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The Jonathan Ross Show

The Jonathan Ross Show

  • TV chat show
  • ITV1
  • 2011 - 2024
  • 235 episodes (21 series)

Prime-time ITV chat show hosted by Jonathan Ross, featuring light-hearted interviews with A-list talent.

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Series 16, Episode 1 - Katherine Ryan, Clare Balding, Nick Frost, Samson Kayo, Billy Ocean

With Katherine Ryan; one of the nation's best-loved broadcasters, Clare Balding; and the stars of the hotly anticipated horror comedy series Truth Seekers - Nick Frost and Samson Kayo. Plus, the legendary worldwide chart-topping singer Billy Ocean will be chatting and performing some of his greatest hits in the studio.

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Broadcast details

Saturday 17th October 2020
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 23rd October 2020 11:40pm ITV1

Cast & crew

Jonathan Ross Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Katherine Ryan Guest
Clare Balding Guest
Nick Frost Guest
Samson Kayo Guest
Billy Ocean Guest
Writing team
Jonathan Ross Writer
Jez Stevenson Writer
James Farmer Writer
Production team
Chris Howe Director
Tom Barrett Series Producer
Dan Wickens Producer
Beatrice Ballard (as Bea Ballard) Executive Producer
Micky Van Praagh Executive Producer
Alex Harknett VT Producer
Steve Andrews Editor
Madhavan Raman VT Editor
Rudi Thackray Production Designer
Inca Bayer Costume Designer
Philippa Hall Make-up Designer
Oli Richards Lighting Designer
Mark Ronson Composer
Deborah Cox (as Debbie Cox) Programme Consultant


Simon Pegg abandoned an unconscious Nick Frost

Nick Frost recounts the time Simon Pegg mistook his forest injury for a prank.

Featuring: Jonathan Ross & Nick Frost.

Katherine Ryan won't be writing anymore sex scenes

Katherine Ryan shares her regrets of writing a sex scene for her Netflix sitcom The Duchess.

Featuring: Jonathan Ross & Katherine Ryan.

Billy Ocean's reacts to his misheard lyrics

Jonathan reads some of Billy Ocean's most misinterpreted lyrics.

Featuring: Jonathan Ross & Billy Ocean.

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