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.

Next new episode is on Friday at 10pm. Series 23, Episode 4
Catch-up on Episode 3 on All 4
Recording at BBC Television Centre. Tickets

Series 5, Episode 7

Russell Crowe joins Adam Hills and co-hosts Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker to review the main talking points of the week with irreverence and satire.

Broadcast details

Friday 20th February 2015
Channel 4
70 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Adam Hills Host / Presenter
Josh Widdicombe Regular Panellist
Alex Brooker Regular Panellist
Guest cast
Russell Crowe Guest
Writing team
Adam Vincent Writer (Additional Material)
Tom Craine Writer (Additional Material)
Matt Forde Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Geraldine Dowd (as Geri Dowd) Director
Dominic Martin Producer
Andrew Beint Executive Producer
Claire Horton Executive Producer


Gladiator 2: Son Of Maximus

It's been Alex Brooker's dream to act with Russell Crowe, so with a script at the hand Alex and Russell read the dramatic scene to his new screenplay Gladiator 2: Son Of Maximus.

Featuring: Adam Hills, Josh Widdicombe, Alex Brooker, Russell Crowe.

Adam Hills presents his rugby skills

The South Sydney Rabbitohs has an exciting game approaching, Adam Hills will be there watching and asks the owner Russell Crowe if he could play. To help show off his skills, Adam attempts to throw Rugby balls through the mouth of a Vladimir Putin!

Featuring: Adam Hills, Josh Widdicombe, Alex Brooker, Russell Crowe.


Supporters and subscribers get more

Additional content and tools are available across the site for Supporters and BCG Pro subscribers. On this page you can:

  • Broadcast details of 2 further repeats of this episode
  • This episode's inital overnight ratings
  • BCG Pro business users can see additional crew credits  
    If you join BCG Pro business, you can see production designer & editor credits for this episode.

Donate (for fans) BCG Pro

Already a donor or Pro user?