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

The Last Leg

  • TV chat show
  • Channel 4
  • 2012 - 2024
  • 322 episodes (30 series)

Weekly live topical comedy chat with Adam Hills, Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker - three guys with four legs between them.

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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.

Preview clips


John Cleese was originally billed to appear in this episode.

Broadcast details

Friday 12th October 2018
Channel 4
65 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 16th October 2018 12:55am C4

Cast & crew

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
Emma Gratton Line Producer
Cimran Shah Senior Producer
Chris Kenyon Editor
Colin Pigott Production Designer
Cath Pater-Lancucki Production Designer
Chris Kempton Lighting Designer
Steven Handley Commissioning Editor


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.


Adam Hills, Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker introduce the first in a welcome new run of the scurrilous review show in the company of celebrity guests including comedy elder statesman John Cleese. Join them as they lampoon the significant moments from the past seven days.

Mike Bradley, The Guardian, 12th October 2018

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