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Friday Night with Jonathan Ross
This interview  by Jonathan Ross with Yoko Ono-Lennon are a must watch

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  • Airs Next:BBC-1 at Friday 10:35 PM (60 min.)
  • Status:Returning Series
  • Premiered:November 2, 2001
  • Show Categories:Talk Shows
With a cheeky gag never too far away and a wit sharper than his own suits, don't expect the guests to get an easy ride on the way to plugging their latest film, book, session in rehab or range of underpants. Funny, likeable and unlike any other chat show host, if you get to sit with Jonathan you're doing something right. Either that, or you're just Ricky Gervais.




nna Friel, Benicio Del Toro, Tom Jones.

Aired: Friday February 6, 2009

From playing a lesbian in Brookside, to playing a former murder victim in Pushing Daisies, versatile actress, Anna Friel makes her first appearance on the programme; as does Puerto Rican actor, Benicio Del Toro. Sir Tom Jones chats to Jonathan and provides the music.



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Ross repeated his apology while filming

and said he would be "more aware".


Franz hail 'funny' Jonathan Ross
Alex Kapranos
Alex Kapranos says Ross was his usual self at the recording

Franz Ferdinand say they had no reservations about appearing on Jonathan Ross' chat show after his involvement in the prank phone row.

The band said they were excited to appear on the first episode of Friday Night With Jonathan Ross after the host's three month suspension.

Alex Kapranos told Newsbeat: "He's a funny guy. No matter what anybody else has been saying about it at all."

Ross repeated his apology while filming and said he would be "more aware".

Kapranos said that the band had been out of the country when Ross was suspended after making a series of prank calls to Andrew Sachs on Russell Brand's Radio 2 show.


Kapranos said: "I didn't realise it was so much of a hassle because we were touring round the States when it all broke.

"So we came back to the UK and it was like, 'Whoah, what's been going on?' Front page news for 11 days or something like that. It was crazy.

"Despite all that he's still a really funny guy and he gets great guests on the show. Today was Lee Evans, Stephen Fry and Tom Cruise. It's pretty spectacular."

Kapranos described the atmosphere backstage as "relaxed" and the other guests as "really charming."

Describing Ross himself, Kapranos thought the host seemed his usual self: "He didn't seem toned down. He seemed very at ease and relaxed.

"I think everybody was aware of the situation. He was himself. Which is what you wanted to see, I think. You don't want to see a watered-down version of his personality."




BBC confirms Jonathan Ross's return date

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Jonathan Ross: the BBC has said swearing on his chatshow will be cut back. Photograph: BBC

Jonathan Ross's Friday night chatshow will return to BBC1 on 23 January following his three month-suspension over the "Sachsgate" row.

Friday Night with Jonathan Ross will return to its regular 10.40pm slot on 23 January, with the presenter fronting his Radio 2 Saturday show for the first time in three months the following day, 24 January, the BBC has confirmed. Ross's other regular BBC1 show, Film 2009, will be back on air the following Monday, 26 January.

Ross's BBC1 chatshow, which was shelved after the presenter was suspended without pay after he and comedian Russell Brand left offensive messages on actor Andrew Sachs's voicemail that were broadcast on Radio 2, has been replaced by a mixture of movie repeats and stand-up comedy show Live at the Apollo.

Filming of the show is expected to take place on 21 or 22 January, with guests due to be confirmed tomorrow, Wednesday 7 January.

The format of the show is expected to remain the same, although Ross will cut back on the amount of swearing.

It is not yet known if he will mention the reason for his suspension in his first opening monologue, which is traditionally written just before filming.

The Sachsgate row, which saw 42,000 complaints flood in to the BBC, led to the resignation of Brand, Radio 2 controller Lesley Douglas and Radio 2 head of compliance Dave Barber.

Russell Brand resigns from BBC as
Jonathan Ross apologises for 'juvenile remarks'

Russell Brand has resigned from his BBC Radio 2 show over the "Sachsgate" row, after an extraordinary day in which he and Jonathan Ross were suspended by the corporation.

Brand's resignation came just minutes after Ross spoke publicly for the first time about the affair, saying he is "deeply sorry" for his "juvenile and thoughtless remarks".

