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.

Series 4

Roast Battle. Image shows from L to R: Laura Lexx, Tom Livingstone.

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Monday 20th January 2020

Guest judging the competition this week is Noel Fielding as comedian Laura Lexx goes head-to-head with fellow comedian and husband, Tom Livingstone. Another battle is underway when RuPaul's Drag Race UK contestants Baga Chipz and The Vivienne take on Denim queens Glamrou and Crystal.


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

2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Monday 27th January 2020

Joe Sutherland takes on fellow comedian and best friend Sophie Duker armed with their most brutal jokes. Will posh Made In Chelsea star Jamie Laing be victorious against comedian and fellow schoolmate Ivo Graham? With guest judge Big Narstie.


Roast Battle. Richard Ayoade. Copyright: Fulwell 73 Productions.

3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Monday 3rd February 2020

Actor, comedian and all round multi-hyphenate Richard Ayoade is our guest judge this week. Ed Night battles Huge Davies, who has prepared a musical rendition for his comedy. Then the hilarious Richard Herring and Sara Barron go head to head.


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

4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Monday 10th February 2020

It's a battle of the North as Adam Rowe and Maisie Adam go in on each other's appearances. Don't underestimate the next battlers, when softer spoken Phil Wang takes on feisty Fern Brady. Joe Lycett is the guest judge.


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

5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Monday 17th February 2020

Rizzle Kicks' Jordan Stephens battles it out against popular comedian Dane Baptiste. There's a fight that doesn't stay behind closed doors as Luke McQueen goes up against his landlady, housemate, and best friend Lou Sanders. The guest judge this week is Sara Pascoe.