Romesh Ranganathan came onto the comedy circuit in 2010 when he quickly make a name for himself as a finalist in the Latitude New Act Competition 2010, So You Think You’re Funny? final 2010 as well as being a runner up in Amused Moose Laugh Off 2010.
From playing comedy clubs all over the country Ranganathan’s profile has grown as has the respect from his peers. He has written for numerous shows. He has also supported the likes of Seann Walsh, Bill Burr and one of his comedy heroes Ricky Gervais.
The last couple of years have been incredible for Ranganathan. He won the prestigious Leicester Mercury New Act Award 2013. His critically acclaimed Edinburgh Festival debut was nominated for the coveted Best Newcomer Award 2013. This culminated in his debut appearance on BBC2’s Mock The Week. In additon he has appeared on BBC1’s Live At The Apollo, and also BBC3’s Russell Howard’s Good News. His performances also include Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live 2013 and he a regular slot on Channel 4’s weekly topical show Stand Up For The Week.
‘… his ability to produce bitingly fresh gags marks him out from the crowd’ – The Guardian
‘Ranganathan’s punchlines are sharper and funnier than many of his peers’ – The Guardian
**** – Sunday Times
‘A supremely accomplished debut’ **** – Chortle