Comedy Central announces Roast Battle Week | New series stripped nightly

Comedy Central announces Roast Battle Week

New series stripped nightly

Comedy Central has announced that its new Roast Battle series will be stripped across a week from January 15.

The shows will air at 10pm every night with comedians going head to head as they verbally battle it out with their best insults.

It will include Mark Steel take on his son Elliot, Bobby Mair battle his wife Harriet Kemsley and several pairs of friends going head-to-head.

They will be judged by a panel featuring Jimmy Carr, Katherine Ryan and Russell Brand.

Other showdowns include Joel Dommett vs Iain Stirling, Joe Lycett and Nick Helm, Alex Brooker and Matt Forde, Desiree Burch and Daniel Sloss, Dane Baptiste and Tez Ilyas, Ed Gamble and Phil Wang, Sofie Hagen and Larry Dean, Alex Edelman and Jayde Adams, and Tom Allen and Suzi Ruffell.

After Roast Battle Week the six half-hour episodes will be aired weekly on Comedy Central UK starting Wednesday  January 24 at 10pm.

Published: 4 Jan 2018

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NICK HELM: ALL KILLER SOME FILLER

This is the show that celebrated the launch of Nick Helm's album in 2016, and has previously been unseen by anyone who was not in the O2 Forum Kentish Town that night.

With typical hyperbole, the show is described thusly: 'Under-rehearsed, under-prepared and under pressure, Nick and his band somehow managed to pull together the greatest show in the last 27 years of living memory. That show went down as a thing of legend, often spoken about by weary travellers around campfires, but thought to have been lost to the sands of time forever.'

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