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

Roast Battle

  • TV stand-up
  • Comedy Central
  • 2018 - 2020
  • 22 episodes (4 series)

Jimmy Carr, Katherine Ryan and guests judge insult battles between stand-up comedians. Also features Jonathan Ross, Russell Brand and Brian Moses.


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Series 2, Episode 2

Roast Battle. Image shows from L to R: Alfie Brown, Brian Moses, Jessie Cave
Former couple Alfie Brown and Jessie Cave roast each other, and Daniel Sloss takes on Phil Wang.

Preview clips


Jessie and Daniel were the winners. The joke of the episode was Alfie's "stretch-mark or self-harm scare" jibe.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 2nd October 2018
Comedy Central
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Jimmy Carr Host / Presenter
Katherine Ryan Regular Panellist
Jonathan Ross Regular Panellist
Brian Moses Self
Guest cast
Phil Wang Self
Daniel Sloss Self
Alfie Brown Self
Jessie Cave Self
Writing team
Dominic English (as Dom English) Writer
James Farmer Writer
Geoff Norcott Writer
Christine Rose Writer
Aiden Spackman Writer
Shaun Pye Writer
Production team
Barbara Wiltshire 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
Lorry Powles VT Producer/Director
Michael Marden Editor
Ben Chambers Editor
Richard Drew Production Designer
Stuart Pring Lighting Designer


Alfie Brown versus Jessie Cave

What's better than being able to absolutely roast your ex after a bad break up?

Featuring: Alfie Brown & Jessie Cave.

Post Roast - Daniel Sloss and Phil Wang

Daniel Sloss and Phil Wang join Harriet Kemsley on Post Roast to discuss their slightly "racist" jokes.

Featuring: Phil Wang, Daniel Sloss & Harriet Kemsley.

Post Roast - Alfie Brown & Jessie Cave

Ex-couple Alfie Brown and Jessie Cave talk about how it went on the stage.

Featuring: Harriet Kemsley, Alfie Brown & Jessie Cave.


Comedy Central censored Phil Wang's Roast Battle jokes

Phil Wang wrote 'a bunch of really, really funny jokes about my dead sister. And the censors said "no", the lawyers said "no"' Daniel Sloss recalled.

Jay Richardson, Chortle, 3rd October 2019

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