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: Naz Osmanoglu, Brian Moses, Rose Matafeo.

Series 2, Episode 5

Edinburgh Comedy Award winner Rose Matafeo battles Naz Osmanoglu, whilst disabled comics Alex Brooker and Rosie Jones also compete.


Rose and Rosie were the winners. The joke of the episode was declared as Alex's "Like Rose West, she will die before she finishes her sentence."

Broadcast details

Friday 5th October 2018
Comedy Central
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Jimmy Carr Host / Presenter
    Katherine Ryan Regular Panellist
    Jonathan Ross Regular Panellist
    Brian Moses Self
    Guest cast
    Alex Brooker Self
    Rose Matafeo Self
    Naz Osmanoglu Self
    Rosie Jones Self
    Writing team
    Dominic English (as Dom English) Writer
    James Farmer Writer
    Jesse Joyce Writer
    Geoff Norcott Writer
    Aiden Spackman Writer
    Phil Kerr Writer
    Jez Stevenson Writer
    Simon Craig 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


    Rose Matafeo versus Naz Osmanoglu

    "You look like every character from Guess Who"...

    Featuring: Rose Matafeo, Naz Osmanoglu.

    Alex Brooker versus Rosie Jones

    "You're likely to die before you finish your sentence!"

    Featuring: Alex Brooker, Rosie Jones.

    Post Roast - Rose Matafeo & Naz Osmanoglu

    Rose Matafeo and Naz Osmanoglu join Harriet Kemsley on Post Roast to reveal that they had never met before roasting each other... could this be the start of something beautiful?

    Featuring: Harriet Kemsley, Rose Matafeo, Naz Osmanoglu.

    Post Roast - Alex Brooker & Rosie Jones

    Good friends Alex Brooker and Rosie Jones join Harriet Kemsley on Post Roast to talk about their absolutely savage jokes.

    Featuring: Alex Brooker, Harriet Kemsley, Rosie Jones.


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