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A double dose of Alan as Great Yarmouth tourism boss talks to comedian Alan Carr on BBC radio show

PUBLISHED: 10:53 12 July 2017 | UPDATED: 11:04 12 July 2017

Alan Carr, Great Yarmouth Borough Council's tourism boss, and Alan Carr. Photo: Great Yarmouth Borough Council & Zak Hussein/PA Wire

Alan Carr, Great Yarmouth Borough Council's tourism boss, and Alan Carr. Photo: Great Yarmouth Borough Council & Zak Hussein/PA Wire

Great Yarmouth Borough Council & Zak Hussein/PA Wire

Hello Alan, I am Alan.

There was witty banter when Great Yarmouth Borough Council’s tourism boss, Alan Carr, chatted with his showbiz and comedy counterpart Alan Carr when he appeared on Radio 2’s Alan & Mel’s Summer Escape show to talk up the delights of Great Yarmouth.

Mr Carr faced a series of questions as part of a feature called Summer Seaside Survey when he was pitched against the Isle of Wight.

He painted a diverse picture of a fun destination with a rich maritime heritage with lots to do and see; he even had time to mention that Great Yarmouth introduced the fish finger to the world.

The show’s producer, Malcolm Prince, said: “Great Yarmouth’s Alan Carr did a sterling job engaging in some witty banter with Alan and Mel.

“We loved the prospect of Alan Carr meets Alan Carr; clearly they both loved Great Yarmouth – so expect a stream of people following their lead.”

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