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Sport Relief

2020

Greg James’ Sport Relief Heroes

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

In the run-up to Sport Relief, Greg James meets celebrities who have put themselves to the test to raise money for Sport Relief, including Eddie Izzard, David Walliams and Zoe Ball. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Greg James
Interviewed Guest:
Zoe Ball
Interviewed Guest:
John Bishop
Interviewed Guest:
Eddie Izzard
Interviewed Guest:
Davina McCall
Interviewed Guest:
David Walliams

The Graham Norton Show

Series 10

Episode 8

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Graham is joined by Hollywood stars Jude Law and Robert Downey Jr, Strictly Come Dancing judge Alesha Dixon, comic great Eddie Izzard and singer Rebecca Ferguson. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Graham Norton
Interviewed Guest:
Jude Law
Interviewed Guest:
Robert Downey Jr
Interviewed Guest:
Alesha Dixon
Interviewed Guest:
Eddie Izzard
Series Producer:
Jon Magnusson
Director:
Steve Smith

Live at the Apollo

Series 9

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Stand-up comedy from the world-famous venue. Comedy legend Eddie Izzard introduces South Africa's Trevor Noah and Devon's favourite son Josh Widdicombe.

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Available for 1 month

Celebrating great stand up from LGBT+ people who have appeared on the Apollo stage. This episode features Fern Brady, Desiree Burch, Alan Carr, Larry Dean, Eddie Izzard, Joe Lycett and Zoe Lyons. Show more

Contributors

Performer:
Fern Brady
Executive Producer:
Andrew Beint
Performer:
Desiree Burch
Series Producer:
Anthony Caveney
Performer:
Alan Carr
Performer:
Larry Dean
Performer:
Eddie Izzard
Performer:
Joe Lycett
Performer:
Zoe Lyons
Production Company:
Open Mike Productions

Live at the Apollo

Series 9 (Extended Versions)

Episode 1

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Stand-up comedy from the world-famous venue. Comedy legend Eddie Izzard introduces South Africa's Trevor Noah and Devon's favourite son Josh Widdicombe.

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Winter 2011

Episode 7: The Art of Stand-Up - Part One

Duration: 1 hour, 10 minutes

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

Alan Yentob presents the first of a two-part series on the art of stand-up comedy. He talks to comedians in Britain and America, exploring their backgrounds and influences. Show more

Contributors

Series Editor:
Alan Yentob
Series Editor:
Alan Yentob
Interviewed Guest:
Billy Connolly
Interviewed Guest:
Eddie Izzard
Interviewed Guest:
Jack Dee
Interviewed Guest:
Omid Djalili
Interviewed Guest:
Frank Skinner
Interviewed Guest:
David Baddiel
Interviewed Guest:
Shappi Khorsandi
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Amstell
Interviewed Guest:
Dara O Briain
Interviewed Guest:
Chris Addison
Interviewed Guest:
Jack Whitehall
Interviewed Guest:
Ed Byrne
Interviewed Guest:
Jim Davidson

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Winter 2011

Episode 8: The Art of Stand-Up - Part Two

Duration: 1 hour, 10 minutes

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

Documentary on the art of stand-up comedy. Alan Yentob talks to comedians in Britain and America, exploring the evolution of stand-up and how it transfers to other mediums. Show more

Contributors

Series Editor:
Alan Yentob
Series Editor:
Alan Yentob
Interviewed Guest:
Billy Connolly
Interviewed Guest:
Eddie Izzard
Interviewed Guest:
Jack Dee
Interviewed Guest:
Omid Djalili
Interviewed Guest:
Frank Skinner
Interviewed Guest:
David Baddiel
Interviewed Guest:
Shappi Khorsandi
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Amstell
Interviewed Guest:
Dara O Briain
Interviewed Guest:
Chris Addison
Interviewed Guest:
Jack Whitehall
Interviewed Guest:
Ed Byrne
Interviewed Guest:
Jim Davidson

Front Row

Eddie Izzard, Wilko Johnson and novelist Benjamin Markovits

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Arts news, interviews and reviews. Eddie Izzard reveals why he is reading all of Dickens' novels aloud and Wilko Johnson talks about his first album since his recovery from cancer. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Eddie Izzard
Interviewed Guest:
Wilko Johnson
Interviewed Guest:
Benjamin Markovits
Producer:
Julian May

Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

A documentary about comedian Eddie Izzard's rise to fame. Featuring interviews with Eddie, his family and friends, woven together with home movies and stand up shows. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Eddie Izzard

Sport Relief

2010

The Final Score

Duration: 1 hour

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

Special programme looking back on the 2010 Sport Relief event, which raised more than 44 million pounds, with James Corden, Gary Lineker, Eddie Izzard and Duncan Bannatyne. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
James Corden
Presenter:
Gary Lineker
Presenter:
Eddie Izzard
Presenter:
David Walliams
Presenter:
Steve Jones
Presenter:
Helen Skelton
Executive Producer:
Clare Pizey

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Post-apocalyptic drama, based on the John Wyndham novel. The world is struck blind by a solar storm, and millions of man-eating mobile plants are released to roam Britain. Show more

Contributors

Bill Masen:
Dougray Scott
Jo Playton:
Joely Richardson
Torrence:
Eddie Izzard
Dennis Masen:
Brian Cox
Walter Strange:
Ewen Bremner
Wheelchair Lady:
Rita Davies
Barricade Man:
John White
Father Thomas:
Philip Anthony
Doctor Koch:
Steven Elder
Television Director:
Simon Lowe
Blind Policeman:
Tony Maudsley
Austrian Reporter:
Karl Fischer
Vronsky:
Paul Chahidi
Doctor:
Raji James
Barricade Police Sergeant:
Scott Baker
Colonel:
Tim Frances
Old Man:
Willie Jonah
Michelle Beadley:
Genevieve O'Reilly
Australian Reporter:
Tim Versteegen
Second Hospital Mother:
Margo Virginia Cargill
Fourth Hospital Mother:
Natasha Alderslade
Girl in Street:
Eva Sayer
Man in Street:
Simon Naylor
Barricade Woman:
Stephanie Carey

