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Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

An insight into what influenced some of the nation's best-loved comedians, and what really made them belly laugh. With Jonathan Ross, Micky Flanagan, Rich Hall and Jon Richardson. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Jonathan Ross
Participant:
Micky Flanagan
Participant:
Rich Hall
Participant:
Jon Richardson
Series Producer:
Stephanie Dennis
Executive Producer:
Andrew Beint

Genres

Live at the Apollo

Series 8 (Extended Versions)

Episode 3

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One London

Glaswegian comic Kevin Bridges introduces stand-up from the world-famous Hammersmith Apollo. He is joined by Sara Pascoe and Phill Jupitus. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kevin Bridges
Performer:
Sara Pascoe
Performer:
Phill Jupitus
Series Producer:
Anthony Caveney
Director:
Paul Wheeler
Executive Producer:
Addison Cresswell
Executive Producer:
Joe Norris
Executive Producer:
Andrew Beint

Live at the Apollo

Series 4

Episode 2

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Three

The cream of British stand-up comedy cuts loose at London's world-famous Hammersmith Apollo. Al Murray introduces Shappi Khorsandi and Russell Kane. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Al Murray
Participant:
Shappi Khorsandi
Participant:
Russell Kane
Director:
Paul Wheeler
Executive Producer:
Addison Cresswell
Executive Producer:
Andrew Beint

Live at the Apollo

Series 5

Episode 6

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Three HD

Stand-up comedy. Alistair McGowan introduces guest appearances from Scotland's young comedy prodigy Kevin Bridges and the acclaimed Reginald D Hunter. Show more

Contributors

Performer:
Kevin Bridges
Director:
Paul Wheeler
Executive Producer:
Addison Cresswell
Executive Producer:
Joe Norris
Executive Producer:
Andrew Beint

Live at the Apollo

Series 14 (Extended Versions)

Episode 1

Duration: 43 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

The awesome Ellie Taylor introduces rising comedy star Fin Taylor and the provocative Tez Ilyas to the stage. Show more

Contributors

Performer:
Ellie Taylor
Series Producer:
Anthony Caveney
Performer:
Fin Taylor
Director:
Paul Wheeler
Performer:
Tez Ilyas
Executive Producer:
Andrew Beint
Production Company:
Open Mike Productions

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC ThreeLatest broadcast: on BBC Three HD

Back for a second year, Jon Richardson hosts the Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live, introducing top stand-ups including Ed Byrne, Mark Watson, Shappi Khorsandi, Seann Walsh and many more. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jon Richardson
Executive Producer:
Addison Cresswell
Executive Producer:
Joe Norris
Executive Producer:
Andrew Beint
Series Producer:
Jon Holman
Director:
Paul Wheeler
Participant:
Ed Byrne
Participant:
Mark Watson
Participant:
Shappi Khorsandi
Participant:
Seann Walsh

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

An insight into what influenced some of the nation's best-loved comedians, and what made them belly laugh. With Paddy McGuinness, Frank Carson, Nigel Havers and Sean Lock. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Paddy McGuinness
Participant:
Shappi Khorsandi
Participant:
Frank Carson
Participant:
Nigel Havers
Series Producer:
Stephanie Dennis
Executive Producer:
Andrew Beint
Participant:
Sean Lock

Genres

Live at the Apollo

Series 6 (Extended Versions)

Episode 6

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales HD

Stand-up comedy from the Hammersmith Apollo. Funnyman Lenny Henry introduces guest appearances from Canadian comic Mike Wilmot and Ireland's legendary Tommy Tiernan. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Lenny Henry
Performer:
Mike Wilmot
Executive Producer:
Addison Cresswell
Executive Producer:
Joe Norris
Executive Producer:
Andrew Beint
Series Producer:
Anthony Caveney
Director:
Paul Wheeler
Performer:
Tommy Tiernan

Live at the Apollo

Series 8 (Extended Versions)

Episode 2

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

Welsh comic Rhod Gilbert introduces standup from the world-famous Hammersmith Apollo. He is joined by Kerry Godliman, and Jon Richardson at his misanthropic best.

Contributors

Presenter:
Rhod Gilbert
Performer:
Jon Richardson
Performer:
Kerry Godliman
Series Producer:
Anthony Caveney
Director:
Paul Wheeler
Executive Producer:
Addison Cresswell
Executive Producer:
Joe Norris
Executive Producer:
Andrew Beint

Live at the Apollo

Series 8 (Extended Versions)

Episode 4

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

The 'well good' Lee Nelson introduces stand-up from the world-famous Hammersmith Apollo. He introduces sets from one-liner king Stewart Francis and the magnificent Paul Chowdhry.

