SU2C Comedy Roast: Full cast and where to watch | The Sun

STAND Up to Cancer's annual televised special is back to raise more money for the disease's research efforts.

For 2023, there is a new addition to the line-up, which is The Comedy Roast – which brings together some much-loved comedians who all have a connection to cancer.

Who is on The Comedy Roast for SU2C?

Rhod Gilbert

The Comedy Roast For SU2C is hosted by Rhod Gilbert, who himself has battled cancer.

Speaking to Channel 4, he said the programme aims "to tell cancer in no uncertain terms that it will not have the last laugh".

Rhod shot to fame a stand-up comic, and has since built up and impressive TV career.

In 2022, the comedian revealed he had been diagnosed with cancer of the head and neck.

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As Rhod's cancer was caught early on, he was able to be treated with surgery, followed by sessions of chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

Speaking in October 2023, about getting his first all clear scan, he told Radio Times: "The best thing was that the tumour had gone, and it was once again an ordinary blood vessel."

Ellie Taylor

Ellie Taylor is also known for her work as a stand-up comic and regularly goes on tour with her show.

She is well known for her stint on satirical comedy series The Mash Report, appearing in a reoccurring role between 2017 and 2020.

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Ellie has since appeared in Late Night Mash, a successor to that show on Dave.

In 2021, she hit international stardom on the hit show Ted Lasso, when she played Flo "Sassy" Collins – Rebecca's best friend and Ted's on/off love interest.

She also has a podcast with Anna Whitehouse called Ellie & Anna Have Issues.

Ellie appeared on Strictly Come Dancing in 2022.

Danny Beard

Danny Beard is a drag performer and singer, who shot to fame on Britain's Got Talent in 2016.

Since then he has become a familar face on TV which includes appearing on Karaoke Club: Drag Edition.

Danny also won the fourth series of RuPaul's Drag Race UK.

Nish Kumar

Nish Kumar is a comedian who began his career back in 2006.

He he is known for being a stand up comic, and has enjoyed several sell-out runs at The Soho Theatre.

The funnyman has hosted shows such as BBC Radio 4 Extra's topical comedy show Newsjack, and the Comedy Central series Joel & Nish vs The World.

Other comedians who are also taking part include:

  • Sara Barron
  • Thanyia Moore
  • Bobby Mair
  • Harriet Kemsley
  • Fatiha El-Ghorri
  • Larry Dean

Where to watch The Comedy Roast for SU2C?

You can catch The Comedy Roast for SU2C tonight (November 3, 2023) at 10pm on Channel 4.

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The episode is part of a night of Stand Up To Cancer programming which kicks off at 7pm.

The annual telethon is hosted by Davina McCall, Adam Hills, Joe Lycett and Munya Chawawa,

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