Joe Lycett's Got Your Back. Joe Lycett
Joe Lycett's Got Your Back

Joe Lycett's Got Your Back

  • TV comedy
  • Channel 4
  • 2019 - 2024
  • 25 episodes (3 series)

Joe Lycett becomes the peoples' champion in a new comedy investigating consumer rights and justice. Also features Katie Morley and Mark Silcox.

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Series 3, Episode 1

Joe Lycett's Got Your Back. Image shows from L to R: AJ Odudu, Joe Lycett, Mark Silcox
The comedian returns to investigate consumer rights and fight for justice. In this first edition of a new run, guest AJ Odudu shares her tips for how to be a good complainer and helps Joe as he takes on the massive issue of plastic waste. Plus, comedian Sophie Duker investigates rat-run traffic fines and regular contributor Mark Silcox pits Coke against Pepsi in the ultimate scientific test.

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Broadcast details

Thursday 19th August 2021
Channel 4
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 20th August 2021 1:50am 4seven
Tuesday 24th August 2021 2:20am 4seven
Wednesday 15th September 2021 1:50am C4

Cast & crew

Joe Lycett Host / Presenter
Mark Silcox Self
Guest cast
AJ Odudu Guest
Sophie Duker Self
Steph McGovern Self
Tia Kofi Self
Writing team
Joe Lycett Writer
James Kettle Writer (Additional Material)
Charlie George Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Paul Taylor VT Series Director
Jeanette Goulbourn Series Studio Director
Michelle Cox Series Editor
Charlotte Freinberg (as Charlotte Barker) Series Producer
Amanda Cox Producer
Lindsey Harris Producer
Emily Hudd Executive Producer
Iain Wimbush Executive Producer
Emily France VT Producer/Director
Tom Levigne VT Producer/Director
Nick Stapleton VT Producer/Director
Paul Routledge Edit Producer
Edward Stambollouian Associate Producer
Lowri Fflur Davies VT Producer/Director
Paul King Edit Producer
Matt Nida Senior Producer
Nicole Sullivan Senior Producer
Steve Dix Editor
Pascal Emmenegger VT Editor
Mark Redfern VT Editor
Johnny Saunders VT Editor
Tom Perrett VT Editor
Rich Wilson VT Editor
Joe Swanson VT Editor
Andrew Gates Production Designer
Julia Smith Lighting Designer
Holley Gray Composer
Lee Watson Graphics
Dave Whyte Graphics
Joe Lycett Paintings


Joe Lycett storms off live TV show

Joe Lycett takes us behind the scenes of the day he almost got himself cancelled after walking off Steph's Packed Lunch over a plastic bottle. The stunt caused a social media storm and resulted in a HUGE win for the planet when Yop agreed to stop using white P.E.T plastic bottles.

Featuring: Joe Lycett & Steph McGovern.

Council's outrageous fines

Joe Lycett and Sophie Duker take on Croydon Council over the Parsons Mead LTN (Low Traffic Neighbourhood) which has left locals racking up hundreds of pounds in fines.

Featuring: Joe Lycett & Sophie Duker.


Joe Lycett's Got Your Back review

This retro-style magazine show is only occasionally diverting but it does contain some intriguing investigative nuggets.

Anita Singh, The Telegraph, 19th August 2021

Joe Lycett: 'cancelling' himself, plastic waste & puns

As comedian Joe Lycett returns to fight the public's battles as part of Joe Lycett's Got Your Back, Danielle de Wolfe discovers more about the series.

Danielle de Wolfe, The Herald, 17th August 2021

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