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The Jonathan Ross Show

ITV chat show hosted by Jonathan Ross. 208 episodes (18 series), 2011 - 2021. Stars Jonathan Ross.

Returns Saturday at 9:30pm. Episode Guide
An episode is repeated on Thursday 28th October at 10:45pm.
Recording at BBC Television Centre. Tickets

Series 1 - Tom Cruise, Downtown Abbey, The Inbetweeners

Tom Cruise talks about his new movie; Laura Carmichael, Jessica Brown Findlay and Michelle Dockery discuss the Downtown Abbey special; and the cast of The Inbetweeners Movie drop by too. With music from Il Volo.

Further details

The Jonathan Ross Show. Jonathan Ross. Copyright: Hot Sauce / ITV Studios.

Tim Minchin wrote a song specifically for this Christmas special but ITV's Director of Television, Peter Fincham, decided to cut the performance for fear of causing offence. Below is a copy of the footage that was cut:

Broadcast details

Friday 23rd December 2011
75 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jonathan Ross Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Tom Cruise Guest
Laura Carmichael Guest
Jessica Brown Findlay Guest
Michelle Dockery Guest
Simon Bird Guest
Joe Thomas Guest
James Buckley Guest
Blake Harrison Guest
Jim Carter Carson
Writing team
Jonathan Ross Writer
Andrew Dawson (as The Dawson Brothers) Writer
Steve Dawson (as The Dawson Brothers) Writer
Tim Inman (as The Dawson Brothers) Writer
Shaun Pye Writer
Fraser Steele Writer
Dan Swimer Writer
Production team
Chris Howe Director
Suzi Aplin Series Editor
Tom Barrett Series Producer
Lee Connolly Executive Producer
Deborah Cox (as Debbie Cox) Executive Producer
Addison Cresswell Executive Producer



This song by Tim Minchin was cut from the Christmas special of The Jonathan Ross Show for fear of causing offence.


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