Brand and Ross's statements came as the BBC confirmed that it had now received 27,000 complaints about their prank calls - up from 18,000 this morning.

In his resignation video statement, standing beside what appeared to be a portrait of Stalin, Brand said he took "complete responsibility" for the prank phone calls he made with Ross to 78-year-old former Fawlty Towers actor Andrew Sachs and that he got "caught up in the moment".

In the messages, pre-recorded and broadcast on Radio 2 late on Saturday October 18, the pair alluded to Brand having had sex with Sachs' granddaughter, Georgina Baillie.

Brand apologised to both Sachs, "a beloved and brilliant comic actor", and Baillie, "a very sweet and big hearted young woman", and his "loyal listeners".

He also said he hoped "now that Jonathan and the BBC will endure less forensic wrath".

In Ross's apology, issued through his solicitors Schillings, the presenter said the prank calls were a "stupid error of judgment".

It is understood that Brand did not want things to escalate further and so decided to resign.

He is not as closely associated with the BBC as Ross, with a burgeoning film and comedy career on other UK channels and in the US. Brand is reportedly now on his way to Los Angeles.

"I have apologised to Andrew Sachs for the rude messages I left on October 18 and he has graciously accepted," Brand said.

"As I only do the radio show to make people laugh I've decided that given the subsequent coverage I will stop doing the show," he added.

"I've loved working for the BBC and am very proud of the shows myself, Matt Morgan, Nic Philps, Mr Gee and Noel Gallagher have made and I apologise to all of them for damaging their careers - except Noel, whose band are doing quite well.

"I got a bit caught up in the moment and forgot that at the core of the rude comments and silly songs were the real feelings of a beloved and brilliant comic actor and a very sweet and big hearted young woman.

"Apologies are also owed to the loyal listeners of the show who enjoyed its shambolic spirit and anarchy and will be upset that it cannot continue.

"I take complete responsibility and offer nothing but love and contrition and I hope that now Jonathan and the BBC will endure less forensic wrath. Hare Krishna."

Ross said he had previously not made a public apology as he intended to make one on his BBC1 chatshow, Friday Night with Jonathan Ross, which was due to be recorded this evening.

However, the show was cancelled earlier today after the BBC suspended both Ross and Brand over the row, pending the outcome of an investigation - the preliminary findings from which are due to be presented to the BBC Trust by the director general, Mark Thompson, tomorrow.

"I am deeply sorry and greatly regret the upset and distress that my juvenile and thoughtless remarks on the Russell Brand show have caused," Ross said.

"I have not issued a statement previously because it was my intention and desire to offer an apology to all those offended on my Friday night programme," he added.

"However, it was a stupid error of judgment on my part and I offer a full apology."

Sachs said of Brand's decision to quit: "I respect his decision. I hope he moves forward, I really hope he does."

Baillie told the Sun she was "thrilled" the pair had been suspended and that "justice has been done".

A parliamentary motion criticising the prank calls has also been signed by 13 MPs.

The BBC has spent the day battled to bring the row under control, announcing that it was suspending Ross and Brand, with their shows - Friday Night with Jonathan Ross and Ross' Saturday morning Radio 2 show and Brand's Saturday night Radio 2 programme - taken off air.

Thompson, who is flying back from holiday in Sicily this evening to take control of the situation, is due to receive a report by director of audio and music Tim Davie into the row. Davie is overseeing the BBC internal inquiry into the incident.

The director general will then present the inquiry's preliminary findings - and what action he intends to take - to an emergency meeting of the BBC Trust editorial standards committee tomorrow.

Sir Michael Lyons, the BBC Trust chairman, will make a statement on the inquiry's findings by the end of the week.

In a statement today, Thompson said it was "not appropriate for either Russell Brand or Jonathan Ross to continue broadcasting on the BBC until I have seen the full report of the actions of all concerned".

"This gross lapse of taste by the performers and the production team has angered licence payers," the director general added.

"I am determined that we satisfy them that any lessons will be learnt and appropriate action taken."

Brand, who is thought to be paid more than £200,000 a year, was preparing to fly to the US for "work reasons".

