Live and Kicking

BBC (ended 2001)
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  • Episode Guide
  • S 8 : Ep 68

    L&K Castaway Episode 14

    Aired 9/19/01

  • S 8 : Ep 67

    Episode 266 [Last Episode]

    Aired 9/15/01

  • S 8 : Ep 66

    L&K Castaway Episode 13

    Aired 9/12/01

  • S 8 : Ep 65

    Episode 265

    Aired 9/8/01

  • S 8 : Ep 64

    L&K Castaway Episode 12

    Aired 9/5/01

  • Cast & Crew
  • John Barrowman

    Host

  • Jamie Theakston

    Host

  • Zoë Ball

    Host

  • Liz Fraser

    Host [L&K Friday Series 2]

  • Andi Peters

    Host

  • show Description
  • Live & Kicking was the fourth magazine programme to accommodate the live Saturday morning CBBC slot. The original presenters of the show were Andi Peters, Emma Forbes and John Barrowman. After series one, John took on a recurring role hosting the Electric Circus segment of the show. Andi & Emma continued presenting for the next two series, they were then followed by Jamie Theakston and Zoë Ball who hosted for the next three series, then Steve Wilson and Emma Ledden who hosted series 7 finally, Katy Hill, Ortis Deley, Sarah Cawood and Trey Farley. Katy Hill left the show, to be replaced by Heather Suttie. During it's run the programme had two spin-offs, L&K Friday with lasted for two series, with ran alongside series five and six of the show with the same presenters, except for series two, Emma Ledden couldn't present on Fridays so Liz Fraser took on the role. Alongside the last series of the show, a spin-off of the reality show Castaway merged with L&K to create a gameshow called L&K Castaway, the premise of the show was two teams of contestants joining hosts Tammy Huff and Toby Waterman to compete against one another, this series was narrated by Heather Suttie, unlike other Live & Kicking shows which was narrated by Mitch Johnson. The seventh series of the show saw the ratings drop, on July 4th 2000 it was announced that both Steve Wilson and Emma Ledden had left the show. After a major facelift, and the decision of returning with four new presenters, the show returned in September 2000. Then in an announcement on March 20th 2001 it was revealed that the eighth series was to be the last. The show was relocated to the BBC's Glasgow studios on April 21st 2001.moreless

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  • Notes (7)

    • This episode broadcast between 9.00am-10.40am.

    • Last appearance of John as a star and Shane Richie as a recurring guest. [Although he made another 3 appearances, one in 1996, one in 1997 and one in 1998 he wasn't presenting his own segment in these shows, he appeared as a guest]

    • Ex-presenter John Barrowman appears in this episode, however he is no longer classed as a Star.

    • This episode marks the first appearance of Zoe Ball who becomes a main presenter in 1996.

    • L and K Friday episodes aired on BBC1 between 16:30 - 16:55.

    • The Verve appear as themselves.

    • Instead of L&K Friday broadcasting on the 12th of March, CBBC's own Comic Relief show ran, so the next new episode didn't air until 19th March.

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