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Stand-up comedy at its best

Live from the world famous Hammersmith Apollo in London, the Bafta-nominated Live at the Apollo showcases a range of comedic talents, with a variety of different styles.

Each episode features a different host, who performs a special set before introducing some of the finest comedians on today ́s circuit.

This series, taking their turn as host are Sarah Millican, Jason Manford, Frankie Boyle, Jon Richardson, Hal Cruttenden and Danny Bhoy.

Joining them on stage is talent in the fine forms of Joe Lycett, Doc Brown, Sara Pascoe, Justin Moorhouse and Miles Jupp, to name just a few...

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Episode 1, Series 11

Friday March 31 at 21:15

Series 11, Episode 1

'Chatty Man' Alan Carr is your host as he introduces two of comedy's biggest stars: the fabulously funny Francesca Martinez and rising comedy star Nish Kumar. 1/7

Episode 1, Series 12

Monday April 3 at 00:05

Series 12, Episode 1

Stand-up comedy from the Hammersmith Apollo. In the first episode, the fabulously funny Sarah Millican is host, introducing rising comedy star Tom Allen and US comedian Arj Barker to…

Episode 2, Series 11

Tuesday April 4 at 21:15

Series 11, Episode 2

The famously quick-witted Dara Ó Briain introduces two of comedy's biggest stars - razor-sharp comic Zoe Lyons and the very talented Paul Chowdhry. 2/7

Episode 3, Series 11

Wednesday April 5 at 21:15

Series 11, Episode 3

Stand-up comedy from the Hammersmith Apollo. Host Noel Fielding introduces Dane Baptiste and Ireland's newest comedy star Al Porter. 3/7

Episode 5, Series 11

Friday April 7 at 21:35

Series 11, Episode 5

The best stand-up comedy from the famous London venue. 5/7

Episode 5, Series 11

Saturday April 8 at 03:05

Series 11, Episode 5

The best stand-up comedy from the famous London venue. 5/7

Episode 2, Series 12

Monday April 10 at 00:00

Series 12, Episode 2

Star of the BBC sitcom Josh and The Last Leg, Josh Widdicombe is the host as he introduces the brilliant Nathan Caton and Australian comic Celia Pacquola to the stage.

Episode 6, Series 11

Tuesday April 11 at 21:15

Series 11, Episode 6

The best stand-up comedy from the famous London venue. 6/7

Episode 1, Series 3

Wednesday April 12 at 21:15

Jason Manford and Russell Howard

Cutting-edge comedy from the Apollo stage with host Jack Dee and guests Jason Manford and Russell Howard. 1/6

Episode 2, Series 3

Friday April 14 at 21:40

Alan Carr and Jimmy Carr

Cutting-edge comedy from the Apollo stage where Jimmy and Alan Carr point the finger at bullies, estate agents and bread-making machines. 2/6

Episode 3, Series 12

Monday April 17 at 00:05

Series 12, Episode 3

In the third episode, multi award-winning Gina Yashere is your host as she introduces surreal Australian comedian Sam Simmons and rising comedy star Ellie Taylor to the stage.

Episode 3, Series 3

Tuesday April 18 at 21:15

Jo Brand and Michael McIntyre

Cutting-edge comedy from the Apollo stage where Jimmy and Alan Carr point the finger at bullies, estate agents and bread-making machines. 3/6

Episode 4, Series 3

Wednesday April 19 at 21:15

Lee Mack and Sean Lock

Riotous stand-up comedy with Lee Mack and Sean Lock, recorded live at the Hammersmith Apollo, London. 4/6

Episode 5, Series 3

Friday April 21 at 21:40

Joan Rivers and Patrick Kielty

Joan Rivers hosts Patrick Kielty as they point the finger at bad parents, inept terrorists and binge drinking in a comedy special. 5/6

Episode 5, Series 3

Saturday April 22 at 03:05

Joan Rivers and Patrick Kielty

Joan Rivers hosts Patrick Kielty as they point the finger at bad parents, inept terrorists and binge drinking in a comedy special. 5/6

Episode 4, Series 12

Monday April 24 at 00:10

Series 12, Episode 4

In tonight's fourth episode, Australian comedy star Adam Hills is your host as he introduces US comic Michelle Wolf and sharp-witted Jamali Maddix to the stage.