His other media employers, Channel 4 and the Guardian, said they would stand by him.

Channel 4 said Brand's new show Ponderland would air as planned on Thursday night, while the Guardian said his Saturday sports column would continue.

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Jonathan Ross at Live 8 in July 2005


Ross with friend Ricky Gervais at Live 8 in July 2005

Born: Jonathan Stephen Ross, 17 November 1960 , Camden, London, UK[1]
Occupation: Television/Radio presenter, Film critic
Spouse(s): Jane Goldman (1988-present)


Jonathan Ross

Jonathan Stephen Ross OBE[2] (born 17 November 1960 in London, United Kingdom) is a triple BAFTA Award-winning English film critic and presenter of radio and television. Working extensively with the BBC, Ross has presented The Film programme since 1997, his own chat show, Friday Night with Jonathan Ross since 2001, and a radio show on BBC Radio 2 beginning in 1999. He also appeared for years as a panelist on They Think It's All Over and was the annual host of the British Comedy Awards from 1991-2007, broadcast on ITV. Ross is known for his distinctive voice, flamboyant style of dress,[2] and his light-hearted banter. Ross has a boldness in presenting, which some would consider often risqué, and as a result, he has sometimes been surrounded in controversy.[3][4]

Early life

Ross is the son of British actress and radio presenter Martha Ross, grew up in Leytonstone[1] and is the brother of English journalist, television editor, and media personality Paul Ross, TV Producer/Actor Miles Ross and TV Producer Simon Ross. He was educated at Norlington School for Boys, a secondary modern school at the same time as his elder brother Paul, and also at Leyton County High School for Boys, a grammar school. He also attended Southampton College of Art[5] and studied Modern European History at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University of London; he was made a Fellow of UCL (into which SSEES was absorbed) in 2006.[6]

Broadcast career

Early career

Ross began his career as a researcher on the Channel 4 show Loose Talk. After leaving this, he worked on various other shows before beginning another research job on Soul Train, which became Solid Soul.

Channel X (1987-1995)

Whilst on Solid Soul, he met fellow researcher Alan Marke, and the two devised what would prove to be a breakthrough hit for Ross in 1987, The Last Resort with Jonathan Ross.

The pair based their concept on the successful American show Late Night with David Letterman, and formed a new production company called Channel X, to produce a pilot. Ross was not originally slated as the show's host, but with little time to find one Jonathan Ross stepped in and made his television debut on the show in January 1987.[7]

While the series was initially a co-production with Colin Calendar, ownership transferred to Marke and Ross, meaning that the latter retained a great deal of control as well as being presenter [8]. The show proved popular for both Ross and for Channel 4, making him one of the major personalities on the channel.

A year later, his documentary series The Incredibly Strange Film Show introduced many to the works of cult film-makers like Sam Raimi and Jackie Chan.

In 1989, he co-presented the biennial BBC charity telethon Comic Relief, the same year he launched One Hour with Jonathan Ross a short lived chat show on Channel 4, most notable for the game show segment "Knock down ginger" which introduced comedians such as Vic Reeves, Bob Mortimer, Paul Whitehouse and Charlie Higson to television.

In 1991, he presented the annual British Comedy Awards on ITV. He has presented the event each year since, but in 2008 announced he would be stepping down from the role following his suspension from the BBC.[9] In 1992 he presented an interview with Madonna about her Erotica album and Sex Book promotion.

In 1993, he was the narrator for FIA Formula 1 1993 Season Review video.

Ross has appeared in numerous television entertainment programmes on several channels throughout the 1990s and 2000s. He was a regular panellist on the sports quiz They Think It's All Over, and hosted the panel game It's Only TV...But I Like It. Other projects include the BBC joke-quiz Gagtag, the Channel 4 variety show Saturday Zoo, new-acts showcase The Big Big Talent Show, and the ITV programme Fantastic Facts.

