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 6

Comedians Dave Gorman, Ruby Wax and Alex Horne provide the nominations.

Preview clips

Further details

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

This week's awards are the Lucas for American Most Likely To Make Us Glad We Lost The USA To Begin With, the Lucas for Most Miserable Showbiz Experience and the regular Hidden Talent Award.

The winners are decided by original EastEnders Nej 'Ali Osman' Adamson, John 'Nick Cotton' Altman, Peter 'Pete Beale' Dean and Leonard 'Dr Legg' Fenton.

American Most Likely To Make Us Glad We Lost The USA To Begin With

Alex Horne: Tom Cruise

Dave Gorman: Kevin Trudeau ('Winner')

Ruby Wax: My uncle, Jimmy

Most Miserable Showbiz Experience

Dave Gorman: A performance at the Hippo nightclub, Nottingham ('Winner')

Ruby Wax: Interviewing Madonna

Alex Horne: Tony Hadley's arse

Hidden Talent Award

Dave Gorman: The ancient Japanese art of t-shirt folding

Alex Horne: Throwing a Fruit Pastille into a trumpet from 10 feet

Ruby Wax: Performing Zumba ('Winner')

Bravest Guest

Alex Horne


This episode was originally due to be broadcast on Tuesday 2nd April but was postponed to make way for a special edition of Panorama reporting on the outcome of a murder trial.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 16th April 2013
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 16th April 2013 11:05pm BBC1 Wales
Tuesday 16th April 2013 11:35pm BBC1 Scot
Friday 19th April 2013 11:25pm BBC1

Cast & crew

Matt Lucas Host / Presenter
Diana Lobatto Matt's Mum
Guest cast
Dave Gorman Guest
Ruby Wax Guest
Alex Horne Guest
Nej Adamson Self
John Altman Self
Peter Dean Self
Leonard Fenton 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
Richard Trier Editor
Dennis De Groot Production Designer
David Arnold Composer
Joe Auckland Trumpeter


Dave Gorman vs Matt's Mum

Dave Gorman has a t-shirt folding contest with Matt's mum.

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