Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
Jonathan recaps the highlights from Alistair Darling’s budget.
Who’s in the Green Room?
Actress Emma Thompson, actor Matt Smith and presenter Brian Cox all join Jonathan on the show. Music comes from Goldfrapp.
The World’s Biggest Scotch Egg
Jonathan and the programme team have attempted to cook the world’s biggest Scotch egg – how does it taste? There’s also an unwelcome surprise in the form of a fame-hungry fly.
Emma Thompson on her early aspirations: “I wanted to be a hospital Administrator.”
The Oscar winner chats about her new film, Nanny McPhee And The Big Bang, how fate drew her and her husband together and being bad at science. The fame-hungry fly also makes an appearance.
Brian Cox to Jonathan Ross: “I’m no cleverer than you; I can’t believe I said that.”
The Professor talks about his new BBC series, Wonders Of The Solar System, being in D:Ream and travelling through time. Jonathan gets Brian to take part in some science experiments.
Matt Smith on his future as Doctor Who: “I hope to at least do another year.”
The new Doctor Who discusses the impact of being the Time Lord, his new on-screen companion and what’s changed from the previous series. Matt also brings a new prop into the studio.
Goldfrapp perform Rocket
The Ivor Novello winning duo belt out a track from their fifth studio album, Head First.