Multi award-winning comedian Romesh Ranganathan is best known for fronting such series’ as The Misadventures of Romesh Ranganathan, The Ranganation, Rob & Romesh Vs, A League of Their Own, Asian Provocateur, and as the new presenter of BBC One’s Weakest Link. He is also host of his own BBC Sounds and Radio 2 show For the Love of Hip Hop, which saw him win the prestigious Radio Academy ARIA Gold award for Best Specialist Music Show in 2023. Romesh also co-hosts hit podcast Wolf and Owl with Tom Davis, which has seen them perform to sell-out audiences at their live shows.
A Sunday Times Bestseller with his autobiography Straight Outta Crawley: Memoirs of a Distinctly Average Human Being, Romesh had his second book As Good As It Gets: Life Lessons from a Reluctant Adult published worldwide in October 2020. 2023 saw Romesh turn his hand at writing for a middle-grade audience in his debut novel, Lil’ Muffin Drops the Mic, with illustrations from James Lancett.
Romesh’s last tour The Cynic’s Mixtape sold out across the UK, including 14 nights at London’s Eventim Apollo, culminating in a taping at his hometown venue The Hawth in Crawley, which was released as a special on Netflix in 2022 and is available to stream here now.
Romesh embarked on his career in America in 2018 with the launch of Just Another Immigrant on Showtime, and he has also appeared twice on James Corden’s Late Late Show, as well as The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. In 2023 he returned stateside with a sold-out show at the iconic New York Town Hall.
Romesh made his return to acting, writing and starring in two new sitcoms produced with his own production company, Ranga Bee. Avoidance for BBC One hit our screens in summer 2022 and Romantic Getaway for Sky Max launched in January 2023. Romesh is currently filming the second series of Avoidance. Romesh has also made his Aardman debut in Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget which is coming to Netflix in December.
There’s no stopping the hardest working man in comedy as 2024 sees him embark on Hustle, his biggest tour to date, which includes two nights at London’s O2 Arena.