and musician Jared Leto, who talks about his rock band Thirty Seconds to Mars; and Karl Pilkington, who drops in to chat about his new show The Moaning of Life. Plus music from Swedish duo Icona Pop.

star 8.20
5 votes
Jack Whitehall, Jon Richardson, Matt Forde, Kasabian

#4 - Jack Whitehall, Jon Richardson, Matt Forde, Kasabian

Season 13 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 12, 2014

The bespectacled funnyman returns for a 13th series of musical performances and banter from celebrity guests, from whom - if a little alcohol-fuelled - he hopes to draw out their biggest secrets. Alan has lined up another star-studded array of international and home-grown personalities, including comedian and actor Jack Whitehall, stopping by to discuss the return of his sitcom Bad Education. Also dropping in are fellow comedians Jon Richardson and Matt Forde, while music for the evening will be provided by Kasabian with a performance of their latest single Bumblebeee

star 8.20
5 votes
Russell Howard, Dawn French, Little Mix

#5 - Russell Howard, Dawn French, Little Mix

Season 15 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 13, 2015

Guests include Russell Howard, who chats about his current series of Russell Howard's Good News, comedienne Dawn French, who discusses her new novel According to YES, and Little Mix, who perform their new single Love Me, Like You live in the studio

star 8.20
5 votes
Rob Delaney, Sharon Horgan, Catherine Tate, Adam Lambert, Roisin Murphy

#6 - Rob Delaney, Sharon Horgan, Catherine Tate, Adam Lambert, Roisin Murphy

Season 15 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 16, 2015

The host is joined by comedy actors and writers Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan to talk about the second series of their sitcom Catastrophe, while actress Catherine Tate chats about her new film SuperBob. Plus, musician Adam Lambert discusses his latest single and Irish singer-songwriter Roisin Murphy performs Evil Eyes.

star 8.17
6 votes
Nick Grimshaw, Jason Manford, Years & Years

#7 - Nick Grimshaw, Jason Manford, Years & Years

Season 15 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 30, 2015

DJ Nick Grimshaw discusses about his role as judge in The X Factor and Radio 1's Teen Awards. Plus, comedian Jason Manford drops in to talk about his new Dave show The Money Pit, and electronica trio Years & Years perform their latest single Eyes Shut.

star 8.17
6 votes
Samuel L Jackson, Ivana Trump, Katy Perry

#8 - Samuel L Jackson, Ivana Trump, Katy Perry

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 21, 2009

This week, Alan chats in his own inimitable style with Samuel L Jackson about his life and career, and also discusses Ivana Trump's extraordinary life with her. Plus, Katy Perry drops by for a chat and a performance of her latest single, Waking Up in Vegas

star 8.00
2 votes
Ricky Gervais, Katie Price, Vinnie Jones and Corinne Bailey Rae

#9 - Ricky Gervais, Katie Price, Vinnie Jones and Corinne Bailey Rae

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 4, 2010

In this opening episode, Alan is joined on the sofa by comedy superstar, Ricky Gervais. Fresh from hosting the Golden Globes, Ricky talks to Alan about the DVD release of his latest film The Invention of Lying and his forthcoming world comedy tour. Also joining Alan is model and reality TV star Katie Price, who chats about her TV new series What Katie Did Next. Plus, Vinnie Jones, who spills the beans about his time on Celebrity Big Brother and music from the talented Corinne Bailey Rae who performs an exclusive track Paris Night/New York Morning from her latest album.

star 8.00
2 votes
Paul O'Grady, Katy Perry, Davina McCall and Brandon Flowers

#10 - Paul O'Grady, Katy Perry, Davina McCall and Brandon Flowers

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired Sep 5, 2010

Katy Perry chats and also performs her new single, Davina McCall talks about 10 years of Big Brother, and Paul O'Grady discusses his new book and TV show. Plus, music from Brandon Flowers.

