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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 2 - Alan Carr, Billie Piper, Alicia Keys

In the second show of the series, Jonathan welcomes sizzling actress Billie Piper and top TV funnyman Alan Carr. Plus chat and performance from the mesmerising Alicia Keys.

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Billie Piper, Alicia Keys and Alan Carr join Jonathan Ross for this week's Friday Night With Jonathan Ross.

Billie Piper tells Jonathan it is hard being a mother: "It's tricky at times... I'm a competitive mother." She had a scare with baby Winston at Christmas: "We really panicked, he was having trouble breathing, I had quite a big fright with him... they wouldn't tell us what it was."

And she says about having more children: "It's probably too soon but you always have it in your mind once you've had one. We were considering an only child, but it sounds a bit cruel."

Billie searches online for all of husband Laurence's screen partners: "I'm terrible, I realise it's completely insane but I'm quite a jealous lover, I'd rather he didn't do it."

But she won't discuss her sex scenes with Laurence: "We don't talk about it, we don't watch the show together, he seems very relaxed about it which is slightly alarming sometimes."

She says David Tennant is a better kisser than Matt Smith but she has finally said goodbye to Doctor Who: "I think enough is enough now."

And she says she won't ever sing again: "I don't have a great voice, I was basically a charlatan, just faking it really."

Also on this week's show, Alicia Keys dispels retirement rumours: "I would like to have the option to be able to retire at 30 but I definitely have so much more to do... I have to perform, I love it so much."

And she reveals she carried a knife for protection growing up in New York.

Alan Carr tells Jonathan he goes out in disguise to eavesdrop for new material.


Alicia Keys performed Try Sleeping with a Broken Heart.

Broadcast details

Friday 22nd January 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
Alicia Keys Guest
Alan Carr Guest
Billie Piper 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


Alan Carr's Round Face Drawings

Jonathan and the audience all draw Alan Carr's face onto round objects.

Featuring: Jonathan Ross, Alan Carr.


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