Who is Joe Lycett? Comedian and panel show regular and presenter of The Great British Sewing Bee

Who is Joe Lycett? Comedian and panel show regular and presenter of The Great British Sewing Bee

But who is the funny man and what else do we know about him?

Who is Joe Lycett?

Joe Lycett, 30, is a British comedian from Birmingham.

He is known for appearing on comedy shows such as Never Mind the Buzzcocks,  and as being the voiceover on Epic Win and Ibiza Weekender.

Joe was also known as "the resident news hound" on fellow comedian Josh Widdicombe's XFM radio show.

He identifies as pansexual, telling Gay Times: “I think it’s important some people do publicly go ‘Hey, I’m not straight and I’m not gay. I’m somewhere in the middle and that’s ok.’”

He featured on the panel of ITV show Harry Hill's Alien Fun Capsule.

When was his UK Tour?

Joe's tour in 2018 took  him all across the country.

It kicked off in February and ran all the way through to October.

He genuinely is performing in pretty much every corner of the country.

What did Joe Lycett do before he was famous?

Joe studied Drama and English at the University of Manchester before going into comedy.

He proved he had talent early on, being named the 2009 Chortle Student Comedian of the Year, and being a finalist in the 2011 BBC New Comedy Awards.

At the Edinburgh Comedy Awards in 2012, his stand-up debut show, Some Lycett Hot, was nominated for Best Newcomer.

Is Joe hosting the Great British Sewing Bee 2018?

It has been announced that Joe is set to replace Claudia Winkleman as the show’s presenter on the Great British Sewing Bee 2018.

The Strictly host will no longer present the series, due to other work commitments.

Instead Joe will be stepping in to replace her for the 2018 series.

 

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