star 8.00
2 votes
Elle MacPherson, Bruce Forsyth, Louis Walsh, Kaiser Chiefs

#11 - Elle MacPherson, Bruce Forsyth, Louis Walsh, Kaiser Chiefs

Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 24, 2011

In the second episode, Alan is joined by Elle MacPherson and Bruce Forsyth. Louis Walsh joins Alan to give the lowdown on all things X Factor, plus there's a chat with new girl-band Wonderland. Music comes from the Kaiser Chiefs, who perform a track from their latest album, Little Shocks.

star 8.00
2 votes
Thandie Newton, Ben Miller, Jo Frost, Liam Gallagher

#12 - Thandie Newton, Ben Miller, Jo Frost, Liam Gallagher

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 1, 2011

In this show Alan is joined by Thandie Newton and Ben Miller, who talk about their latest movie, Huge. Supernanny Jo Frost discusses her new book and series, Jo Frost's Extreme Parental Guidance, while music and chat comes from Liam Gallagher, who will be performing The Beat Goes On with his band - Beady Eye.

star 8.00
2 votes
 Jimmy Carr, Tulisa, The Saturdays, Paul Weller

#13 - Jimmy Carr, Tulisa, The Saturdays, Paul Weller

Season 8 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 27, 2012

Alan Carr is joined by Jimmy Carr and pop star and X Factor judge Tulisa, who talks about her new single, Young. Plus The Saturdays and Paul Weller.

star 8.00
3 votes
Sacha Baron Cohen, Ray Winstone, Phillip Schofield, Holly Willoughby

#14 - Sacha Baron Cohen, Ray Winstone, Phillip Schofield, Holly Willoughby

Season 8 - Episode 3 - Aired May 11, 2012

In this week's episode, Supreme Leader Admiral General Aladeen of Wadiya is on the show to promote his new film The Dictator, actor Ray Winstone joins Alan to chat about his latest film, Snow White and the Huntsman, plus all the news from This Morning hosts Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby. Musical guest Rebecca Ferguson performs Glitter and Gold.

star 8.00
3 votes
Kim Kardashian, Sean Lock, Jon Richardson, Nelly Futardo

#15 - Kim Kardashian, Sean Lock, Jon Richardson, Nelly Futardo

Season 8 - Episode 4 - Aired May 18, 2012

In this episode, US TV star Kim Kardashian pops in for a chat, 8 Out of 10 Cats team captains, Sean Lock and Jon Richardson join Alan to talk about Channel 4's Comedy Gala at the 02 in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital due to air on Channel 4 next week, and musical guest Nelly Furtado performs her new single Big Hoops.

star 8.00
2 votes
Gok Wan, Adam Hills, David Weir, Eleanor Simmonds, Alex Brooker, Jody Cundy, Pink

#16 - Gok Wan, Adam Hills, David Weir, Eleanor Simmonds, Alex Brooker, Jody Cundy, Pink

Season 9 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 14, 2012

Opening the series Alan's special guests are Gok Wan, Adam Hills, Alex Brooker and Paralympic medal winners Ellie Simmonds, David Weir, Jody Cundy plus music and chat from Pink.

star 8.00
2 votes
Jessie J, One Direction, Kevin McCloud, Alicia Keys

#17 - Jessie J, One Direction, Kevin McCloud, Alicia Keys

Season 9 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 28, 2012

Alan is joined by Jessie J who chats about her autobiography Nice to Meet You, and One Direction talk about their new album and single. Kevin McCloud drops in to talk Grand Designs. Plus, there's music from US singer Alicia Keys.

star 8.00
2 votes
Lee Evans, Keeley Hawes, Dragon's Den, Sharon Osbourne, Rizzle Kicks

#18 - Lee Evans, Keeley Hawes, Dragon's Den, Sharon Osbourne, Rizzle Kicks

Season 11 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 30, 2013

Alan Carr is joined by two of the stars of the forthcoming West End comedy play Barking in Essex - Lee Evans and Keeley Hawes. Plus the stars of Dragon's Den, and Sharon Osbourne who talks about her return to The X Factor. Music is from Rizzle Kicks. Plus music from Rizzle Kicks, who perform their single Lost Generation.

