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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 18, Episode 15 - Jake Gyllenhaal, Adam Lambert, Alan Sugar, The Drums

This week Jonathan Ross talks to Hollywood actor Jake Gyllenhaal; Lord Alan Sugar; and American Idol's Adam Lambert. Plus music from The Drums.

Further details

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Jake Gyllenhaal, Alan Sugar and Adam Lambert join Jonathan Ross for this week's Friday Night With Jonathan Ross on BBC One.

Jake Gyllenhaal says he enjoyed bulking up for Prince Of Persia: "When I got the muscles... I felt great."

He also tells Jonathan that he plays a viagra salesman in his next movie but doesn't need it himself: "I have no problems!"

Alan Sugar explains how he was inspired by the kids in Junior Apprentice: "It's really heart-warming to watch these youngsters, and says he has faith in younger generation: "It's going to inspire so many young people because they get a bad name, and this lot will bring confidence back in to the country."

American Idol's Adam Lambert says he remains defiant about controversial US TV kiss: "I felt it was really important not to make an apology, I stood my ground," and says how he wasn't fazed by Simon Cowell: "I respect his honesty, I like that. I didn't take it personally."

Finally, he tells Jonathan how he weighed 18 stone when younger and didn't get slim until he came out: "I was a porker, eating my feelings... I changed my habits, finally embraced who I was and felt better."


The Drums performed Best Friend.

Broadcast details

Friday 7th May 2010
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
Jake Gyllenhaal Guest
Alan Sugar Guest
Adam Lambert 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
Addison Cresswell Executive Producer
Mirella Breda Executive Producer

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