In 1995 he left Channel X, despite its profitable nature. He was quoted in a 1998 article as stating:

It was to do with a deliberate change in my life, moving away from TV as the core of my existence to focus on my family more. So I had to give up everything to do with Channel X, and I literally got only £1 for my share, which was unbelievable.[10]



Post Channel X (1995-2001)

He took over presenting of the Film... programme in 1999, the BBC's long-running cinema review series, after Barry Norman left the show. Ross himself has made a number of cameo appearances in films, playing himself in the Spice Girls' film Spiceworld (1997) and voicing the character of Doris in the UK version of Shrek 2 (2004) ). He also played himself in Only Fools And Horses, presenting Goldrush, a fictional television quiz on which the main character, Del Boy, was a contestant. In 2001 he voiced characters in two episodes of the animated comedy series Rex the Runt. In the 30 October episode of Film 2006, Ross also claimed that he had appeared as an extra in the 1981 movie 'The Rise and Fall of Idi Amin', as an Israeli soldier raiding Entebbe airport. He also appeared on the first pilot show for Shooting Stars acting as a team captain.

He began presenting a Saturday morning show on BBC Radio 2 in 1999, and he continues to do so. He has also presented radio shows for BBC Radio 1 and Virgin Radio (having previously worked on Richard Branson's earlier venture, Radio Radio), as well as the now-defunct commercial radio network service The Superstation, where his producer was Chris Evans.

Friday Night with Jonathan Ross (2001-present)

On 2 November 2001, Ross began presenting his chat show Friday Night with Jonathan Ross. The show continues to air on the BBC, but has received criticism.

In 2005, Ross anchored the BBC television coverage of the Live 8 concerts. Later that year he was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the Queen's Birthday Honours for services to broadcasting. He celebrated the news by playing "God Save the Queen" by The Sex Pistols (which was banned by the BBC when released in 1977) on his BBC Radio 2 Saturday morning show. On 21 June 2006 Ross was made a Fellow of University College London, his alma mater.

In early 2006, Ross announced that after eight years he was quitting his regular panellist seat on the sport/comedy quiz show They Think It's All Over, stating:

I’ve had a great time on They Think It's All Over, imparting my vast sporting knowledge to the nation, but I need time now to focus on my other commitments and so regrettably I won't be back for the 20th series. It's a fantastic show and from now on I'll be able to actually watch it.

However, after Ross's departure, only two more episodes of the show were made before it was cancelled.

In January 2006 he presented Jonathan Ross' Asian Invasion, broadcast on BBC Four. The three-part documentary followed Ross as he explored the film industry in Japan, Hong Kong and Korea, interviewing directors and showcasing clips. His interest in Asian culture and his self confessed love for anime and video games led him to making three series of BBC Three show Japanorama, as well as producing another series for the same channel called Adam and Joe Go Tokyo, starring Adam Buxton and Joe Cornish. He produced the latter programme through his own production company Hot Sauce.

On 25 June 2006, he performed at the Children's Party At The Palace for Queen Elizabeth II's 80th birthday and later in August 2006 Ross was enlisted to ask the first question since the transition from beta for the Yahoo Answers in UK and Ireland. The answer can be seen here. On 16 March 2007, Ross hosted Comic Relief 2007 alongside Fearne Cotton and Lenny Henry. On 7 July 2007 Ross presented at the Live Earth concert.

Starting on 10 September 2007 he presented the BBC Four series Comics Britannia, about the history of the British comic. This forms the core of a Comics Britannia season, which also includes another documentary by Ross called In Search of Steve Ditko.[11]

In May 2008, Ross won the Sony Gold Award "Music Radio Personality of the Year".[12]

On 3 August 2008, on BBC1, he hosted Jonathan Ross Salutes Dad's Army.

BBC contract

In April 2006, Ross, along with other BBC personalities, had details of his fees leaked to the tabloid press.[13] It was claimed at the time by a then unidentified BBC mole, that Ross earned £530,000 (equivalent to £10,000 per show) per year for hosting his Radio 2 show.[14] This was a controversial revelation. For some, the BBC was abusing its dominant position over commercial rivals in paying popular personalities such high fees, and for others debasing its public service remit[who?]. While refusing to comment specifically on the leak in line with the BBC policy on the matter, Ross did hint during his radio show that the figure was exaggerated; in addition to this, any pay highlighted as being 'his' would actually be split between himself and his producer/co-presenter on the show, Andy Davies.

