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

A Comedy Roast

  • TV stand-up
  • Channel 4
  • 2010 - 2011
  • 5 episodes (1 series)

Jimmy Carr brings the American tradition of the 'comedy roast' to the UK. Targets include Bruce Forsyth, Sharon Osbourne and Chris Tarrant. Also features Jack Dee, Sean Lock, Patrick Kielty and Jack Whitehall.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 2 - Sharon Osbourne

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.

Further details

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

Famous for her outrageous family and Hollywood lifestyle, her acid-tongue and honest opinions make Sharon the perfect 'roast' victim. But can she handle putting herself in the firing line for a change?

Broadcast details

Thursday 8th April 2010
Channel 4
65 minutes

Cast & crew

Jimmy Carr Host / Presenter
Jack Dee Self
Patrick Kielty Self
Marc Silk Announcer
Guest cast
Sharon Osbourne Guest
Louis Walsh Self
Gok Wan Self
Alan Carr Self
Leigh Francis (as Keith Lemon) Self
Ronni Ancona Self
Chico Self
Ozzy Osbourne Self
Barry Humphries (as Dame Edna Everage) Self
Jerry Springer Self
Writing team
Rob Colley Writer
Dominic English Writer
Dan Gaster Writer
Nick Findlay-Coulson Writer
Miles Jupp Writer
Christine Rose Writer
Pete Sinclair Writer
Charlie Skelton Writer
Lee Stuart Evans Writer
Giles Boden Writer
Production team
Ben Caron Director
Nicholas Steinberg Series Producer
Chris Little Producer
David Granger Executive Producer
Will MacDonald Executive Producer
Russell Balkind Associate Producer
Adam Bokey Editor
Gurdip Mahal Lighting Designer

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