Roast Battle. Image shows from L to R: Katherine Ryan, Jimmy Carr.

Roast Battle

Comedy Central stand-up roast show. 22 episodes (4 series), 2018 - 2020. Stars Jimmy Carr, Katherine Ryan, Jonathan Ross, Russell Brand and Brian Moses.

Series 3, Episode 1 is repeated on CC Extra on Friday at 11pm.

Roast Battle. Image shows from L to R: Noel Fielding, Joe Lycett, Katherine Ryan, Jimmy Carr, Richard Ayoade, Sara Pascoe, Big Narstie.

Roast Battle

Jimmy Carr, Katherine Ryan and guests judge insult battles between stand-up comedians

2018 - 2020
Comedy Central
22   (4 series)
Jeff Ross and Brian Moses
Jimmy Carr, Katherine Ryan, Jonathan Ross, Russell Brand and Brian Moses
Dominic English, James Farmer, Jesse Joyce, Geoff Norcott, Christine Rose, Aiden Spackman, Dan Swimer, Phil Kerr and others
Liz Clare, Barbara Wiltshire and Toby Baker
Tom Corrigan and Mia Cross

On Roast Battle, host Jimmy Carr is joined by Katherine Ryan and guest judges (exclusively Jonathan Ross in Series 2, and Russell Brand in Series 1) for an unmissable war of words between the country's finest comic performers.

Two roasters enter an arena filled with bloodthirsty comedy fans with just one simple mission: to bring their opponent to their knees with five of the most ferocious jokes their minds can muster. These gags won't be for the faint of heart. Expect a no-holds - barred assault where no topic is off-limits.

This is not a harmless comedy showcase or a friendly panel show... this is competitive roasting.

Production Details

Production companies
Also known as
  • Roast Battle UK (Working title)
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 15th January 2018 on Comedy Central at 10pm
Last new broadcast
Monday 17th February 2020 on Comedy Central at 10pm
Upcoming repeats
  1. Series 3 Episode 1: Friday at 11pm on CC Extra
  2. Series 3 Episode 2: Friday at 11:30pm on CC Extra
  3. Series 3 Episode 3: Saturday at 12am on CC Extra
  4. Series 3 Episode 4: Saturday at 12:30am on CC Extra
  5. Series 3 Episode 5: Saturday at 1am on CC Extra

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