Adam Hills

Former Prime Minister Tony Blair to appear on The Last Leg: Re-United Kingdom

The Last Leg’s Adam Hills, Alex Brooker and Josh Widdicombe star alongside Tony Blair in the comedy sketch that pokes fun at the three hosts.

‘The Lift Reconciliation’ shows the three comedians bickering over their ‘host’ titles in a lift with a man reading a file of documents.

The trio are soon interrupted by the man, who is revealed to be the former prime minister, who instructs the men to put aside their differences and unite for the celebratory show.

The Last Leg: "People are looking for some sort of levity"

The Last Leg, Adam Hills, Alex Brooker, Josh Widdicome

TFI Friday for the Brexit era” chimes in his co-star Alex Brooker.

“I think we’re a version of [Jon Stewart and Trevor Noah’s] The Daily Show for a country that has a pub culture” suggests Adam Hills, the host of the Channel 4 show.

The Last Leg launched during the 2012 Paralympic Games as a comedy breakdown of the day’s sporting highlights.

The Last Leg's Adam Hills fronts Channel 4 Paralympic coverage

Channel 4, Paralympic Games, sports,

2016 is Channel 4’s Year of Disability, marking its commitment to increasing on and off-screen representation of disabled people across the schedule.

Almost two-thirds of all on-screen talent during the Paralympics coverage are disabled.

The channel’s runaway hit from the 2012 Paralympic Games, The Last Leg, will be placed at the heart of the coverage, and will come live from Rio every evening at 8pm.

Top entertainment TV for 2016

David Walliams, Lip Sync Battle, UK, Mel B, Professor Green

The year is coming to an end, it is time to remember fondly the past year’s television treats, and look forward to what 2016 will bring in TV entertainment.

 

Lip Sync Battle UK - Channel 5

This American import is being given a very special British makeover. Hosted by former Spice Girl Mel B and rapper Professor Green, the show will have all your favourite celebrities miming their hearts out for the studio audience’s votes. 

Lip Sync Battle UK starts on 8 January 2016

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Idris Elba: No Limits

Discovery, 9pm


Idris Elba (Credit: Discovery UK)

Drag racing, aerobatics, rally driving and land speed record attempts might seem like the perfect training ground for a would-be James Bond, but Luther star Idris Elba has denied that he will be taking that baton from Daniel Craig.