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Friday Night With Jonathan Ross

Friday Night With Jonathan Ross

  • TV chat show
  • BBC One
  • 2001 - 2010
  • 275 episodes (18 series)

A long-running chat show in which Jonathan Ross talked to the biggest names in film, music and television. Stars Jonathan Ross, David Roper, David Wickenden, Ian Parkin and Stephen de Martin

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Series 18, Episode 16 - Nick Frost, Warwick Davis, Alexandra Burke, Ellie Goulding

Music and quick-witted celebrity chat with everyone's favourite Friday-night host. Tonight's guests are Hot Fuzz star Nick Frost; Alexandra Burke and actor Warwick Davis; and there's music from Ellie Goulding.

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

Alexandra Burke, Nick Frost and Harry Potter star Warwick Davis join Jonathan Ross for this week's Friday Night With Jonathan Ross on BBC One.

Alexandra Burke says she nearly gave up on stardom after being rejected by X Factor judge Louis Walsh: "I was really upset, I wanted to give up music.

"I had no interest in going back - my mum forced me."

But she gained confidence as the talent contest went on. "When you get to the final you're fighting more. I didn't think I was going to win."

On her relationship with Simon Cowell she says: "He lets me make my own decisions... He said don't have tattoos [so] I did, three times."

And on Cheryl Cole, Alexandra says: "We have a great relationship, she's really supportive."

Hot Fuzz star Nick Frost says he proposed twice to his wife and was rejected both times. Then she asked him: "I said I want to be wooed [so] she got down on one knee!"

On their wedding cake they had figures of a bride - and a gorilla. And Nick says he grew a moustache "because it upset my wife!"

Warwick Davis, Professor Flitwick in the Harry Potter films, says he wants to have his own chat show: "I'd call it Small Talk!"

And he reveals that the new Ricky Gervais/Stephen Merchant sitcom Life's Too Short is based on his life and that they'll all play themselves:
"We look ridiculous walking down the street together - like the evolution of man!"


Ellie Goulding performed Guns And Horses.

Broadcast details

Friday 14th May 2010
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Jonathan Ross Host / Presenter
David Roper (as Four Poofs and a Piano) Musical Performer
David Wickenden (as Four Poofs and a Piano) Musical Performer
Ian Parkin (as Four Poofs and a Piano) Musical Performer
Stephen de Martin (as Four Poofs and a Piano) Musical Performer
Guest cast
Nick Frost Guest
Alexandra Burke Guest
Ellie Goulding Guest
Warwick Davis 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
Steve Andrews Editor
Bex Murray Editor
Richard Drew Production Designer

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