Carl started performing stand-up regularly in 2005 and quickly established himself as one of the most exciting new comics climbing the comedy ladder. His conversational style and silly sense of humour have seen him wina host of awards and become a regular act and MC at clubs all over the country (and the world having also performed in France, Germany, Singapore, The Netherlands, Oman, Dubai, Ireland and probably some others he has forgotten about!).
Russell Howard’s Good News – BBC3(2009)That Was the Noughties -BBC3 (2009)
The Most Annoying People of 2009 – BBC3(2009)
Grouchy Young Men – Comedy Central (2009)
Comedy Cuts Season 3 – ITV2(2009)
Edinburghand Beyond -Paramount Comedy(2008)
Radio -Carl has appeared as a performer on Radio 4’s ’28 Acts in 28 Minutes’ and Loose Ends as well as appearing as a guest on 5Live (Various), 6 Music (Various) and a number of other radio stations.
The Guardian said ""[Donnelly] has developed an style that is the antithesis of the loud, sweaty, manic comic so prevalent on the telly and live tours at the moment. This is standup with valium: near horizontal levels of louche that takes the mundane stories of everyday life and turns them into stretches of self-deprecating silliness""