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Show Synopsis

Filmed as live in the historic BBC Radio Theatre, these extended sets capture unique talents at the peak of their powers.

This elegantly shot series presents the hottest new acts on the stand-up scene.

This elegantly shot series presents the hottest new acts on the stand-up scene.

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About the show

The first series featured the cream of the live circuit, with top-class comedians from around the globe, fresh from success at the world’s best festivals. Live from the BBC is produced in close collaboration with the comics featured – it’s where the most gifted performers are given free rein to be funny.

Series 2 features another unbeatable line-up of budding superstars, including Edinburgh Comedy Award nominees Josie Long, Sara Pascoe and Liam Williams.

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Episode 5, Series 2

Sunday May 26 at 9:30pm

Ivo Graham

Episode 5 | Series 2

Ivo Graham has become a regular fixture on the comedy circuit with a charming, crafty and self-aware wit which has proved a hit with audiences.

Episode 5, Series 2

Monday May 27 at 4:25am

Ivo Graham

Episode 5 | Series 2

Ivo Graham has become a regular fixture on the comedy circuit with a charming, crafty and self-aware wit which has proved a hit with audiences.

Episode 6, Series 2

Sunday June 2 at 9:30pm

Liam Williams

Episode 6 | Series 2

Liam Williams delivers 30 minutes of marvellously morose comedy about the state of the planet and breaking his heels.

Episode 6, Series 2

Monday June 3 at 4:25am

Liam Williams

Episode 6 | Series 2

Liam Williams delivers 30 minutes of marvellously morose comedy about the state of the planet and breaking his heels.

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