Canterbury man pranks BBC reporter

Canterbury prankster Lee Marshall, AKA DiscoBoy, latest prank victim was a BBC reporter.

The online prankster went viral again this week after playing sex noises in the background of a BBC reporters camera time.

Marshall, from Canterbury, has hit the headlines for his pranks more than once. Some of his most famous pranks include invading X-factor, running into shops topless and starting a rave and sabotaging the Archbishop of Canterbury at the Cathedral.

Watch it here:


Marshall was lucky to be in the right place at the right time for the prank.

He said: “That was just a spur of the moment thing I was with some other YouTubers.

“I had a similar stunt planned for a future video but tried it there they just pulled up next to us.”

DiscoBoy shot to fame last year after a feud with fellow YouTuber Jack Jones landed him in hot water. Whilst recording on a night out Marshall slapped Jones round the face with some pizza.

He later appeared in court because of the incident.

DiscoBoy vs. Jack Jones:


The YouTuber with over 8,000 subscribers has more pranks planned.

He said: “I’ve got loads of ideas. Some more controversial than others, but anything pranking news is bound to get somewhere we didn’t even know what news station it was for when we done it.”

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Sean McPolin

Sean is a third-year multimedia journalism student and News Editor for Unified. He has had work used at BBC, ITV, Huffington Post, Buzzfeed and the Daily Mail. He's an aspiring online journalist with a key interest in sports, and has written for the Mirror Sport and Mail Online.

One thought on “Canterbury man pranks BBC reporter

  • 15/11/2017 at 10:22 pm

    this is highly immature behaviour , from a 32 yr old who still lives with his parents and hasn’t completed a full days work in over a decade

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