UK: The Last Leg Returns On 27th January With Special Guest David Tennant
Channel 4 have confirmed programme details for the first episode of the new series of The Last Leg. David Tennant will be joining hosts Adam Hills, Alex Brooker and Josh Widdicombe for a live-broadcast tongue-in-cheek review of the events of the previous week.
David is currently finishing work on his latest feature film, the Dean Devlin-directed thriller Bad Samaritan, which has been shooting in Oregon, USA through December and January. He is expected to be chatting on the show about the third and final series of Broadchurch, launching on ITV in late February, and his much-anticipated return to the West End stage this spring in Patrick Marber's Don Juan In Soho.
The Last Leg
Friday 27th January' 10.00pm GMT
The award-winning live, satirical comedy show returns for its 10th series. Hosted by Adam Hills, Alex Brooker and Josh Widdicombe they examine the biggest most entertaining news stories via the #isitok twitter handle, where viewers tweet in edgy current affairs questions that other shows might duck. A special celebrity guest join the trio in front of a live audience each week. In the first show much-loved actor David Tennant helps dissect the week's events.
Channel 4's award-winning topical comedy talk show, The Last Leg launched in 2012 as a parallel show to the London Paralympics, but thanks to its popularity it was recommissioned for further series and it now has a broader current affairs remit. It also has a reputation for challenging discrimination and promoting social justice and for bringing disability humour to the forefront, as hosts Hills and Brooker poke fun at their own disabilities.