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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 22 - Sean Lock, Seasick Steve, Kylie Minogue

If you had a plank of wood and a piece of string, you'd probably make a swing for a sturdy tree in the garden. Seasick Steve would make a musical instrument to play in front of thousands at Glastonbury. Jonathan's other guests are comedian Sean Lock and Aussie popstrel Kylie Minogue.

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

In a remarkably frank interview Kylie revisits the worst days of her illness: "You're facing darkness. If you want to go away from that you have to reach out and find positive things."

"Whatever hope or help I can give to people in similar circumstances, I want to spread that message."

She explains how her family and fans sustained her: "The goodness I felt coming in my direction, I almost felt overwhelmed by it."

"I felt so bad for my mum and dad because they felt so helpless, the pressure on them was incredible."

Going back on tour was her salvation: "It's how I connect with people, that's what I really wanted to do, get back on-stage."

She also tells Jonathan how she fell for boyfriend Andres Velencoso immediately: "I couldn't help but notice - yes, he's gorgeous"; and how she has to help him with his English: "I have to help him with texting, I'm his secretary."

She says she's not threatened by Lady GaGa: "I'm a fan of hers... I've got my own thing going on."

Finally, she reveals she'll appear with Scissor Sisters at Glastonbury this weekend and confirms new UK tour next year.

Kylie also performs All The Lovers & Love At First Sight.


Kylie Minogue performed All The Lovers and Love At First Sight.

Broadcast details

Friday 25th June 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
Kylie Minogue Guest
Sean Lock Guest
Steven Wold (as Seasick Steve) 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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