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Post-apocalyptic drama based on the John Wyndham novel. As the Triffids destroy Britain, Bill works with his father to clone a genetic mutation which will sterilise them all. Show more

Contributors

Bill Masen:
Dougray Scott
Jo Playton:
Joely Richardson
Torrence:
Eddie Izzard
Bill's Dad:
Brian Cox
Walter Strange:
Ewen Bremner
Michelle Beadley:
Genevieve O'Reilly
Colonel:
Tim Frances
Old Man:
Willie Jonah
Doctor Koch:
Steven Elder
Wheelchair Lady:
Rita Davies
Vronsky:
Paul Chahidi
Father Thomas:
Philip Anthony
Television Director:
Simon Lowe
Doctor:
Raji James
Second Hospital Mother:
Margo Virginia Cargill
Fourth Hospital Mother:
Natasha Alderslade
Girl in Street:
Eva Sayer
Man in Street:
Simon Naylor
Blind Policeman:
Tony Maudsley
Barricade Police Sergeant:
Scott Baker
Barricade Man:
John White
Barricade Woman:
Stephanie Carey
Australian Reporter:
Tim Versteegen
Austrian Reporter:
Karl Fischer

Duration: 1 hour, 31 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Scotland

In 1943, disaster strikes on the remote Hebridean island of Todday when they run out of whisky. Salvation arrives, but the islanders clash with authority. Show more

Contributors

Joseph Macroon:
Gregor Fisher
Captain Waggett:
Eddie Izzard
Sergeant Odd:
Sean Biggerstaff
Paggy Macroon:
Naomi Battrick
George Campbell:
Kevin Guthrie
Catriona Macroon:
Ellie Kendrick
Mr Bain:
Ken Drury
Farquharson:
Kevin Mains
Colonel Woolsey:
Tim Pigott-Smith

Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

While on location in Czechoslovakia to film the 1920s classic Nosferatu, director FW Murnau (John Malkovich) and actor Max Schreck (Willem Dafoe) conceal a secret from the crew. Show more

Contributors

Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau:
John Malkovich
Max Schreck:
Willem Dafoe
Greta Schröder:
Catherine McCormack
Albin Grau:
Udo Kier
Fritz Arno 'Fritzy' Wagner:
Cary Elwes
Gustav von Wangenheim:
Eddie Izzard
Henrik Galeen:
Aden Gillett
Wolfgang Müller:
Ronan Vibert
Producer:
Nicolas Cage
Producer:
Paul Brooks
Producer:
Jeff Levine
Composer:
Dan Jones
Director of photography:
Lou Bogue

Loose Ends

Alice Cooper, Eddie Izzard, Tape Face, Elkie Brooks, Poppy Ajudha, Emma Freud, Clive Anderson

Duration: 36 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Clive Anderson and Emma Freud are joined by Alice Cooper, Eddie Izzard and Tape Face for a mix of conversation, music and comedy. With music from Elkie Brooks and Poppy Ajudha. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Clive Anderson
Interviewed Guest:
Alice Cooper
Interviewed Guest:
Eddie Izzard
Interviewed Guest:
undefined Tape Face
Performer:
Elkie Brooks
Performer:
Poppy Ajudha

Loose Ends

Clive Anderson, Sara Cox, Eddie Izzard, Victoria Melody, Andrew Maxwell, Badly Drawn Boy, YolanDa Brown, Mica Paris

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Clive Anderson and Sara Cox are joined by Eddie Izzard, Tanya Franks, Victoria Melody and Andrew Maxwell for an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Clive Anderson
Presenter:
Sara Cox
Interviewed Guest:
Eddie Izzard
Interviewed Guest:
Tanya Franks
Interviewed Guest:
Victoria Melody
Interviewed Guest:
Andrew Maxwell
Performer:
YolanDa Brown
Performer:
Mica Paris
Producer:
Sukey Firth

Comic Relief

2015

Face the Funny - Part 1

Duration: 2 hours, 30 minutes

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

The biennial comedy and fundraising event comes live from the London Palladium, with hosts Lenny Henry, Davina McCall, David Walliams and John Bishop. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Lenny Henry
Presenter:
Davina McCall
Presenter:
David Walliams
Presenter:
John Bishop
Participant:
Rowan Atkinson
Participant:
Dawn French
Participant:
Ben Miller
Participant:
Rebecca Front
Participant:
Dermot O'Leary
Participant:
Claudia Winkleman
Participant:
Tess Daly
Participant:
Adil Ray
Participant:
Stephen Hawking
Participant:
Catherine Tate
Participant:
Eddie Izzard
Performer:
Ella Henderson
Performer:
Sam Smith
Executive Producer:
Richard Curtis

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Extended version of the satirical news quiz. Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are joined by guest host Victoria Coren Mitchell and guest panellists Romesh Ranganathan and Eddie Izzard. Show more

Question Time

09/06/2016

Duration: 1 hour

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

David Dimbleby presents topical debate from Folkestone. Panellists include Chris Grayling MP, Hilary Benn MP, Nigel Farage MEP, Eddie Izzard and Allison Pearson. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Dimbleby
Series Editor:
Nicolai Gentchev
Executive Producer:
Hayley Valentine
Production Company:
Mentorn Scotland
Panellist:
Chris Grayling
Panellist:
Hilary Benn
Panellist:
Nigel Farage
Panellist:
Allison Pearson
Panellist:
Eddie Izzard