Friday Night With Jonathan Ross. Jonathan Ross. Copyright: Hot Sauce.

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.

Series 16, Episode 16 - Martin Sheen, Yvette Fielding, Scott Maslen, Grace Jones

Jonathan Ross continues his current series with an exclusive interview with West Wing hero and Hollywood royalty, Martin Sheen. He is also joined by the queen of the paranormal, Most Haunted's Yvette Fielding; outrageous iconic diva Grace Jones; and EastEnders heart-throb Scott Maslen.

Further details

Friday Night With Jonathan Ross. Martin Sheen. Copyright: Hot Sauce.

Martin Sheen talks candidly about his hatred for former US President George Bush: "He was a bully, we were savaged by his lack of leadership." And he says: "After eight years of dictatorship a lot of people died, suffered, there was never any inkling of regret from this man." He also speaks of his admiration for President Barack Obama: "He's loved, it's not fakery, I thank God for Barack Obama."

Sheen also tells Jonathan how he nearly went to prison during The West Wing: "I was on probation for three years... I was very careful not to be arrested because I would have gone to jail." And he says he would be dead if he still drank: "I'm an alcoholic... I wouldn't be here if I was still doing that."

Also in this week's show, EastEnders' Scott Maslen reveals there's trouble ahead for Jack and Ronnie. "They're back together but then it gets a bit bunny boiler-y, he starts to realise there's an ulterior motive, he wants to wait [for a baby] - these two are destined to be together... and then not," he says.

Jonathan also chats this week to Yvette Fielding and there's music from Grace Jones.


Grace Jones performed Love you to life.

Broadcast details

Friday 22nd May 2009
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jonathan Ross Host / Presenter
David Roper (as Four Poofs and a Piano) Band
David Wickenden (as Four Poofs and a Piano) Band
Ian Parkin (as Four Poofs and a Piano) Band
Stephen de Martin (as Four Poofs and a Piano) Band
Guest cast
Grace Jones Guest
Martin Sheen Guest
Scott Maslen Guest
Yvette Fielding Guest
Writing team
Jim Pullin Writer
Shaun Pye Writer
Fraser Steele Writer
Jonathan Ross Writer
Production team
Mick Thomas Director
Tom Barrett Producer
Deborah Cox Producer
Suzi Aplin Executive Producer
Katie Taylor Executive Producer
Addison Cresswell Executive Producer

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