The Week in Cartoons – The Telegraph launches The Matt Newsletter

16 August 2019

A new weekly subscriber newsletter from popular cartoonist Matt Pritchett has been launched by The Telegraph it was announced today.

Every Sunday, The Matt Newsletter, penned by Matt will provide a round-up of the week’s cartoons directly into Telegraph subscriber’s inboxes.   Readers will be given an insight into the inspiration behind that week’s sketches, as well as an exclusive, extra cartoon which will not have been seen in print.  The first newsletter will launch on Sunday August 18.

Matt’s cartoons have been a witty fixture of the front page of The Telegraph since 1988, when they were first published.  Initially published entirely in print, readers can now also enjoy Matt online at, via social media (@mattcartoonist), in the newspaper and now through this new exclusive newsletter. In 2018 The Telegraph celebrated 30 years of Matt with a host of activities to mark the milestone anniversary.

Chris Evans, Editor, The Telegraph said: ‘For over 30 years Matt’s cartoon has been at the heart of The Telegraph, with his front page take on the day’s news much loved by our readers.   Matt encapsulates the spirit of The Telegraph and I’m sure this newsletter will become essential Sunday reading for his many fans’.

Matt Pritchett said:  ‘As a cartoonist my job is to give Telegraph readers a visually funny take on the news. I hope this newsletter will offer readers a different roundup of the week’s news cycle, delivered into their inboxes every Sunday’.

The Matt Newsletter coincides with the publication of a new book: The Best of Matt 2019, published October 2019 from Orion Books.

The Matt Newsletter is the latest addition to The Telegraph’s portfolio of 30 newsletters which offer readers exclusive content straight into their inboxes.  Recently launched newsletters include The Bright Side, a one-stop-shop for the week’s good news stories, Please send Teabags: Our Expats Newsletter and The Take. These new newsletter join popular established newsletters like Brexit Bulletin, Your Royal Appointment, Front Page AM & PM and Rugby Nerd.


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