Meet The Richardsons to end after couple announce divorce

Meet The Richardsons returns for new series on Dave

Jon Richardson and Lucy Beaumont’s TV Show Meet The Richardsons is to end after the couple announced their divorce.


The show starred the previously married comedians as they gave a fictional window into their funny and frustrated marriage in Yorkshire.

However the pair announced this week that they had separated.

In a statement, they former couple shared: “After nine years of marriage, we would like to announce that we have separated.

“We have jointly and amicably made the difficult decision to divorce and go our separate ways.

“As our only priority is managing this difficult transition for our daughter, we would ask that our privacy is respected at this sensitive time to protect her well-being.

“We will be making no further comment.”


The most recent fifth series began earlier this month on Dave.

In the show, Lucy’s career is turbo-charged by her BAFTA nomination and she’s getting offered shows from the very big to the frankly bizarre. Jon is fine with Lucy’s success, he’s not competitive at all, and he knows when he’s beaten.

Ben Shephard & Jon in Meet The Richardsons series five

So, while Lucy’s busy on Taskmaster, Bake Off and Celebrity Chinese Whispers, Jon is plotting his escape from telly, with one last, lucrative job hosting a new daytime Quiz show. Meanwhile, at home, a global superstar and her partner move in next door, making it harder than ever to keep up with the neighbours.

Lucy’s turning 40 and she’d really like Jon to go with her to Glastonbury to celebrate. He’ll never agree to that. But will they both agree that five series of Meet The Richardsons is more than enough?


Guest stars in the fifth series include Adrian Chiles, Alexander Armstrong, Amanda Abbington, Ben Shephard, Carlton Palmer, Carrie & David Grant, Charlie Cooper, Cheryl Baker, Dick & Dom, Gregg Wallace, Julian Clary, Kemah Bob, Kimberly Wyatt, Lee Mack, Matt Forde, Max Rogers, Nigel Havers, Roland Gift, Stephen Mangan, Steve Pemberton, The Cheeky Girls, Tim Lovejoy and Toyah.

You can watch the latest episodes of Meet The Richardsons and catch up online now on UKTV Play.