Joe Lycett

News: Teatime Quiz Shows For Paddy McGuinness & Joe Lycett

Two new quiz shows are confirmed today as Catchpoint, hosted by Paddy McGuinness and The Time It Takes, hosted by Joe Lycett are set bring all new teatime trivia to BBC One.

These two new formats coming to the channel are part of the BBC’s commitment to developing and showcasing original British formats and promise to bring lots of laughs and memorable moments to Satur

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News: Joe Lycett To Front BBC One Game Show

Comedian Joe Lycett is to present a new BBC1 Saturday tea-time game show.

The Time it Takes is looking for contestants to take on the challenge of answering as many questions as you can to win a dream holiday. But there’s a twist – instead of answering questions against the clock, you’ve got to pick your own timer from a series of very silly challenges.

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News: Channel 4 Series For Joe Lycett

Following a successful pilot Channel 4 has commissioned a full series of, Joe Lycett’s Got Your Back, from Rumpus Media. The six-part series will follow comedian Joe Lycett as he turns his well-honed skills of complaining to dish out a hilarious dose of consumer justice on behalf of the people of the UK.

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News: Joe Lycett & Harry Hill Submit Work To Royal Academy

Update: Joe Lycett's sculpture Chris has been accepted by the RA. It is on sale for £12,500,000 (deposit payable today £4,500,000). This is Lycett's valuation of the sculpture. Harry's Hill's wooden piece, WELCOME HOME, COME ON IN AND CLOSE THE DOOR, has also been accepted and is available to buy for £5000. Vic Reeves also has a painting in the exhibition, CLIFF CLOTH, which has already been sold for £2,500. Comedian Katy Wix has also had her painting, A Little Trump, accepted.

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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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