Alan Carr leaves fans crying with laughter on Joe Lycett show
Northampton’s Alan Carr appeared on the first-ever episode of Joe Lycett’s new show Late Night Lycett, where the two comics took part in a sketch that left fans “crying with laughter”. Alan, 46, was joined by Dame Joanna Lumley, Katherine Ryan and Alison Hammond as the first guests of the Channel 4 comedy programme. One of the segments included a live sketch between Alan and Joe reports Ok!
The two comedians featured in a sketch called “Richard Yewtree Straight Talking” where they got into the roles of two TV anchors who discussed current affairs. The Chatty Man was made to “ruin his career” by reading a ready-made script for his character to say.
Having just spoken about King Charles’ state visit to Germany, Joe brought up the topic of immigration. Mentioning new government plans, Alan can be heard saying “no, no no” with a nervous smile on his face as he does not know what to expect.
When asked what he thinks of it, Alan said: “I haven’t looked into it,” before being told by Joe to read from the teleprompter behind the camera. “I’ll rather just keep it, I quite like having a career,” Alan said.
However, Joe wasn’t having any of it as he once again told his co-anchor to read the script – while also reattaching his fake moustache. “It’s a terrible idea,” Alan exclaimed before realising what the script is wanting him to say, making him look sternly at Joe, who was still fixing his moustache.
Alan then dramatically waves towards the audience as he says: “Bye career, bye!” before getting back into character. Viewers found the whole skit hilarious, and took to Twitter to express their thoughts.
One person tweeted Joe directly and said: @joelycett That ‘Straight Talking’ bit with Alan Carr on #LateNightLycett was honestly one of the funniest bits of TV I’ve seen in years”
Another said: “Getting back to how live C4 was back in the day, Tv worth watching. @joelycett Thank you we haven’t laughed so much at tv for while.”
A third person said: “I’m 20 mins into #LateNightLycett and it’s giving me the smile I’ve badly needed. So so brilliant.”
Later in the episode, comedian Katherine Ryan was seen stranded on an unmoored barge, slowly making her way away from the port and off on the Birmingham canal. Late Night Lycett airs on Fridays at 10pm on Channel 4.
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