The excellent routines are greatly enriched by Lycett’s manner: playful, laidback, more like on of us, it feels, than the attention-seeking neurotics you might encounter elsewhere.
What a joy it is to spend an hour with Joe Lycett… Lycett is affable when the tackles the big topics as he is when he deconstructs the trivial. Arenas surely wait.
If he continues this way, Lycett will become one of mainstream’s biggest names. ★★★★
If you want to bet on the next mainstream stand-up star put your shirt on Joe Lycett. ★★★★
He’s cheeky, warm, super-funny and mixes delightful stories and observations. He’s effortlessly funny and an hour in his company is an absolute pleasure.
Extremely fine gags.
Rising talent Joe Lycett already possesses the confidence and relaxed, homely charm of an old campaigner.
A delightfully natural style that builds a real connection with the audience…an accomplished storyteller.
Entertainingly mischievous … intensely charming.
Lycett’s guaranteed to be a huge star.
The epitome of affability on stage… he has an excellent way of telling a story.
A growing force on the UK stand-up circuit.
On 2015 Edinburgh Show That’s The Way, A-Ha, A-Ha, Joe Lycett
He has the calm, confident air of a comedian twice his vintage. ★★★★
Some comedians just make it look so easy, and Joe Lycett is one such example. An hour in his company just goes down like water. Since he made his debut two years ago, he has developed the serene air of a comic completely at ease with himself and his material. ★★★★1/2
He makes funny seem easy.
On 2013 Edinburgh Show Joe Lycett: If Joe Lycett Then You Should’ve Put A Ring On It
An accomplished hour…instant rapport with his audience.
This show is a roaring success.
So entertaining…cheerfully silly…it’s a pleasure to be in Lycett’s company.
It’s impossible not to be carried off on a wave of goodwill…should leave you grinning with liberal delight.
On 2012 Edinburgh Show Joe Lycett: Some Lycett Hot
This may be Joe Lycett’s debut solo year, but his confidence and comic timing would be the envy of the most experienced turn.
His armoury consists of wit, charm, and the enviable ability to elicit laughs through cadence alone.
[The Audience is] utterly charmed…Don’t be surprised to see him gracing the Best Newcomer shortlist.