On the radio he has been a guest on Scott Mills, Greg James and Nick Grimshaw's programmes on BBC Radio 1 and on Richard Bacon's programme on BBC Radio 5 Live.
In August 2011 he wrote and performed the short story Spooky and the Van which was broadcast in the Afternoon Reading slot on BBC Radio 4.
Lycett was the 2009 Chortle Student Comedian of the Year, the runner-up in the 2009 Laughing Horse New Act of the Year, and a finalist in the 2011 BBC New Comedy Awards.
In 2012, his debut stand-up show Some Lycett Hot was nominated for the Best Newcomer at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards.
The 41-year-old DJ looked like he was struggling as he sported camouflage threads while preparing himself for abseiling down the 400ft tall Blackpool Tower to raise money for the annual BBC charity telethon.
Clearly getting ready for the physically-draining task, he ensured his preparation was serious - in the form of intense military training under the guidance of Physical Training Instructor's Sergeant Lee Douglas and Corporal Marc Bird.
Read more: Oktoberfest is coming back to Kent for 2017 and here's what you can expect It will be the first official event the university has held in its grounds, giving thousands of people the chance to see it as students and staff descend on the prison for end of year celebrations.
Scott and Chris really wanted to bring ‘Story Trumps’ back, but they’ve been waiting for the right people to come along. Freddie Flintoff and Robbie Savage are ALL about the mad stories. Listener Gemma has a problem: Scott's the third wheel in her relationship with fiancé Daniel... And Scott wants to give himself one more crack of the whip to bag himself a date.When you’ve got more relevant up-and-coming artists and bands and there’s a space on the playlist, then it’s in the BBC Radio 1 remit that it should go to a British artist anyway.In an interview with The Sun newspaper, the 56-year-old artist blasted the UK station for reportedly snubbing her latest single Living For Love, insisting it was because she was deemed irrelevant to the station's younger audience.David Hannaway, Students' Union President, said: "It's such an unusual venue, Christ Church Students' Union can't wait to breathe new life into the historic prison celebrating our annual Summer Ball with our student members."The prison's unique features such as the razor wire and search spotlights will really accentuate and showcase the acts we have performing, such as Scouting for Girls and Radio 1's Scott Mills."For more information about the event, visit the Christ Church Summer Ball website.James from Busted has always really wanted to play Innuendo Bingo and today his dream came true. Enjoy clips from Come Dine With Me, Gary Lineker, The Archers and even Alexander Armstrong.Pop star and former X Factor finalist Amelia Lily is another artist appearing at the ball and she said: "I've never performed at a prison before and don't think many people have.It's something I'm really looking forward to."Read more: X Factor winner Louisa Johnson will join Olly Murs at the Kent Cricket Ground in Canterbury A spokesperson for Canterbury Christ Church Students' Union said: "When the opportunity presented itself to use the former Canterbury Prison, it was something we had to look into and we're very happy to have secured it as the venue for Summer Ball 2017."Knowing that it was a working prison until only a few years ago is pretty exciting and gives us a very unique venue to celebrate the end of year in style."Students and staff alike have been eager to see inside the prison grounds for some time and this should give them the opportunity to do so, plus get to see some amazing acts."Read more: Louisa Johnson and Diversity will perform at the Big Day Out in Maidstone Scouting for Girls will be celebrating the band's 10-year anniversary, while other guests include Beat a Maxx, The Jersey Rollers, Imani Williams, Samantha Harvey, Abbie Mc Carthy and Platnum and Sweet Female Attitude, as well as numerous student acts.A while ago I got MS (multiple sclerosis) which is rubbish. I want to come back to work full time but I can't do it."I'm not leaving Radio 1, I'm going to go back with (BBC radio producer and 'The Surgery' presenter) Aled."Talking to Mills, Beccy revealed that it was the show's listeners who initially helped her realise the severity of her condition."It was kind of diagnosed by some listeners on Twitter who heard me mention my symptoms and texted in - so thank you for that because I actually went to the doctor."Mills went on to confirm that Friday's (January 18) show will be his colleague's last: "It is the best thing to do but I am going to miss you.You know there is always a place for you here."We've been talking about it for a while but Beccy's last show will be Friday and we're going to make it a good one.Veteran: Sir Terry announced on BBC : 'Your mission, should you to choose to accept it, is to abseil down the Blackpool Tower, all 400 feet of it.Scouting for Girls and BBC Radio 1 DJ Scott Mills are among the acts set to perform at Canterbury's former prison when it is used for the first time since its closure.