Episode 6, Series 3

Tuesday April 25 at 21:15

Dara O Briain, Stephen K Amos and Frankie Boyle

Dara O'Briain is this week's host, with special guests Stephen K Amos and the boundary-pushing Frankie Boyle. 6/6

Episode 1, Series 4

Wednesday April 26 at 21:15

Michael McIntyre, Rich Hall and Rhod Gilbert

Michael McIntyre introduces cranky Rich Hall and Welsh wonder Rhod Gilbert at the Hammersmith Apollo, London. 1/6

Episode 2, Series 4

Friday April 28 at 21:35

Al Murray, Shappi Khorsandi and Russell Kane

Al Murray introduces Shappi Khorsandi and Russell Kane at the Hammersmith Apollo. 2/6

Episode 2, Series 4

Saturday April 29 at 03:05

Al Murray, Shappi Khorsandi and Russell Kane

Al Murray introduces Shappi Khorsandi and Russell Kane at the Hammersmith Apollo. 2/6

Episode 5, Series 12

Monday May 1 at 00:20

Series 12, Episode 5

In the fifth episode, Glaswegian comedy giant Frankie Boyle is your host as he introduces young stand-up sensation Jack Carroll and wonderful Holly Walsh to the stage.

Episode 3, Series 4

Tuesday May 2 at 21:15

Sean Lock and Jason Manford

The cream of British stand-up comedy cut loose at London's world famous Hammersmith Apollo as Sean Lock introduces Jason Manford. 3/6

Episode 3, Series 4

Wednesday May 3 at 02:10

Sean Lock and Jason Manford

The cream of British stand-up comedy cut loose at London's world famous Hammersmith Apollo as Sean Lock introduces Jason Manford. 3/6

Episode 4, Series 4

Wednesday May 3 at 21:15

Dara O Briain and Frankie Boyle

Ireland's king of comedy Dara O'Briain hosts another evening of comedy from the Hammersmith Apollo, introducing another Celtic comic, Frankie Boyle. 4/6

Episode 4, Series 4

Thursday May 4 at 01:45

Dara O Briain and Frankie Boyle

Ireland's king of comedy Dara O'Briain hosts another evening of comedy from the Hammersmith Apollo, introducing another Celtic comic, Frankie Boyle. 4/6

Episode 5, Series 4

Friday May 5 at 21:35

Lenny Henry, Andy Parsons and Ed Byrne

Lenny Henry hosts another evening of comedy from the Hammersmith Apollo, and introduces special guests Andy Parsons and Ed Byrne. 5/6

Episode 5, Series 4

Saturday May 6 at 02:20

Lenny Henry, Andy Parsons and Ed Byrne

Lenny Henry hosts another evening of comedy from the Hammersmith Apollo, and introduces special guests Andy Parsons and Ed Byrne. 5/6

Episode 6, Series 12

Monday May 8 at 00:10

Series 12, Episode 6

In tonight's sixth episode, stand-up and TV star Joe Lycett is your host as he introduces the brilliant Ivo Graham and uniquely eccentric Phil Wang to the stage.

Episode 6, Series 4

Tuesday May 9 at 21:15

Russell Howard and Jo Brand

The stand-up comedy series from the Hammersmith Apollo concludes with Russell Howard introducing the first lady of comedy, Jo Brand. 6/6

Episode 6, Series 4

Wednesday May 10 at 02:40

Russell Howard and Jo Brand

The stand-up comedy series from the Hammersmith Apollo concludes with Russell Howard introducing the first lady of comedy, Jo Brand. 6/6

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