The Last Leg. Image shows from L to R: Alex Brooker, Josh Widdicombe, Adam Hills. Copyright: Open Mike Productions.

The Last Leg

Channel 4 chat show about the news. 265 episodes (23 series), 2012 - 2021. Stars Adam Hills, Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker.

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Series 15, Episode 1

Jessica Hynes and Chris O'Dowd join Adam Hills, Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker to round up, examine and explain the leading and most entertaining news stories of the week.


John Cleese was originally billed to appear in this episode.

Broadcast details

Friday 12th October 2018
Channel 4
65 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Adam Hills Host / Presenter
Josh Widdicombe Regular Panellist
Alex Brooker Regular Panellist
Guest cast
Jessica Hynes Guest
Chris O'Dowd Guest
Steven Carter-Bailey Self
Writing team
Adam Vincent Writer (Additional Material)
Tom Craine Writer (Additional Material)
Matthew Crosby Writer (Additional Material)
Aiden Spackman Writer (Additional Material)
GrĂ¡inne Maguire Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Geraldine Dowd Director
Lisa Kirk Series Producer
Charles Hyland Producer
Rufus Tanner Producer
Andrew Beint Executive Producer
Ben Knappett Executive Producer


Chris O'Dowd drunk on The Last Leg

A very 'refreshed' Chris O'Dowd discusses the story about Banksy.

Featuring: Adam Hills, Josh Widdicombe, Alex Brooker, Jessica Hynes, Chris O'Dowd.


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