Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Best of the Rest

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Best of the Rest

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THE LAST LEG Channel 4, 10pm WHEN this was a spin-off to the 2012 Paralympic Games coverage, we never expected to see it again. But it was 'spit-your-tea-out' funny, and now would you believe, it's back for its 14th series.

The secret is largely down to the chemistry between hosts Adam Hills, Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker, pictured, above, who give an honest and upbeat account of the week's news, with plenty of affectionate banter.

Summed up by Hills as "three guys with four legs talking about the week" - he was born without a right foot and Brooker without a right leg - no subject is off limits.

Each week, a live audience and guests from the worlds of comedy, entertainment and politics join them to help dissect the week's talking points.

Hills is prone to having a rant at any moment, and if you want to join in, the hashtag #isitok encourages lively viewer debate. …

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