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Steve Williams1,815 posts since 1 Aug 2008
Of course, at the end of Catsdown on Friday, the announcer said "Up next, it's The Last Leg with Russell Brand live. Ooh, risky!"

So risky, he was live on The One Show last week.
Steve Williams1,815 posts since 1 Aug 2008
Think it's fair to say that he has more room to talk about things on a later show like The Last Leg than on The One Show though. Especially when The One Show barely gives its guests five seconds to talk about something before moving on.


Well, given the relative risks of having Russell Brand live on teatime BBC1 and post-watershed C4, I know which one I think is the bigger risk.
JCB1,770 posts since 21 Sep 2004
He's been all over live TV and radio this week. He's really not that big a live risk these days and really never was. It was probably a opportunity to make The Last Leg sound more dangerous than it actually is.... by referencing "sachsgate" which happened 8 years ago (and was prerecorded). TLL might be live but it's not exactly unpredictable or edgy. You pretty much know exactly what you're getting. Even with Russel Brand.
Inspector Sands10,531 posts since 25 Aug 2004
TLL might be live but it's not exactly unpredictable or edgy. You pretty much know exactly what you're getting. Even with Russel Brand.

Though oddly The Last Leg used the 'c-word' twice on Friday and both were intentional and neither from Russell Brand (one was written and one on a video clip)
Last edited by Inspector Sands on 5 February 2017 9:34pm