A former advisor to the Labour Party, Matt has hosted four series of Unspun with Matt Forde on Dave, receiving several Broadcast Digital Award nominations, and has numerous other broadcast credits including: The Royal Variety Performance, Have I Got News For You, Mock the Week, 8 Out of 10 Cats and Channel 4's Alternative Election Coverage. Matt currently presents Absolute Radio's weekly Rock 'n' Roll Football Show.
Matt also has a weekly podcast, The Political Party, in which he interviews some of politics' most powerful and notorious figures, including Tony Blair, Alastair Campbell, Ruth Davidson, Nigel Farage, Harriet Harman, Neil Kinnock, Jess Phillips, Jacob Rees-Mogg, Nicola Sturgeon and Dame Tessa Jowell. It has amassed over 5 million downloads and received numerous nominations from award bodies including the British Podcast Awards and Chortle Awards.
Described as 'our foremost satirical stand-up' by The Sunday Times, Matt regularly plays critically acclaimed sell-out runs at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with subsequent national tours.