Romesh Ranganathan – International Comedian

Comedian/Presenter

These achievements culminated in his debut appearance on BBC2’s ‘Mock The Week’, BBC1’s ‘Live At The Apollo’, ITV1’s ‘Sunday Night At The Palladium’, BBC3’s ‘Russell Howard’s Good News’, ‘Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live 2013’, a regular slot on Channel 4’s weekly topical show ‘Stand Up For The Week’, hosting two series of BBC Radio 4 Extra’s ‘Newsjack’ as well as appearances on BBC Radio 4’s ‘News Quiz’ and the long-running and beloved ‘The Now Show’.

From playing comedy clubs all over the country Ranganathan’s profile has grown as has the respect from his peers which has resulted in him writing for numerous shows and supporting the likes of Seann Walsh, Bill Burr, Paul Chowdhry and one of his comedy heroes Ricky Gervais.

Romesh has also been seen acting in several hit sitcoms including Jo Brand’s ‘Damned’ for Sky Playhouse with a few more parts in the pipeline to be filmed in the coming months.

His 2015 BBC TV series, Asian Provocateur, in which Ranganathan travelled to Sri Lanka to explore his ancestral heritage has just been re-commissioned, and currently sees Ranganathan nominated for a BAFTA for Best Entertainment Performance.

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