Live At The Apollo. Copyright: Open Mike Productions.

Live At The Apollo

BBC Two and BBC One stand-up showcase series. 91 episodes (14 series), 2004 - 2019. Stars Jack Dee.

Another series is in development.
Series 6, Episode 5 is repeated on Gold today at 10:35pm.

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

  1. 11th September via Beyond The Joke: Live at the Apollo 2019 line-up
Genre
Stand-Up
Broadcast
2004 - 2019
Channels
BBC Two, BBC One
Episodes
91   (14 series), plus 4 highlights specials
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 26th August 2019 on BBC Two at 10pm
Upcoming repeats
  1. Series 6 Episode 5: Today at 10:35pm on Gold
  2. Series 6 Episode 5: Tomorrow at 1:30am on Gold
  3. Series 4 Episode 5: Tomorrow at 1:40am on Dave
  4. Series 4 Episode 5: Tomorrow at 9pm on Dave
  5. Series 6 Episode 4: Tomorrow at 10:40pm on Gold
  6. Series 6 Episode 4: Friday at 12:55am on Gold
  7. Series 11 Episode 5: Sunday at 10pm on BBC2
  8. Series 11 Episode 1: Wednesday 23rd October at 11:15pm on Gold
  9. Series 11 Episode 1: Thursday 24th October at 2:35am on Gold
  10. Series 11 Episode 2: Tuesday 29th October at 1:05am on GoldShow all repeats
  11. Series 11 Episode 2: Tuesday 29th October at 11:20pm on Gold

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