Chambers & Nettleton
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Winner of the 2006 Laughing Horse new act competition, the 2007 Chortle Award for best newcomer and the 2007 Leicester Mercury Comedian Of The Year.
Carl Donnelly at the Just For Laughs London showcase
Low-key Carl Donnelly proved an entertaining turn with his quirky stories. He has the look and air of a man who bumbles through life, a magnet for slightly strange experiences. Sure enough, his stand-up reflects that perfectly.
On the face of it, there’s not much to the mild anecdotes he recounts, but his amiable vulnerability combined with the vivid pictures he conjures up with apparently little effort make him an engaging raconteur who’s reliably funny, even though it can be hard to pinpoint exactly why.
|Date of live review: Sunday 17th Jan, '10|
Review by Steve Bennett
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He got voted off in a democratic election last night at Komedia in Brighton, I think you can gauge a comedian's skill by their ability to deal with hecklers. Simply calling them the C word as a comeback isn't going to earn him any brownie points with the audience
Please play Liverpool, am desperate to see you live, the five-minute slots on Comedy Store are not long enough. Why have you not been on mainstream tv yet?
This guy is rocking it like it is 1973.
Saw his Edinburgh preview in Darlington on Sunday. Carl is a natural entertainer, with some very good material. For my money he’s a must-see for Edinburgh this year.
Just saw Carl's Edinburgh show preview and must say I was very impressed. Carl got off to a terrible start with a awful Hussain Bolt/Baby gag however, Carl's ability to adlib so well soon got him back on the audiences side and he soon had the room laughing with a very good set. A few tweeks here and there and this show should be well on its way to a lot of good reviews.
Saw Carl Bubbly in The Pavillion in Porthcawl. What a funny fella. Nearly got hysterical at one point I was laughing so much - it was the lettuce that nearly tipped me over the edge. Would go see him again anytime. Fab.
Saw this guy at London's Round Table and loved every minute. Really good audience rapport, really silly sense of humour. He may not be the wittiest comic around but he certainly works for me.
The Good, The Bad, And The Cuddly
Edinburgh Fringe 2007
Comedy Zone 
Three Comedians For The Price Of None
Edinburgh Fringe 2008
Carl Donnelly Vs John Robins Vs Predator
Edinburgh Fringe 2009
Carl Donnelly: Relax Everyone, It's Carl Donnelly
Edinburgh Fringe 2010
Chortle Presents Fast Fringe [Edinburgh 2010]
How Do You Solve A Problem Like Carl Donnelly?
Edinburgh Fringe 2011
Carl Donnelly 3: Carl Donnelier
Edinburgh Fringe 2012
Carl Donnelly: Different Gravy
Edinburgh Fringe 2013
Carl Donnelly: Now That's What I Carl Donnelly! Volume V
Misc live shows
Laughing Horse new act final 2006
Leicester Comedy Festival Preview Show 2008
Twitter Comedy Night
Best of Leicester Comedy Festival Tour 2009