Romesh: Talking To Comedians. Romesh Ranganathan.

Romesh: Talking To Comedians

BBC Three (Online) chat show hosted by Romesh Ranganathan. 3 episodes, 2017 - 2018. Stars Romesh Ranganathan.

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In Pubs About Comedy

Romesh Ranganathan meets some of the UK's most loved comedians, including Jack Dee, Sharon Horgan, Russell Howard, Jayde Adams, Humza Arshad and Tim Renkow. In these one-to-one, frank and funny conversations, they discuss their earliest memories in their comedy careers - from show flops to patronising fans and facing their fears - through an engaging, empathetic and relatable pub chat.

Publication details

Monday 27th March 2017
21 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Romesh Ranganathan Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Jack Dee Guest
Jayde Adams Guest
Russell Howard Guest
Tim Renkow Guest
Sharon Horgan Guest
Humza Arshad Guest
Mark Silcox Stand-up host in background
Production team
Francis Baker Executive Producer
Errol Ettienne Producer/Director
Idris Elba Executive Producer


Romesh and Russell talk mummy issues

Russell Howard and Romesh Ranganathan hatch a plan to teach their mums a thing or two about comedy.

Featuring: Romesh Ranganathan, Russell Howard.

Jack Dee's spectacular comedy death

Romesh Ranganathan chats with Jack Dee about catastrophic gigs, the most spectacular comedy death for Jack in a Scottish prison and not being told what to do on live TV.

Featuring: Romesh Ranganathan, Jack Dee.

Romesh talks to Humza

Romesh Ranganathan meets Humza Arshad but isn't happy when he hears about his abundance of fans, packed out shows and a failed gig resulting in a holiday in Dubai.

Featuring: Romesh Ranganathan, Humza Arshad.

Romesh and Jayde Adams talk

Romesh catches up with Jayde Adams to discuss singing opera, cod banter and the three best things to hear from a crowd for a comedian.

Featuring: Romesh Ranganathan, Jayde Adams.

Tim Renkow tells Romesh his best worst-gig story

A roomful of people's backs: Tim Renkow's worst-gig story may just be the best Romesh has ever heard.

Featuring: Romesh Ranganathan, Tim Renkow.

Borderline arseholes

When you've got a hit show like Catastrophe on your CV, what do you do next? For Romesh, there's only one answer.

Featuring: Romesh Ranganathan, Sharon Horgan.


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