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James Corden Shocked By Hilarious April Fool's Day Prank On 'The Late Late Show' (VIDEO)

02/04/2015 11:20 BST | Updated 02/04/2015 11:59 BST

James Corden was given the shock of his life hosting ‘The Late Late Show’ on Thursday night, when he was the victim of an epic April Fool’s Day prank.

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He might have only been in the job for five minutes, but that didn’t stop producers on his talk show playing a joke on him during his show, involving a stunt double and a flight of stairs.

American TV presenter Katie Couric was his guest for the evening, and when she came out for her interview, she was seen tumbling down some stairs in a dramatic fall that left James visibly concerned.

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James is shocked to learn her fall wasn't real

What he didn’t realise was that it was actually a stunt double, hired specifically to give him an April Fool’s fright… and the aftermath is absolutely hilarious.

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So far James has got off to a great start presenting ‘The Late Late Show’, getting great reviews from critics, despite initially not being overly optimistic about how well he would be received.

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