MATT (MATTHEW PRITCHETT) MBE (Born 1964)

Matt

Matthew Pritchett, MBE (born 1964), known as 'Matt'

‘His genius lies in being witty without being nasty’ (Charles Moore, quoted in Max Davidson,

Daily Telegraph, 17 read more...

Matt
Matthew Pritchett, MBE (born 1964), known as 'Matt'

‘His genius lies in being witty without being nasty’ (Charles Moore, quoted in Max Davidson,
Daily Telegraph, 17 October 2008)

Matt’s much-loved pocket cartoons provide a consistently original take on the big news stories of the day.

The son of Daily Telegraph columnist Oliver Pritchett and grandson of novelist Sir Victor Pritchett, Matt Pritchett was born on 14 July 1964. He attended a grammar school in South East London, and studied Graphics at St Martin’s School of Art. Unable to get work as a film camera man, he took a job as a waiter in a pizzeria, drawing cartoons in his spare time. His first cartoons were published in the
New Statesman.

Matt gained his position as Pocket Cartoonist at the
Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph following the death of Mark Boxer in 1988. He continues to produce his daily jokes for them (nearly 3000 in total) and his work has also appeared in Punch and the Spectator. The annual anthologies of his Telegraph cartoons are a must for the Christmas stocking.

The winner of many awards, Matt received an MBE in 2002 in recognition of his significant contribution to British journalism.

He, his wife – the freelance writer, Pascale Smets – and their four children live in Blackheath. His sister, Georgina, was a scriptwriter for
Spitting Image.

The Chris Beetles Gallery represents Matt.

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I'M ON THE BREXIT DIET. I FAST ON DAYS WHEN LABOUR BACK BREXIT, AND 
EAT NORMALLY ON DAYS WHEN THEY OPPOSE IT by MATTHEW PRITCHETT

I'M ON THE BREXIT DIET. I FAST ON DAYS WHEN LABOUR BACK BREXIT, AND EAT NORMALLY ON DAYS WHEN THEY OPPOSE IT

THE GOOD NEWS IS IT DOESN'T BLAME ME FOR THE IRAQ WAR by MATTHEW PRITCHETT

THE GOOD NEWS IS IT DOESN'T BLAME ME FOR THE IRAQ WAR

I HAD A SEX ROBOT, BUT IT RAN OFF WITH THE FRIDGE by MATTHEW PRITCHETT

I HAD A SEX ROBOT, BUT IT RAN OFF WITH THE FRIDGE

OF COURSE THEY'RE EXPENSIVE! THERE'S NO MAGIC STRAWBERRY TREE by MATTHEW PRITCHETT

OF COURSE THEY'RE EXPENSIVE! THERE'S NO MAGIC STRAWBERRY TREE

EUREKA! KEVIN PIETERSEN MUST LEAD UKIP AND NIGEL FARAGE MUST OPEN THE BATTING FOR ENGLAND by MATTHEW PRITCHETT

EUREKA! KEVIN PIETERSEN MUST LEAD UKIP AND NIGEL FARAGE MUST OPEN THE BATTING FOR ENGLAND

I'VE HEARD THERE'S AN ENGLAND CRICKET SCOUT HERE TODAY, SO PLEASE DON'T SCORE 355 by MATTHEW PRITCHETT

I'VE HEARD THERE'S AN ENGLAND CRICKET SCOUT HERE TODAY, SO PLEASE DON'T SCORE 355

WE'VE ONLY GOT A FEW HOURS LEFT.
WE COULD WATCH AN ENGLAND TEST INNINGS by MATTHEW PRITCHETT

WE'VE ONLY GOT A FEW HOURS LEFT. WE COULD WATCH AN ENGLAND TEST INNINGS

COME TO THE FRONT OF THE QUEUE IF YOU CAN PLAY CRICKET by MATTHEW PRITCHETT

COME TO THE FRONT OF THE QUEUE IF YOU CAN PLAY CRICKET

NEVER MIND A WAR, WE COULDN'T TAKE ON A DRUNK AUSTRALIAN CRICKETER by MATTHEW PRITCHETT

NEVER MIND A WAR, WE COULDN'T TAKE ON A DRUNK AUSTRALIAN CRICKETER

OUT? THE BALL WAS CLEARLY IN A PERIOD OF TRANSITION BEFORE ITS EXIT by MATTHEW PRITCHETT

OUT? THE BALL WAS CLEARLY IN A PERIOD OF TRANSITION BEFORE ITS EXIT

TIES ARE NO LONGER REQUIRED IN THE COMMONS. I'M WEARING MY FORMAL ONESIE by MATTHEW PRITCHETT

TIES ARE NO LONGER REQUIRED IN THE COMMONS. I'M WEARING MY FORMAL ONESIE

VINCE CABLE IS STANDING FOR THE LIB DEM LEADERSHIP. I'M ORGANISING 
A DAY OF INDIFFERENCE by MATTHEW PRITCHETT

VINCE CABLE IS STANDING FOR THE LIB DEM LEADERSHIP. I'M ORGANISING A DAY OF INDIFFERENCE

GET THE ROLLS OUT, I'M GOING ON A DAY OF RAGE by MATTHEW PRITCHETT

GET THE ROLLS OUT, I'M GOING ON A DAY OF RAGE

THERE'S A VOTE ON THE QUEEN'S SPEECH. CAN WE TAKE OUT THE TEN DUP MPS? by MATTHEW PRITCHETT

THERE'S A VOTE ON THE QUEEN'S SPEECH. CAN WE TAKE OUT THE TEN DUP MPS?

THIS ISN'T VERY IMPRESSIVE. THINK HOW MANY DUP MPS WE COULD HAVE 
BOUGHT WITH THE MONEY by MATTHEW PRITCHETT

THIS ISN'T VERY IMPRESSIVE. THINK HOW MANY DUP MPS WE COULD HAVE BOUGHT WITH THE MONEY

OUR SON'S AN EU CITIZEN WHO HAS BEEN HERE FOR MORE THAN FIVE YEARS - WE CAN'T GET RID OF HIM by MATTHEW PRITCHETT

OUR SON'S AN EU CITIZEN WHO HAS BEEN HERE FOR MORE THAN FIVE YEARS - WE CAN'T GET RID OF HIM

NOBODY WANTS TO BE KING OF THE JUNGLE, IT'S JUST A DUTY by MATTHEW PRITCHETT

NOBODY WANTS TO BE KING OF THE JUNGLE, IT'S JUST A DUTY

THE QUEEN WILL DELIVER HER SPEECH BY SPEAKERPHONE FROM ASCOT by MATTHEW PRITCHETT

THE QUEEN WILL DELIVER HER SPEECH BY SPEAKERPHONE FROM ASCOT

THE PUB GARDEN IS DIVIDED INTO THREE AREAS: FAMILIES, SMOKERS AND TORY PLOTTERS by MATTHEW PRITCHETT

THE PUB GARDEN IS DIVIDED INTO THREE AREAS: FAMILIES, SMOKERS AND TORY PLOTTERS

I'VE RE-NEGOTIATED FATHER'S DAY AND I'M ENDING THE FREE MOVEMENT
OF CARD AND GIFTS by MATTHEW PRITCHETT

I'VE RE-NEGOTIATED FATHER'S DAY AND I'M ENDING THE FREE MOVEMENT OF CARD AND GIFTS

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