The following June, a bidding war was sparked between BBC and ITV for his services. Although ITV were unsuccessful in poaching Ross, it is believed that their bid was higher than the BBC during negotiations[who?]. Had the ITV move come off, it would have meant that the network would have poached two of chat's biggest names from the BBC with Michael Parkinson and Jonathan Ross. Ross became the highest paid television personality in Britain, when a new BBC contract secured his services until 2010, for a reported £18 million (£6 million/year).[15]



Controversies

David Cameron interview

In June 2006, when Conservative party leader David Cameron appeared on the show, Ross began a line of questioning relating to ex-Conservative Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, culminating in the question "Did you or did you not have a wank thinking of Margaret Thatcher?" Ross was defended by the BBC publicly but repeat showings of the interview have been banned.[16]

Heather Mills comment

In 2006, Ross was criticised when he made a joke against Heather Mills, soon after she and Paul McCartney announced they were to divorce. He branded Mills, who only has one leg, a "fucking liar" and that he "wouldn't be surprised if we found out she's actually got two legs".[17]

"1,000 journalists" comment

On 5 December 2007, Ross joked at the British Comedy Awards that his salary meant that he was "worth 1,000 BBC journalists". His quip came shortly after the BBC had announced plans for more than 2,000 jobs cuts, and was condemned as "obscene" by the general secretary of the National Union of Journalists.[18]

The Russell Brand Show and Andrew Sachs

Following a guest appearance by Ross on the The Russell Brand Show broadcast on 18 October 2008, Ross was suspended for 12 weeks without pay by the BBC on 29 October, after a series of answer phone messages were left for 78-year-old actor Andrew Sachs by Russell Brand and Ross, which were broadcast on the pre-recorded show.[19] After little initial interest, a media story about the calls generated a high number of complaints. Brand resigned from the BBC, while Ross was suspended without pay. BBC director general Mark Thompson stated that Ross should take the disciplinary action as a "final warning".[20][21]

On 21 November 2008 the BBC Trust said that the phone calls were a "deplorable intrusion with no editorial justification".[22] The trust gave its backing to Ross's 12 week suspension but recommended that no further action be taken against him. He returned to work in January, and the first episode of a new series of Friday Night With Jonathan Ross with guests Tom Cruise, Stephen Fry and Lee Evans, and music from Franz Ferdinand, was broadcast on 23rd January 2009.

Personal life

Ross married author/journalist/broadcaster Jane Goldman, ten years his junior, in 1988, when Goldman was just 18. They have since had three children: Betty Kitten (named after Bettie Page), Harvey Kirby (named after Jack Kirby, a comic book creator whom Ross especially admires) and Honey Kinny. The family lives in Hampstead.

Ross and others have used his rhotacism for comic effect and he is sometimes known as "Wossy".[23]

Ross is known for owning exotic pets. He is a big fan of David Bowie, British punk rock, Star Trek, Doctor Who and comic books. Ross has even co-owned a comic shop in London with Paul Gambaccini. He was also the visual inspiration for the main character in the comic book Saviour. Ross is also greatly interested in Japan, presenting a BBC TV series on many different aspects of Japanese culture, Japanorama, now[when?] in its third series.

He is a close friend of comedian Ricky Gervais and bought him a kitten after Gervais's previous cat, Colin, had died. The cat's name is Ollie and was presented to him on an episode of Ross's talk show Friday Night with Jonathan Ross.[24] He was one of the special celebrity guests in the final episode of Gervais's second season of Extras, in which Gervais's character, Andy Millman, and Ross were shown to be the best of friends after a fictional appearance on Friday Night with Jonathan Ross.[25]

In 2005, Ross was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the Queen's Birthday Honours for services to broadcasting.[26] He celebrated the news by playing God Save the Queen by The Sex Pistols on his Radio 2 show.[27]

