A Comedy Roast. Jimmy Carr. Copyright: Monkey Kingdom.

A Comedy Roast

Channel 4 stand-up. 5 episodes (1 series), 2010 - 2011. Stars Jimmy Carr, Jack Dee, Sean Lock, Patrick Kielty and Jack Whitehall.

Series 1

A Comedy Roast. Bruce Forsyth. Copyright: Monkey Kingdom.

1. Bruce Forsyth

First broadcast: Wednesday 7th April 2010

Legendary light-entertainment host and catch-phrase king Bruce Forsyth is the first celebrity to receive his roasting. His 'roasters' include Jonathan Ross, Jack Dee, Jason Manford, Jon Culshaw, Sean Lock and Barry Cryer.

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A Comedy Roast. Image shows from L to R: Sharon Osbourne, Jimmy Carr. Copyright: Monkey Kingdom.

2. Sharon Osbourne

First broadcast: Thursday 8th April 2010

Sharon Osbourne is the second celebrity to endure a 'roasting' experience. A glittering array of 'roasters' including Ronni Ancona, Alan Carr, Patrick Kielty and Jack Dee take their lives in their hands as they test the limits of legendary Mrs O's temper.

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A Comedy Roast. Image shows from L to R: Chris Tarrant, Jimmy Carr. Copyright: Monkey Kingdom.

3. Chris Tarrant

First broadcast: Friday 9th April 2010

The last in the Comedy Roast series hosted by Jimmy Carr, includes 'roasters' Jack Dee, Sean Lock, Paddy McGuinness, Mark Watson and Jack Whitehall, who provide outrageously mischievous and in some case, borderline offensive tributes to their target 'roastee' Chris Tarrant.

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A Comedy Roast. Davina McCall. Copyright: Monkey Kingdom.

4. Davina McCall

First broadcast: Friday 15th October 2010

A Comedy Roast returns to celebrate the latest brave 'roastee' Davina McCall in a gala evening jam-packed with some of the country's best comic talent, and Davina's celebrity friends.

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A Comedy Roast. Image shows from L to R: Barbara Windsor, Jimmy Carr. Copyright: Monkey Kingdom.

5. Barbara Windsor

First broadcast: Wednesday 5th January 2011

Barbara Windsor's long, varied and extremely successful career is honoured in a gala evening jam-packed with the country's best comic talent as well as some of Barbara's close celebrity friends.

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