The Matt Lucas Awards. Matt Lucas. Copyright: John Stanley Productions / BBC
The Matt Lucas Awards

The Matt Lucas Awards

  • TV panel show
  • BBC One
  • 2012 - 2013
  • 13 episodes (2 series)

Matt Lucas brings his Radio 2 panel show format to television. Guests nominate people and things for his obscure award categories. Stars Matt Lucas, Diana Lobatto and David Arnold.

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Series 2, Episode 2

The nominations this time are provided by comedian Jason Manford, presenter Eamonn Holmes and stand-up Josie Long.

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Further details

The Matt Lucas Awards. Copyright: John Stanley Productions / BBC

This week's awards are the Lucas for Most Annoying Queue, the Lucas for Most Irritating Children's TV Character and the regular Hidden Talent Award.

The winners this time are decided by Grange Hill legends Michael 'Mr Baxter' Cronin, Gwyneth 'Mrs McCluskey' Powell and Lee 'Zammo Maguire' Macdonald. Who will be leaving Matt's front room with their own golden Lucas statue? Only The Matt Lucas Awards has the answers.

Most Annoying Queue

Eamonn Holmes: Queueing in the airport ('Winner')

Josie Long: Queueing on the phone

Jason Manford: Ponces at Wimbledon

Most Irritating Children's TV Character

Jason Manford: Scrappy-Doo

Eamonn Holmes: Andy Pandy ('Winner')

Josie Long: Why Bird (Withdrawn)

Hidden Talent Award

Eamonn Holmes: Identifying the films of John Wayne just by the hat he wears

Josie Long: Guessing the end of any headline from a certain type of woman's magazine

Jason Manford: Singing Italian opera ('Winner')

Most Desperate Guest

Josie Long

Broadcast details

Tuesday 12th March 2013
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 12th March 2013 11:05pm BBC1 Wales
Tuesday 12th March 2013 11:35pm BBC1 Scot
Wednesday 13th March 2013 11:10pm BBC1

Cast & crew

Matt Lucas Host / Presenter
Diana Lobatto Matt's Mum
Guest cast
Jason Manford Guest
Eamonn Holmes Guest
Josie Long Guest
Des Forshaw Old Man 'Diva'
Michael Cronin Self
Lee Macdonald Self
Gwyneth Powell Self
Ellie Darvill Self
Writing team
Matt Lucas Writer
Ashley Blaker Writer
Ali Crockatt Writer (Additional Material)
David Scott Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Geoff Posner Director
Ashley Blaker Series Producer
Richard Grocock Producer
Matt Lucas Executive Producer
Saurabh Kakkar Executive Producer
Simon Hornbrook Editor
Dennis De Groot Production Designer
David Arnold Composer


Eamonn Holmes and Airport Queues

Eamonn Holmes explains his dislike for airport queues.

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