Best known for his many appearances on The Footy Show, Carl Barron is one of Australia’s most popular international comedians. Since winning Comic of the Year and Best Up and Coming Talent in 1993, Carl Barron has performed in Australia, New York, London, Edinburgh, Montreal and Auckland. In 1998 Carl Barron was chosen to appear in the Best Of the Fest at the Edinburgh Comedy Festival and in 1999 appeared in four television specials entitled World Cup Comedy for the Seven Network and BskyB (UK). The programme featured four of Australia’s best comics up against four British comedians. As a result the programme’s success Carl was invited to perform at Jongleurs Comedy Club in London. Carl Barron has twice filled major theatres in both NSW and QLD and in July 2000 over 4,000 loyal fans turned up to Sydney’s Enmore Theatre to farewell Carl before his overseas trip. Carl Barron has performed sell-out seasons at both The Adelaide Fringe and Melbourne Comedy Festivals. As a result of his hit show at The Melbourne Festival, Carl was one of two Australians chosen to attend the prestigious Montreal Comedy Festival Juste Pour Rire. At the festival Carl performed on their Gala Night with host Kevin James (the King of Queens) and also appeared on the same show as Tim Allen. He was then invited to perform at The Comic Strip (New York) and The Boston Comedy Club where comedians such as Billy Crystal, Jerry Seinfeld and Adam Sandler launched their careers. Carl Barron's non-threatening observational style of comedy appeals to a broad audience and has been described as gentle, awkward, self conscious, relaxed and quirky.