Joe Lycett

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Fingers on your buzzers! It’s Joe Lycett’s quiz of the year!
Here’s a chance to go head-to-head with the actually very rightwing comedian. Liz Truss tried, and couldn’t manage it – what about you?

Joe Lycett

20, Dec, 2022 @8:00 AM

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TV tonight: Joe Lycett, David Beckham and that World Cup money-shredding stunt
What really happened when the comedian gave Beckham an ultimatum. Plus: the ravishing finale of The English. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Graeme Virtue, Hannah Verdier and Phil Harrison

15, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Joe Lycett appears to shred £10,000 in protest at David Beckham
Comedian tweets video of stunt after his deadline for former footballer to pull out of ambassador role passes

Emily Dugan

20, Nov, 2022 @5:33 PM

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Joe Lycett should donate £10,000, not shred it | Brief letters
Brief letters: Money better spent | Recipes for protest | A fragile ecosystem | World Cup coverage

14, Nov, 2022 @5:47 PM

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Joe Lycett to shred £10,000 if David Beckham promotes World Cup in Qatar
Comedian says that if footballer does not cut ties with event his ‘status as a gay icon will be shredded’ along with the cash

Robyn Vinter

13, Nov, 2022 @5:29 PM

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Georgie Carroll: the 10 funniest things I have ever seen (on the internet)
The nurse turned comedian is here to spread cheer with the things that make her laugh online, including Joe Lycett, celebrities eating hot wings and her mum

Georgie Carroll

14, Sep, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Comedy impartiality back on the radar of BBC’s enemies
Daily Mail devotes front page to outrage at comedian Joe Lycett’s interview with Laura Kuenssberg

Jim Waterson

05, Sep, 2022 @5:12 PM

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Joe Lycett overshadows Liz Truss victory online after Daily Mail outrage
Comic continues his tongue-in-cheek support of new PM-in-waiting, as other satirists also jump in

Jamie Grierson

05, Sep, 2022 @5:12 PM

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The satire of Joe Lycett is a fitting response to our era of scorched-earth politics | Brian Logan
Shows like Sunday with Laura Kuenssberg exist to make politicians seem upright and substantial. ​Lycett rightly pointed out that some of them are not, says the Guardian’s comedy critic Brian Logan

Brian Logan

05, Sep, 2022 @9:58 AM

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‘Am I going to get shot?’ Comedy’s wild pranksters on their most daring stunts
They are the shock troops of comedy, pranksters who risk arrest and worse to ridicule the powerful. As two acclaimed practitioners – including the man who threw Nazi golfballs at Trump – hit Edinburgh, they relive their greatest scrapes

Brian Logan

22, Aug, 2022 @4:18 PM

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Race is on to revive much-loved London gay pub the Joiners Arms
Stars including Stephen Fry and Joe Lycett join forces to help campaigners fundraise for UK’s first community-run queer venue

Rupert Neate

30, Jul, 2022 @12:16 PM

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Arrest that joke! A history of gags so offensive that punters called the cops
Standup Joe Lycett has revealed that he was reported to police for one of his routines. From Sacha Baron Cohen to Jo Brand, our writer looks at what happens when laughter and the law collide

Brian Logan

28, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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