Contributors

Presenter:
Lee Nelson
Performer:
Paul Chowdhry
Performer:
Stewart Francis
Series Producer:
Anthony Caveney
Director:
Paul Wheeler
Executive Producer:
Addison Cresswell
Executive Producer:
Joe Norris
Executive Producer:
Andrew Beint

Live at the Apollo

Series 10 (Extended Versions)

Episode 6

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

The season ends as host Danny Bhoy takes the Apollo stage, joined by fellow stand-up favorites Miles Jupp and Lee Nelson.

Contributors

Presenter:
Danny Bhoy
Performer:
Miles Jupp
Performer:
Lee Nelson
Series Producer:
Anthony Caveney
Director:
Paul Wheeler
Executive Producer:
Andrew Beint
Executive Producer:
Joe Norris

Live at the Apollo

Series 10 (Extended Versions)

Episode 3

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Stand-up comedy from the Hammersmith Apollo. The sometimes controversial Frankie Boyle introduces sets from Simon Evans and Aisling Bea.

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Joe Norris
Executive Producer:
Andrew Beint
Director:
Paul Wheeler
Performer:
Simon Evans
Performer:
Frankie Boyle
Performer:
Aisling Bea
Series Producer:
Anthony Caveney

Live at the Apollo

Series 8 (Extended Versions)

Episode 6

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

The brilliant Greg Davies presents stand-up from the world-famous Hammersmith Apollo, introducing sets from the fabulous Hal Cruttenden and the always urbane Simon Evans.

Contributors

Presenter:
Greg Davies
Performer:
Hal Cruttenden
Performer:
Simon Evans
Series Producer:
Anthony Caveney
Director:
Paul Wheeler
Executive Producer:
Addison Cresswell
Executive Producer:
Joe Norris
Executive Producer:
Andrew Beint

Live at the Apollo

Series 7 (Extended Versions)

Episode 4

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Mock the Week star Andy Parsons hosts stand-up comedy from the Apollo, with special guests including the fantastic Andrew Lawrence and one-liner king Milton Jones.

Contributors

Presenter:
Andy Parsons
Performer:
Andrew Lawrence
Performer:
Milton Jones
Executive Producer:
Addison Cresswell
Executive Producer:
Joe Norris
Executive Producer:
Andrew Beint
Series Producer:
Anthony Caveney
Director:
Paul Wheeler

Live at the Apollo

Series 15

Episode 1

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

This episode is hosted by the inimitable Tom Allen, who introduces the fantastic Rosie Jones and the wonderful Kae Kurd to the world-famous Apollo stage. Show more

Contributors

Performer:
Tom Allen
Performer:
Rosie Jones
Performer:
Kae Kurd
Series Producer:
Anthony Caveney
Director:
Paul Wheeler
Executive Producer:
Andrew Beint
Production Company:
Open Mike Productions

Live at the Apollo

Series 15

Episode 2

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

This episode of the award winning Live at the Apollo is hosted by the awesome Sindhu Vee as she introduces rising comedy star Alex Edelman and the fantastic Lou Sanders to the stage. Show more

Contributors

Stand Up:
Alex Edelman
Stand Up:
Lou Sanders
Series Producer:
Anthony Caveney
Director:
Paul Wheeler
Executive Producer:
Andrew Beint
Production Company:
Open Mike Productions

Live at the Apollo

Series 15

Episode 3

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

This episode of Live at the Apollo is hosted by the fantastic Guz Khan as he introduces the fabulous Kiri Pritchard-McLean and the amazing Rhys James. Show more

Live at the Apollo

Series 15

Episode 4

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

The magnificent Darren Harriott introduces Jessica Fostekew and Stephen Bailey to the famous Apollo stage. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Anthony Caveney
Director:
Paul Wheeler
Executive Producer:
Andrew Beint
Production Company:
Open Mike Productions
Performer:
Darren Harriott
Performer:
Stephen Bailey

Live at the Apollo

Series 15

Episode 6

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

In this episode, the hilarious Desiree Burch introduces stand-up stars Paul McCaffrey and Jonny Pelham to the stage. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Anthony Caveney
Director:
Paul Wheeler
Executive Producer:
Andrew Beint
Production Company:
Open Mike Productions
Performer:
Desiree Burch
Performer:
Paul McCaffrey
Performer:
Jonny Pelham

Live at the Apollo

Series 14 (Extended Versions)

Episode 2

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

The fantastic Dara O Briain introduces the wonderful Australian comic Felicity Ward and the sensational Mo Gilligan. Show more

Contributors

Performer:
Dara O Briain
Series Producer:
Anthony Caveney
Performer:
Felicity Ward
Director:
Paul Wheeler
Performer:
Mo Gilligan
Executive Producer:
Andrew Beint
Production Company:
Open Mike Productions