star 8.00
3 votes
Justin Timberlake, Rihanna, David Haye

#19 - Justin Timberlake, Rihanna, David Haye

Season 11 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 27, 2013

Join BAFTA award-winning Alan Carr as he celebrates 100 glorious episodes and 11 series of his hit Channel 4 chat show. Throughout the years Alan has welcomed over 400 guests onto his sofa, featuring some of the biggest and brightest international and homegrown stars in showbiz, including; Lady Gaga, Grace Jones, Robbie Williams, Jamie Foxx, Rod Stewart, Liam Gallagher, Adele and many, many more. This 100th episode follows in those star-studded footsteps once again, as Alan is joined by the fantastic Justin Timberlake, who will be chatting about his new film Runner Runner, and performing Take Back The Night from his new album. Alan will also be talking fighting and fitness with Heavyweight Boxer David Haye ahead of his monumental match with Tyson Fury, before gossiping with music icon Rihanna, who will also take to the stage to perform What Now, taken from her Unapologetic album.

star 8.00
3 votes
Britney Spears, Mo Farah, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jake Bugg

#20 - Britney Spears, Mo Farah, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jake Bugg

Season 11 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 18, 2013

Guests include pop superstar Britney Spears who chats exclusively about her new single Work Bitch. London 2012 Olympic hero and long distance runner Mo Farah discusses his new autobiography, while US movie star Joseph Gordon-Levitt talks about his new film Don Jon. Plus music from Jake Bugg who performs What Doesn't Kill You in the studio.

star 8.00
4 votes
James Corden, Tom Hiddleston, Joan Collins, Tinie Tempah

#21 - James Corden, Tom Hiddleston, Joan Collins, Tinie Tempah

Season 11 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 1, 2013

Alan Carr welcomes guests James Corden to chat about the DVD release of his latest series The Wrong Mans; Tom Hiddleston discusses his role in Thor: The Dark World; while Joan Collins shares some of her latest memoirs. Plus music from Tinie Tempah who performs Children of the Sun.

star 8.00
4 votes
Robin Thicke, Paul O'Grady, Jack Whitehall

#22 - Robin Thicke, Paul O'Grady, Jack Whitehall

Season 11 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 8, 2013

Alan's guests include Robin Thicke performing his latest single Give It 2 U, Paul O'Grady drops in for a good old natter about his new chat show and comedian Jack Whitehall and his father Michael discuss their new book.

star 8.00
4 votes
Lady Gaga, John Bishop, Heston Blumenthal

#23 - Lady Gaga, John Bishop, Heston Blumenthal

Season 11 - Episode 15 - Aired Dec 6, 2013

This week's guests include Lady Gaga, who tells Alan all about her new album Artpop and gives an exclusive performance of Do What You Want. Also John Bishop, who talks about his Supersonic 2014 tour, and top chef Heston Blumenthal.

star 8.00
5 votes
Davina McCall, Russell Brand, David Dickinson, Little Mix

#24 - Davina McCall, Russell Brand, David Dickinson, Little Mix

Season 11 - Episode 18 - Aired Dec 25, 2013

Russell Brand talk about his new DVD Messiah Complex, while host of Channel 4's The Last Leg, Adam Hills, discusses his Happyism DVD. Plus a chat with Derren Brown, and a live performance from The Wanted.

star 8.00
3 votes
John Torode, Gregg Wallace, Lily Allen, Courtney Love

#25 - John Torode, Gregg Wallace, Lily Allen, Courtney Love

Season 12 - Episode 7 - Aired May 9, 2014

The excitable host is joined by MasterChef judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace as the latest series of the cooking show nears its final. Pop star Lily Allen chats and performs her latest single Our Time, and US rocker Courtney Love talks about her forthcoming UK tour

star 8.00
2 votes