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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.

Series 17, Episode 12 - Jeremy Clarkson, Peter Kay, Laurence Fishburne, Muse

Jonathan is joined by comedy superstar Peter Kay, indignant rev-head Jeremy Clarkson, and Matrix star Laurence Fishburne. Plus music from rock giants Muse.

Further details

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

Peter Kay tells Jonathan that he's scared of returning to stand-up: "It's been seven years, it's still terrifying, you can't hide." He also talks about his next project, a remake of Die Hard called Die Well Hard: "I'm deadly serious. I really want to make it, exactly the same."

Jonathan is also joined by Jeremy Clarkson, who admits he got breathalysed while filming Top Gear: "We were filming last week, I had a small car crash... the police said we have to breathalyse you. The cameras were on; I thought 'what if...', but I was completely fine." He also says that he is a cautious driver: "I'm a dawdler, I haven't been stopped for years."

And actor Laurence Fishburne admits he's very squeamish and that gory scenes make him sick and says that CSI had to change as it was too real: "They discovered criminals were watching the show, using what they saw to get away with crime."


Muse performed Undisclosed Desires and Uprising.

Broadcast details

Friday 27th November 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
    Jeremy Clarkson Guest
    Peter Kay Guest
    Laurence Fishburne 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
    Steve Andrews Editor
    Bex Murray Editor
    Richard Drew Production Designer

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