Originally from the North East of England, now residing in Manchester, Carl Hutchinson first took to the stage in 2007 and quickly became a multi-award winning comedian. In August of that year Carl reached the final of the esteemed So You Think You’re Funny competition held in Edinburgh and in October of the same year he was crowned the winner of the Beat the Frog World Series competition held in Manchester. Not content with just one award he headed to Camden in October 2008 to become the Mangers Pub Comedian of the Year. The following year in February 2009 Carl was nominated for the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year. Carl is now an established act on the circuit and performs all over the country; Playing gigs for The Hyena, The Frog & Bucket, Highlight, Rawhide, The Stand, Avalon, Bottle Rocket Comedy, Hilarity Bites, Big Night Out and Toby Jones.
“His overriding quality was his reactive nature to the audience.” Open Mic Productions
“Hutchinson’s trump card is the way he interacts with the audience, rolling with every ‘ooh’ and ‘aah’ his material generated, giving a dynamism and spontaneity to his performance.” Steve Bennett
“His act was very dry but immensely sharp with an underlying energy which wasn’t obviously rehearsed like many others I have seen on the circuit.” Weekend Post
“The phrase ‘One to watch’ gets bandied around a lot on the comedy circuit, but Carl is one of a few new comedians where it actually applies.” Evening Gazette
“His tone and manner was very funny as he was almost argumentative.” BBC Comedy
"Hutchinson held a 200-strong crowd in the palm of his hand." The Publican