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, Episode 1 - Bruce Forsyth

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.

Further details

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

With 68 years of entertaining the nation under his belt, there was a considerable amount of material to choose from and a queue of celebrities just itching to take a shot at the TV veteran.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 7th April 2010
Channel 4
65 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jimmy Carr Host / Presenter
Jack Dee Self
Sean Lock Self
Guest cast
Bruce Forsyth Guest
Jonathan Ross Self
Jason Manford Self
Jon Culshaw Self
Barry Cryer Self
Wilnelia Forsyth Self
Arlene Phillips Self
Bruno Tonioli Self
Writing team
Rob Colley Writer
Kevin Day Writer
Dominic English Writer
Dan Gaster Writer
Nick Findlay-Coulson Writer
Miles Jupp Writer
Ged Parsons Writer
Christine Rose Writer
Pete Sinclair Writer
Charlie Skelton Writer
Lee Stuart Evans Writer
Martin Trenaman Writer
Jim Pullin Writer
Shaun Pye Writer
Fraser Steele Writer
Production team
Ben Caron Director
Nicholas Steinberg Producer
Chris Little Producer
David Granger Executive Producer
Will MacDonald Executive Producer
Adam Bokey Editor
Marc Silk Announcer

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