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.
Recording at Electric Brixton. Tickets

Roast Battle. Image shows from L to R: Bobby Mair, Brian Moses, Harriet Kemsley.

Series 1, Episode 3

Featuring a battle between Dane Baptiste and Tez Ilyas; and newlyweds Bobby Mair and Harriet Kemsley.


Harriet and Tez won. The gag of the night was Harriet's, about Bobby looking adopted.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 17th 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
    Dane Baptiste Self
    Tez Ilyas Self
    Bobby Mair Self
    Harriet Kemsley 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
    Lou Fox Associate Producer
    Andy Kinnear Editor
    Phil Lepherd Editor
    Jason Boxall Editor
    Richard Drew Production Designer
    Stuart Pring Lighting Designer


    You look adopted

    This married couple tear into each another. How long will they be together after this?

    Featuring: Bobby Mair, Harriet Kemsley.

    Marrying you was my biggest mistake

    This has to be one of the most brutal roastings ever... "Marrying You Was The Biggest Mistake I Ever Made".

    Featuring: Bobby Mair, Harriet Kemsley.

    Once You Go Asian...

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

    Featuring: Dane Baptiste, Tez Ilyas.


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