Romesh Ranganathan

News: Extra Tour Dates For Ranganathan Including More In London

Romesh Ranganathan has extended the autumn leg of his UK tour due to phenomenal demand. 

The new date for the Crawley comedian is a third night at London's Eventim Apollo on October 26. Tickets will go on sale on Thursday at 10am.

Ranganathan recently received another award nomination.

News: Romesh Ranganathan Nominated For Times Award

Romesh Ranganathan has been nominated for The Times Sky Arts South Bank Breakthrough Award.

The winner is chosen by an online vote. Voting will open on the Times website on Monday, April 25, and close at midnight on Friday, May 6.

The stand-up and star of Asian Provocateur is the latest comedian to be in the running for this prestigious prize. Nick Helm won the award in 2014.

Here are the other nominees:

TV drama: Michaela Coel of E4 comedy series Chewing Gum.

News: Romesh Ranganathan To Appear On Question Time

Crawley comedian Romesh Ranganathan is to appear on BBC1's Question Time. He will be on the panel next Thursday, February 11, when the programme comes from Llanelli in Wales.

The former maths teacher is the latest in an increasingly long line of comedians to take part in the political discussion series. Irish comedian Grainne Maguire was recently on the show and Russell Brand and Jo Brand (no relation) are among the previous stand-ups to be grilled by an audience.

News: Major Tour Extension for Romesh Ranganathan

Comedian Romesh Ranganathan has announced the autumn leg of his 2016 tour. Details here. The tour now includes a date at London's Eventim Apollo on October 7. 

In his new live show Ranganathan explores the rationality of his worldview. ‘Irrational’ will see him examine the issues close to his heart and explain why everybody else is wrong about them.

News: Romesh Ranganathan Joins Ben Miller In Science Show

Romesh Ranganathan is to join Ben Miller and Countdown's Rachel Riley for a new ITV1 series entitled It's Not Rocket Science.

A pilot was shot earlier this year and Ben Miller confirmed that a full series was being made at an ITV event in late 2015. 

TV Review: Asian Provocateur, BBC3

If BBC3 is going down at least it is going down fighting. Next month it airs a scintillating new sitcom from Josh Widdicombe, this week it launches a fab new documentary series fronted by Romesh Ranganathan. Asian Provocateur finds our uber-grumpy guide packed off to Sri Lanka by his Crawley-based mum to find out about the country his family comes from. “I know more about Horsham,” he admits.

News: Triple-Pronged TV Projects For Romesh Ranganathan

Rising star Romesh Ranganathan is currently involved in three different TV projects.

It was announced last week that he will be a regular guest on The Apprentice: You're Fired when Jack Dee takes over from previous host Dara O’Briain for the imminent next series.

News: Romesh Ranganathan Goes To Sri Lanka

Rising star Romesh Ranganathan is making a series for BBC3 in which he goes to Sri Lanka to connect with his roots. The six-part series, Romesh’s Return Ticket (working title) will be broadcast later this year.

Review: BBC iPlayer Funny Valentines – Romesh Ranganathan: Rom Com

Romesh Ranganathan’s short film seems to have taken its inspiration from Dapper Laughs. Ranganathan plays a geeky guy on a first date at a bowling alley getting advice from his laddish alter ego, also played by RR, who mocks him for being such a hopeless nerd and suggests he try a bit more banter. Of course, apart from the premise Rom Com is not remotely like Dapper Laughs. This is actually funny, as we see how the date went in flashback alongside a nice montage of previous dates – RR, by the way, can do a mean robot dance.  

Preview: This Comedian – Live, Duchess Theatre

I wrote recently about how sometimes it can be a frustrating for people who see a lot of comedy to hear the same comedians – however brilliant – do the same material every time you see them. This Monday’s all-star, must-see gig at the Duchess Theatre seems to have come up with the answer.

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