Joe Lycett

News: Joe Lycett To Front Great British Sewing Bee

Hit series The Great British Sewing Bee will return to BBC Two next year with new host, award-winning British comedian Joe Lycett.

Over eight weeks amateur sewers will be put to the test and take on challenges as they compete to be named Britain's best home sewer, and face resident expert judges - Patrick Grant and Esme Young.


News: TV Pilot For Joe Lycett

Channel 4 has commissioned a pilot, Joe Lycett’s Got Your Back, from Rumpus Media with comedian Joe Lycett dishing out a hilarious dose of consumer justice on behalf of the people of the UK.

Known for his epic escalating battles with officials as he lodges complaints and talks his way out of almost anything, including his now infamous parking fine, Joe Lycett is turning his hand to helping out the great British public with all their consumer complaints.


Interview: Joe Lycett

The phrase ‘bigger and better’ might have been coined specifically for Joe Lycett’s new touring show. Hitting the road with I’m About To Lose Control And I Think Joe Lycett (more on that punning title in a minute), the Birmingham-born, bred and based-comic is taking a brand new set of observations, set pieces and gags to larger venues than he’s appeared in previously on his solo tours. Not that he’s especially fazed by any of it. 


News: Major UK Tour For Joe Lycett

Update 15/11: Joe Lycett has added more dates due to demand. Tickets on sale for all dates here

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News: Sara Pascoe, Joe Lycett, Angela Barnes, Sofie Hagen Lined Up For ARGComFest

London’s weekend comedy festival ARGComFest (Actually Rather Good Comedy Festival) is set to return for its 6th year. The two-day extravaganza will feature 60 comedians performing at Shoreditch Town Hall on July 1 & 2.
The festival is firmly established as the place where the finishing touches are put on soon-to-be award-winning shows heading up to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

News: Wells Comedy Festival Line-Up Announced – Lee, Christie, Acaster & Lots More

The Wells Comedy Festival  in association with Brothers Cider has announced its initial line-up for this year's festival. 

Over the bank holiday weekend of May 26-28 England’s smallest city plays host to a ‘weekend-long stand-up jamboree’ (The Guardian), with over 35 comedy shows taking place at four venues in Wells.

News: Hugh Dennis, Noel Fielding, Joe Lycett, Lolly Adefope, Mel Giedroyc Join Taskmaster Cast

Hugh Dennis, Joe Lycett, Lolly Adefope, Mel Giedroyc and Noel Fielding will compete to be crowned Taskmaster champion in series four of the hit show starring BAFTA-nominated Greg Davies and Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Alex Horne. Series four and five of Taskmaster, 2015’s most watched commission on UKTV Play, are scheduled to air in 2017. 

Preview: It’s Not What You Know, Radio 4

Comedian Joe Lycett will make his first appearance as the new host of BBC Radio 4’s It’s Not What You Know on Thursday 29 September. He takes over from Miles Jupp, who now hosts Radio 4’s The News Quiz.

Joe’s first panel of celebrity guests - to be quizzed on how people close to them answered certain questions - will include television presenter Tim Lovejoy and comedians Holly Walsh and Nish Kumar.


News: Joe Lycett Silences Troll

Joe Lycett has explained how he dealt with someone who sent him an email saying that he didn't like him.

Talking on 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown the playful Birmingham comedian told the story about a man who "for legal reasons we are going to call Brian." Brian wrote to Lycett at 3am saying that he preferred Jimmy Carr and that Lycett should "find another job. You’re a dick."


News: Joe Lycett to Record Debut DVD - Tickets & Pre-Order Here

Rising star Joe Lycett is to record his debut stand-up DVD this May, to be released later this year.

The Birmingham comic has just added the filming date to his current That's The Way, A-Ha A-Ha, Joe Lycett tour schedule. There will be two special performances at the Duchess Theatre in London on May 23 at 6.30pm & 9pm. Tickets here.



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