What Joe Lycett’s joke was about as ‘offended’ fan studies comedian to police –

Comic and presenter Joe Lycett stated he was investigated by police after an “offended” fan reported him for truly actually one in every of his jokes all by means of a stand-up routine, Sky Information research.

The comic has been on his Extra, Extra, Extra! How Do You Lycett? How Do You Lycett? tour since March this yr and shared particulars concerning the investigation on his Instagram profile yesterday.



Right here’s every little issue it’s good to know concerning the matter.

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Joe Lycett reveals what joke was about

Taking to Instagram on Tuesday (June 21), Joe Lycett revealed a fan reported him to the police over a joke he steered in truly actually one in every of his performances.

The comic stated he obtained a grievance over a joke that was just some “big donkey d***”. Joe stated he needed to write down a press launch to police to elucidate the context of the joke.

“Somebody got here to my tour present a couple of weeks again and was offended by one of many jokes,” Joe captioned his Instagram submit. “And their completely comprehensible response to this was… to name the f****** police.”

The comic continued: “To be truthful to them the fuzz have been very good about all of it however felt they’d an obligation to analyze. This concerned me writing an announcement explaining the context of the joke for them; I notably loved placing the phrases ‘big donkey d***’ right into a message to a police detective.”

Joe Lycett on Steph’s Packed Lunch, Channel 4

The comic stated the joke would hold in his stand-up act.

Joe added: “Charmed, and hopefully amused, the rozzers have since closed the matter. You’ll be happy to know the joke – which I contemplate to be top-of-the-line I’ve ever written – stays firmly and proudly within the present. The tour continues till September, except I’m jailed.”

Within the equal Instagram publish, Joe uploaded a screenshot of what seems to be an electronic mail from the police stress that investigated him concerning the joke.

The electronic mail reads: “Firstly, thanks in your assist in the present day, it is vitally a lot appreciated. I can verify that police now contemplate this matter closed. Thanks.”

Since Joe kicked off his comedy tour in March, he has gone on to carry out in numerous UK cities together with Birmingham, Bournemouth, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Hull, Liverpool, Newcastle, Sheffield and York.

Different shows on the tour will happen in Brighton, London, Leicester, Manchester and loads of completely totally different venues all by means of the UK and Eire.

For additional particulars in regards to the tour, go to Joe Lycett’s official website.

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