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Friday Night With Jonathan Ross

BBC One chat show. 275 episodes (18 series), 2001 - 2010. Stars Jonathan Ross, David Roper, David Wickenden, Ian Parkin and Stephen de Martin.

Friday Night With Jonathan Ross

A long-running chat show in which Jonathan Ross talked to the biggest names in film, music and television

Genre
Chat Show
Broadcast
2001 - 2010
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
275   (18 series)
Starring
Jonathan Ross, David Roper, David Wickenden, Ian Parkin and Stephen de Martin
Writers
Jim Pullin, Shaun Pye, Fraser Steele, Jonathan Ross and Jez Stevenson
Directors
Mick Thomas and John L Spencer
Producers
Tom Barrett and Deborah Cox

This show saw Jonathan Ross (aka 'Wossy') interview A-list guests - from Tom Cruise to John Travolta to Nicole Kidman - in his candid and frequently unpredictable way.

The host's irreverent humour takes no prisoners and never lets his guests off the hook. But, with his charm and flamboyant style, he fosters an atmosphere that allows guests to relax and open up and allows the viewers in.

Jonathan's gags include candid confessions about his family life, snarky takes on the news, and demonstrations of odd products.

The house band, 4 Poofs and a Piano, perform a short song to introduce each guest. Each episode closes with a musical performance from an A-list artist or band.

Production Details

Production company
Soundtrack
Theme tune by Chrichton & McGrath
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 2nd November 2001 on BBC One
Last new broadcast
Friday 16th July 2010 on BBC One at 10:35pm
Last repeat
Sunday 18th July 2010 at 1:05am

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