Channel 4's Alternative Election Night. Image shows from L to R: David Mitchell, Jeremy Paxman. Copyright: Zeppotron
Channel 4's Alternative Election Night

Channel 4's Alternative Election Night

  • TV factual
  • Channel 4
  • 2010 - 2019
  • 4 episodes

Satirical comedy shows broadcast live, revealing the results of the 2010, 2015, 2017 and 2019 General Elections. Features David Mitchell, Jeremy Paxman, Richard Osman, Cathy Newman, Jimmy Carr and more.

Episode menu

Episode One

Jeremy Paxman, David Mitchell and Richard Osman are joined by a host of guests in the studio and around the country with their take on the unfolding story. The main section of the show starts at 11pm (the team introduce 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown and Gogglebox specials between 9:15pm and 11pm).


A Zeppotron and ITN News production for Channel 4, with additional Gogglebox inserts from Studio Lambert.

Broadcast details

Thursday 8th June 2017
Channel 4
540 minutes

Cast & crew

David Mitchell Host / Presenter
Jeremy Paxman Host / Presenter
Richard Osman Host / Presenter
Cathy Newman Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Mona Chalabi Host / Presenter
Gary Gibbon Host / Presenter
Ann Widdecombe Guest
Alastair Campbell Guest
Gina Miller Guest
Robert Rinder Guest
John McDonnell Guest
Julia Hartley-Brewer Guest
Dan Hodges Guest
Dominic Raab Guest
Toby Young Guest
Yanis Varoufakis Guest
Tim Shipman Guest
Ayesha Hazarika Guest
Alex Thomson Self
Michael Crick Self
Kate Hoey Self
Matt Frei Self
Emily Thornberry Self
Jackie Long Self
Andy Davies Self
Helia Ebrahimi Self
David Lammy Self
Barry Gardiner Self
Darshna Soni Self
Fatima Manji Self
Vince Cable Self
Chuka Umunna Self
Nicola Sturgeon Self
Yvette Cooper Self

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