References

Notes

  1. ^ a b "Jonathan Ross". http://www.speakers.co.uk/csaWeb/speaker,JONROS. Retrieved on 2008-07-20. 
  2. ^ a b "OBE for broadcaster Jonathan Ross". BBC. 2005-06-10. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/tv_and_radio/4077812.stm. 
  3. ^ "'Risque' Ross avoids Cameron rap". BBC. 30 October 2006. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/6099176.stm. Retrieved on 8 November 2008. 
  4. ^ Burton, Nigel (29 October 2008). "Jonathan Ross:No Stranger to Controversy". The Northern Echo. http://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/3801519.Jonathan_Ross___no_stranger_to_controversy/. Retrieved on 8 November 2008. 
  5. ^ "Why do I say these things? - Jonathan Ross". Times Educational Supplement. 3 October, 2008. http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6003316. Retrieved on 23 January 2009. 
  6. ^ "UCL Fellowships conferred". 22 June 2006. http://www.ucl.ac.uk/news/news-articles/0606/06062201. Retrieved on 2008-07-03. 
  7. ^ Jonathan Ross biography at the BBC's website. Accessed 8 January 2006. http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio2/shows/ross/biography_jonathan.shtml
  8. ^ 'Baggy fashion is blamed for trouble at t'mill', Roland Rudd, The Times, 2 June 1988.
  9. ^ "Jonathan Ross may never return to BBC says Sir Terry Wogan". Times Online. 1 November 2008. http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/tol/arts_and_entertainment/tv_and_radio/article5061123.ece. Retrieved on 2 November 2008. 
  10. ^ 'Hot enough for another bite at the telly', The Guardian, 13 July 1998.
  11. ^ BBC profile for Comics Britannia
  12. ^ "GOLD AWARD WINNER!". http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio2/shows/ross/. Retrieved on 2008-05-15. 
  13. ^ Julia Day "Radio 2 stars' salaries leaked", The Guardian, 18 April 2006
  14. ^ Owen Gibson "BBC unmasks mole who leaked salary details of its biggest stars", The Guardian, 17 May 2006
  15. ^ 'Ross to stay at the BBC', Ben Dowell, The Guardian, 9 June 2006 http://media.guardian.co.uk/broadcast/story/0,,1794076,00.html
  16. ^ 'BBC to ban repeats of Ross versus Cameron' The Times, 1 July 2006 http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2-2251285,00.html
  17. ^ "Jonathan Ross blasts Heather Mills McCartney". SoFeminine. 2006-10-31. http://www.sofeminine.co.uk/w/star/n174407/news/Jonathan-Ross-blasts-Heather-Mills-McCartney.html. 
  18. ^ Colin Crummy "Jonathan Ross: I'm worth 1,000 BBC journalists", Press Gazette, 6 December 2007
  19. ^ "Brand and Ross suspended by BBC". BBC website. 29 October 2008. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/7696714.stm. Retrieved on 29 October 2008. 
  20. ^ "The ups and downs of Ross' career". BBC News. 30 October 2008. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/7700656.stm. Retrieved on 30 October 2008. 
  21. ^ "Ross suspended for three months". BBC News. 30 October 2008. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/7700816.stm. Retrieved on 30 October 2008. 
  22. ^ "'No justification' for Brand show". bbc.co.uk. 21 November 2008. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/7741322.stm. Retrieved on 21 November 2008. 
  23. ^ "Unwepentant Wossy". 29 June 2006. http://www.bbc.co.uk/celebdaq/news/news/2006/06/29/33339.shtml. Retrieved on 2008-10-27. 
  24. ^ Friday Night with Jonathan Ross, 26 November 2004
  25. ^ (2006). Extras - Series 2 [DVD]. Universal Pictures Video.
  26. ^ "OBE for broadcaster Jonathan Ross". BBC News. 10 June 2005. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/tv_and_radio/4077812.stm. Retrieved on 30 October 2008. 
  27. ^ "Ross Hails OBE by playing Sex Pistols". BBC News. http://news.bbc.co.uk/nolavconsole/ifs_news/hi/newsid_4080000/newsid_4083500/nb_rm_4083518.stm. Retrieved on 30 October 2008.
Bibliography
  • Jonathan Ross: The Biography, Neil Simpson, John Blake Publishing Ltd (31 Jul 2007), ISBN 184454432X
  • Why Do I Say These Things?, Jonathan Ross, Bantam Press (16 Oct 2008), ISBN 0593060822
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