Joe Lycett says 'it's Birmingham time' after Bafta win

by 24britishtvMay 13, 2024, 5:20 p.m. 24
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Comedian Joe Lycett, whose Birmingham-based show Late Night Lycett won a Bafta on Sunday, has spoken about his home city providing diversity and regional opportunities in the TV industry.

In a press conference after the awards, he said he felt it was "Birmingham time".

Lycett urged other shows to hire more trainees and people from a broader range of backgrounds, saying it ultimately made for a happier workplace and better production.

"I've been on some very unhappy productions, and often they're the ones that are just all about the bottom line and just want to make money," he said.

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