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Live At The Apollo

BBC Two and BBC One stand-up showcase series. 84 episodes (13 series), 2004 - 2018. Stars Jack Dee.

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Jack Dee Live At The Apollo Series 1, Episode 2 - Ardal O'Hanlon

Deadpan host Jack Dee introduces a stand-up routine from Ardal O'Hanlon, who muses on everything from air travel to feng shui. Dee also invites the audience to send him text messages and airs his views on female soldiers.

Broadcast details

Monday 13th September 2004
45 minutes


  1. Tuesday 11th August 2009 at 10:40pm on Dave
  2. Monday 24th August 2009 at 9:40pm on Dave
  3. Wednesday 4th May 2011 at 10:30pm on Comedy Central
  4. Saturday 14th May 2011 at 10:20pm on Comedy Central
  5. Sunday 15th May 2011 at 9:00pm on Comedy Central
  6. Friday 11th May 2012 at 9:00pm on Comedy Central
  7. Friday 11th May 2012 at 11:00pm on Comedy Central
  8. Thursday 29th November 2012 at 9:00pm on Comedy Central
  9. Friday 30th November 2012 at 1:05am on Comedy Central
  10. Thursday 14th March 2013 at 12:30am on Comedy Central
  11. Thursday 8th August 2013 at 10:00pm on CC Extra
  12. Friday 9th August 2013 at 12:40am on CC Extra
  13. Thursday 7th November 2013 at 9:00pm on Comedy Central
  14. Wednesday 11th December 2013 at 10:00pm on CC Extra
  15. Thursday 12th December 2013 at 12:30am on CC Extra
  16. Friday 21st February 2014 at 9:00pm on CC Extra
  17. Thursday 2nd April 2015 at 11:00pm on CC Extra
  18. Tuesday 9th June 2015 at 12:00am on CC Extra
  19. Tuesday 9th June 2015 at 9:00pm on CC Extra
  20. Sunday 31st January 2016 at 2:00am on CC Extra
  21. Thursday 18th May 2017 at 10:00pm on Gold
  22. Friday 19th May 2017 at 2:00am on Gold
  23. Wednesday 15th November 2017 at 11:20pm on Gold
  24. Thursday 16th November 2017 at 1:40am on Gold (55 minute version)

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jack Dee Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Ardal O'Hanlon Guest
Writing team
Jack Dee Writer
Jim Pullin Writer (Additional Material)
Pete Sinclair Writer (Additional Material)
Fraser Steele Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Paul Wheeler Director
Alex Hardcastle Series Producer
Addison Cresswell Executive Producer
Joe Norris Executive Producer
Steve Andrews Editor
Colin Pigott Production Designer
Patrick Allen Announcer

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