The Tez O'Clock Show. Tez Ilyas
The Tez O'Clock Show

The Tez O'Clock Show

  • TV variety
  • Channel 4
  • 2019
  • 3 episodes (1 series)

Topical satire show hosted by Tez Ilyas. Also features Sindhu Vee, Guz Khan, Sophie Willan and Adam Rowe.

Press clippings

Interview: Tez Ilyas

The standup's topical comedy show claims to be 'truly-anti-establishment'. So what's with all the pro-Brexit gags?

Brian Logan, The Guardian, 8th August 2019

The Tez O'Clock Show review

Wading into the Brexit debate without getting bogged down in the personalities or over-familiar comic conceits, The Tez O'Clock Show also didn't simply presume the positions of its audience as The Mash Report is prone to do.

Jay Richardson, Chortle, 26th July 2019

Channel 4 continues to do good work in diversifying topical TV satire: now, northern, working-class Muslim Tez Ilyas has a three-week run of sketches, chat and interviews that his sharp standup suggests will be on the money. Fellow comedians Sophie Willan, Adam Rowe, Sindhu Vee and Man Like Mobeen's Guz Khan co-star.

Jack Seale, The Guardian, 25th July 2019

I talk to Tez Ilyas

"There's a concerted effort now in television to ensure that what we see on TV is more representative of the society we live in."

Elliot Gonzalez, I Talk Telly, 23rd July 2019

Channel 4 confirms Tez O'Clock series

Channel 4 has announced a three-episode run of The Tez O'Clock Show, a topical satire format hosted by Tez Ilyas.

British Comedy Guide, 11th July 2019

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