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

Roast Battle

Comedy Central stand-up roast show. 17 episodes (3 series), 2018 - 2019. Stars Jimmy Carr, Katherine Ryan, Jonathan Ross, Russell Brand and Brian Moses.

Another series is in development.

Roast Battle. Image shows from L to R: Tom Allen, Suzi Ruffell.

Series 1, Episode 1

Some of the sharpest wits in British comedy go up against one another, with participants attempting to humorously 'take down' their opponent to win the 'battle'. It's Tom Allen v Suzi Ruffell and Phil Wang v Ed Gamble.


Suzi and Phil were the winners. The joke of the episode was declared as Phil Wang's "Ed's girlfriend is such a dog I tried to eat her".

Broadcast details

Monday 15th January 2018
Comedy Central
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Jimmy Carr Host / Presenter
    Katherine Ryan Regular Panellist
    Russell Brand Regular Panellist
    Brian Moses Self
    Guest cast
    Tom Allen Self
    Suzi Ruffell Self
    Phil Wang Self
    Ed Gamble Self
    Writing team
    Dominic English (as Dom English) Writer
    James Farmer Writer
    Jesse Joyce Writer
    Geoff Norcott Writer
    Christine Rose Writer
    Aiden Spackman Writer
    Dan Swimer Writer
    Matt Morgan Writer
    Production team
    Liz Clare Director
    Tom Corrigan Series Producer
    Mia Cross Producer
    Emma Clarke Executive Producer
    Louise Holmes Executive Producer
    Jill Offman Executive Producer
    Suzi Aplin Executive Producer
    Jimmy Carr Executive Producer
    Gabe Turner Executive Producer
    Brian Moses Executive Producer
    Jeff Ross Executive Producer
    Paul Routledge VT Producer/Director
    Hannah Chambers Associate Producer
    Leo Pearlman Associate Producer
    Andy Kinnear Editor
    Phil Lepherd Editor
    Jason Boxall Editor
    Richard Drew Production Designer
    Stuart Pring Lighting Designer


    Tom Allen v Suzi Ruffell

    Tom and Suzi don't hold anything back.

    Featuring: Tom Allen, Suzi Ruffell.

    Phil Wang v Ed Gamble

    The problem with roasting a "Chinese comedian"...

    Featuring: Phil Wang, Ed Gamble.

    Your girlfriend's such a dog...

    Ed and Phil don't refrain from hurting each other's feelings as they go head to head.

    Featuring: Phil Wang, Ed Gamble.


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