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.

Roast Battle. Image shows from L to R: Desiree Burch, Brian Moses, Daniel Sloss.

Series 1, Episode 2


Daniel and Joe were declared the winners. The joke of the night was Daniel's various food-based people pun insults.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 16th 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
Joe Lycett Self
Nick Helm Self
Daniel Sloss Self
Desiree Burch 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
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
Andy Kinnear Editor
Phil Lepherd Editor
Jason Boxall Editor
Richard Drew Production Designer


Joe Lycett and Nick Helm kiss

Nick Helm and Joe Lycett get on way too well to roast each other, so they decided to kiss instead.

Featuring: Joe Lycett, Nick Helm.

That's a post-blowjob conversation

Desiree tells all about how Daniel got his big break in comedy.

Featuring: Daniel Sloss, Desiree Burch.


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