Live & Kicking

Live & Kicking was a BBC Saturday morning children's magazine programme, running from 1993 to 2001. The fourth in a succession of Saturday morning shows, it was the replacement for Going Live!, and took many of its features from it, such as phone-ins, games, comedy, competitions and the showing of cartoons. Once Live & Kicking had become established in series two, it reached its height in popularity during series four, when it was presented by Zoë Ball and Jamie Theakston; their final episode won a BAFTA award. After this the series ratings dropped with the launch of SMTV Live on ITV and was eventually cancelled in 2001.

Show Info

Network: United Kingdom BBC One (1993 - 2001)
Schedule: Saturdays at 09:15 (180 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Variety
Genres: Children

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Episode 50

Episode 8x50; Sep 15, 2001

As L&K comes to the end of its eight-year run, Sarah Cawood, Heather Suttie, Ortis and Trey Farley look back at the best moments from the series with guests including Steps, Katy Hill, Zoe Ball and Andi Peters.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
8x50: Episode 50Sep 15, 2001
8x49: Episode 49Sep 8, 2001
8x48: Episode 48Sep 1, 2001
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