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Live At The Apollo

BBC Two and BBC One stand-up showcase series. 98 episodes (15 series), 2004 - 2020. Stars Jack Dee.

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Live At The Apollo. Jack Dee. Copyright: Open Mike Productions.

Live At The Apollo

Stand-up comedy performances from London's Hammersmith Apollo, by the biggest acts on the circuit

Genre
Stand-Up
Broadcast
2004 - 2020
Channels
BBC Two, BBC One
Episodes
98   (15 series), plus 12 highlights specials / documentaries
Star
Jack Dee
Writer
Jack Dee
Director
Paul Wheeler
Producers
Alex Hardcastle, Anthony Caveney, Hazel Rose, Rose Hanson and Mia Cross

A plethora of top comedians perform their best stand-up to an audience of over 3,000 at the Hammersmith Apollo in London.

At the forefront of its genre, the roll-call of stand-ups who have performed in front of the famous Live At The Apollo lights plays out like a who's who of comedic royalty. Each episode sees a national (and sometimes international) stand-up both compering and performing, before introducing two of the best established and up-coming stand-ups to the stage.

The first two series, and the first episode of the third series, were hosted by Jack Dee and thus this show was originally titled Jack Dee Live At The Apollo.

Guest hosts for the more recent series have included Jo Brand, Kevin Bridges, Rob Brydon, Ed Byrne, Alan Carr, Jimmy Carr, Greg Davies, Omid Djalili, Micky Flanagan, Rhod Gilbert, Rich Hall, Lenny Henry, Russell Howard, Stephen K Amos, Sean Lock, Lee Mack, Jason Manford, Alistair McGowan, Michael McIntyre, Sarah Millican, Al Murray, Lee Nelson, Dara O'Briain, Andy Parsons, Joan Rivers and Jack Whitehall.

Production Details

Production company
Also known as
  • Jack Dee Live At The Apollo (Other official name)
  • LATA (Acronym)
  • Noel At The Apollo (Christmas title)
  • All Girls Live At The Apollo (2018 highlights specials)
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 6th September 2004 on BBC One at 10:35pm
Last new broadcast
Monday 28th December 2020 on BBC Two at 10:20pm
Upcoming repeats
  1. The One About... Episode 5: Today at 10pm on BBC2
  2. Series 11 Episode 5: Today at 11:20pm on Gold
  3. Series 11 Episode 5: Tomorrow at 2:15am on Gold
  4. Series 11 Episode 5: Tomorrow at 11pm on Gold
  5. Series 5 Episode 4: Sunday at 12am on Dave
  6. Series 5 Episode 4: Sunday at 10pm on Dave
  7. Series 4 Episode 4: Tuesday at 1am on CC Extra
  8. Series 4 Episode 6: Wednesday at 9pm on Comedy Central
  9. Series 11 Episode 4: Friday 13th August at 1:55am on Gold
  10. Series 4 Episode 1: Friday 13th August at 10pm on CC ExtraShow all repeats
  11. Series 5 Episode 5: Sunday 15th August at 12am on Dave
  12. Series 11 Episode 4: Sunday 15th August at 12:40am on Gold
  13. Series 5 Episode 5: Sunday 15th August at 10pm on Dave
  14. Series 11 Episode 6: Friday 20th August at 12:35am on Gold

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