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 3, Episode 4

Roast Battle. Image shows from L to R: Johnny Vegas, Phil Ellis
It's Tom Lucy versus Nigel Ng and Johnny Vegas and Phil Ellis go for each other.

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Broadcast details

Thursday 17th January 2019
Comedy Central
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 18th January 2019 12:30am Comedy Central
Wednesday 13th February 2019 11:00pm Comedy Central
Sunday 15th September 2019 2:45am CC Extra
Friday 20th September 2019 2:00am CC Extra
Saturday 21st September 2019 3:05am CC Extra
Sunday 19th January 2020 11:30pm Comedy Central
Friday 24th April 2020 2:30am Comedy Central
Monday 27th April 2020 3:00am Comedy Central
Sunday 15th November 2020 2:30am Comedy Central
Monday 4th January 2021 1:00am CC Extra
Wednesday 6th January 2021 2:00am CC Extra
Saturday 31st July 2021 12:30am CC Extra
Monday 2nd August 2021 2:30am CC Extra
Saturday 25th September 2021 1:30am CC Extra
Saturday 2nd October 2021 12:30am CC Extra
Saturday 22nd January 2022 12:35am Comedy Central
Tuesday 15th February 2022 4:05am CC Extra
Monday 10th October 2022 4:30am CC Extra
Thursday 13th October 2022 3:05am CC Extra
Thursday 8th December 2022 12:00am CC Extra
Wednesday 14th December 2022 1:50am CC Extra

Cast & crew

Jimmy Carr Host / Presenter
Katherine Ryan Regular Panellist
Jonathan Ross Regular Panellist
Brian Moses Self
Guest cast
Tom Lucy Self
Nigel Ng Self
Johnny Vegas Self
Phil Ellis Self
Writing team
Dominic English (as Dom English) Writer
James Farmer Writer
Geoff Norcott Writer
Christine Rose Writer
Aiden Spackman Writer
Fraser Steele 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
Lorry Powles VT Producer/Director
Andy Kinnear Editor
Steve Nayler Editor
Richard Drew Production Designer
Stuart Pring Lighting Designer


Why did Johnny Vegas' wife leave him?

Phil Ellis doesn't hold anything back as he brings up Johnny Vegas' failed marriage.

Featuring: Johnny Vegas & Phil Ellis.

Post Roast: Phil Ellis & Johnny Vegas

Phil Ellis and Johnny Vegas join Harriet Kemsley on Post Roast to discuss the savage joke about Johnny's divorce.

Featuring: Harriet Kemsley, Johnny Vegas & Phil Ellis.

Post Roast: Nigel Ng & Tom Lucy

Nigel Ng and Tom Lucy join Harriet Kemsley on Post Roast to discuss how nerve-racking roasting actually is.

Featuring: Harriet Kemsley, Tom Lucy & Nigel Ng.

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