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The Jonathan Ross Show

ITV chat show hosted by Jonathan Ross. 183 episodes (15 series), 2011 - 2019. Stars Jonathan Ross.

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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
    Steve Andrews Editor
    Rudi Thackray Production Designer
    Mark Ronson Composer



    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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