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 4, Episode 3

Roast Battle. Image shows from L to R: Richard Ayoade, Katherine Ryan, Jimmy Carr. Copyright: Fulwell 73 Productions
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.

Preview clips


Huge and Sara were the winners. The joke of the episode was Ed's "rice paddy" comeback.

Broadcast details

Monday 3rd February 2020
Comedy Central
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 5th February 2020 11:00pm Comedy Central
Friday 7th February 2020 10:30pm Comedy Central
Sunday 9th February 2020 1:00am CC Extra
Monday 10th February 2020 12:15am Comedy Central
Wednesday 29th April 2020 2:30am Comedy Central
Thursday 30th April 2020 2:30am Comedy Central
Friday 1st May 2020 2:00am Comedy Central
Monday 23rd November 2020 1:30am Comedy Central
Monday 4th January 2021 12:00am CC Extra
Friday 8th January 2021 2:30am CC Extra
Saturday 12th June 2021 12:00am CC Extra
Saturday 5th February 2022 1:00am Comedy Central
Thursday 17th February 2022 4:20am CC Extra
Monday 24th October 2022 4:30am CC Extra
Thursday 27th October 2022 3:20am CC Extra
Thursday 12th January 2023 1:30am CC Extra
Tuesday 12th September 2023 12:00am Comedy Central
Monday 6th November 2023 4:10am CC Extra
Sunday 3rd December 2023 1:50am CC Extra
Wednesday 17th January 2024 12:30am Comedy Central

Cast & crew

Jimmy Carr Host / Presenter
Katherine Ryan Regular Panellist
Brian Moses Self
Guest cast
Richard Ayoade Guest
Ed Night Self
Huge Davies Self
Richard Herring Self
Sara Barron Self
Writing team
Dominic English (as Dom English) Writer
James Farmer Writer
Jesse Joyce Writer
Geoff Norcott Writer
Matthew Crosby Writer
Michael Stranney Writer
Lauren Pattison Writer
Production team
Toby Baker Director
Tom Corrigan Series Producer
Mia Cross Producer
Emma Clarke Executive Producer
Louise Holmes 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
Gavin Ames Editor
Thomas Perrett Editor
Richard Drew Production Designer
Stuart Pring Lighting Designer


Post Roast: Huge Davies and Ed Knight

Huge Davies and Ed Knight chat about their roast battle in a post-roast Q&A session.

Featuring: Ed Night & Huge Davies.

Post Roast: Sara Barron & Richard Herring

It was USA Vs UK as Sara Barron and Richard Herring battled it out on the roast battle stage. But all is gravy in the post roast Q&A.

Featuring: Richard Herring & Sara Barron.

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