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Romesh Ranganathan

Romesh Ranganathan is an English stand-up comedian, actor, writer and presenter of Sri Lankan descent. Known for his deadpan, borderline misanthropic comic style and "lazy" eye, he is a former teacher who quickly built a successful comedy career and gained national prominence in the comic-toned travelogue Asian Provocateur, in which he starred with his mother.

Full name
Jonathan Romesh Ranganathan
Gender
Male
Nationality
England
Born
Monday 27th March 1978 (41 years-old)

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Year Production Role
2019 The Reluctant Landlord - Series 2 Announced Romesh
2019 The Reluctant Landlord - Series 2 Announced Writer
2019 The Ranganation Announced Host / Presenter
2019 Romesh's Look Back To The Future - 2019 Announced Host / Presenter
2019 Romesh Ranganathan: The Cynic's Mixtape Coming Soon Self
2019 Hypothetical
  1. E4 - Episode Four
  2. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2019 Rob And Romesh Vs Host / Presenter
2018 'King Gary Stuart Williams
2018 Romesh's Look Back To The Future - 2018 Host / Presenter
2018 Dave's Advent Calendar Self
2018 The Reluctant Landlord - Series 1 Romesh
2018 The Reluctant Landlord - Series 1 Writer
2018 The Reluctant Landlord - Series 1 Associate Producer
2018 The Reluctant Landlord Creator
2018 QI - Series P
  1. Special - Highlights Special
  2. E7 - Picnics
Guest
2018 The Jonathan Ross Show - Series 13
  1. E6 - Gordon Ramsay, Fred Sirieix, Gino D'Acampo, Bear Grylls, Romesh Ranganathan, Rita Ora
Guest
2018 A League Of Their Own - Series 13 Regular Panellist
2018 Judge Romesh - Series 1 Host / Presenter
2018 Jon Richardson: Ultimate Worrier - Series 1
  1. E7 - Travel
Guest
2018 Frankie Boyle's New World Order - Series 2
  1. Special - Highlights Special
  2. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2017 That Thing On Friday Night Cancelled Host / Presenter
2017 Romesh Ranganathan: Irrational Live Host / Presenter
2017 Romesh Ranganathan: Irrational Live Writer
2017 Passions: Richard Pryor By Romesh Ranganathan Host / Presenter
2017 QI - Series O
  1. Special - Highlights Special
  2. Special - Highlights Special
  3. Special - O Christmas
  4. E6 - Odds And Ends
Guest
2017 A League Of Their Own - Series 12
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
  2. E4 - Episode Four
  3. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2017 Mister Winner - Pilot Ajay
2017 Bobby And Harriet Get Married
  1. E5 - Just Another Wedding
Self
2017 The Museum Of Curiosity - Gallery 11 Host / Presenter
2017 Frankie Boyle's New World Order - Series 1
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2017 Mock The Week - Series 16
  1. Special - Christmas Special
  2. Special - Highlights Special
  3. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2017 The Last Leg - Series 11
  1. Special - Re-United Kingdom
Self
2017 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 12
  1. Special - Election Special
Guest
2017 The Michael McIntyre Story Self
2017 Romesh: Talking To Comedians Host / Presenter
2017 Parental Guidance Roshan Parera
2017 Play To The Whistle - Series 3 Regular Panellist
2017 Room 101 - Series 6
  1. Special - Bonus Bellyaches
  2. E5 - Lucy Porter, Romesh Ranganathan, Judge Rinder
Guest
2017 The News Quiz - Series 92 Guest
2017 Jack Dee's HelpDesk - 2017 Specials Regular Panellist
2016 That's It For The Week Cancelled Host / Presenter
2016 The Mayoress Cancelled Ravi
2016 Have I Got News For You - Series 52
  1. Special - Have I Got 2016 News For You
Guest
2016 Drunk History - Christmas Special
  1. Christmas Special
Self
2016 Live At The Apollo - Series 12
  1. Special - Noel At The Apollo: Romesh Ranganathan, Kerry Godliman, Seann Walsh, Spencer Jones
Host / Presenter
2016 QI - Series N
  1. Special - QI VG: Compilation Show 16
  2. Special - QI VG: Compilation Show 15
  3. E1 - Naming Names
Guest
2016 Mock The Week - Series 15
  1. Special - Christmas Special
  2. Special - Highlights Special
  3. E8 - Episode Eight
  4. E7 - Episode Seven
Guest
2016 Would I Lie To You? - Series 10
  1. Special - The Unseen Bits
  2. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2016 The Big Fat Quiz Of Everything
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2016 Jack Dee's HelpDesk - Jack Dee's Referendum HelpDesk Regular Panellist
2016 Channel 4's Comedy Gala
  1. Channel 4's Comedy Gala 2016
Self
2016 Very British Problems - Series 2 Self
2016 Michael McIntyre's Big Show - Series 1
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2016 Have I Got News For You - Series 51
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2016 Play To The Whistle - Series 2 Regular Panellist
2016 Alan Carr: Chatty Man - Series 16
  1. E7 - Eddie Izzard, Jon Favreau, Seann Walsh, Romesh Ranganathan, Shawn Mendes
Guest
2016 Virtually Famous - Series 3
  1. E9 - Episode Nine
Guest
2016 The Last Leg - Series 7
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Self
2016 The Jonathan Ross Show - Series 10
  1. E6 - Sacha Baron Cohen, Stephen Fry, Amy Poehler, Romesh Ranganathan, Shawn Mendes
Guest
2016 A League Of Their Own - Series 10
  1. Special - Best Bits
  2. Special - Unseen
  3. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2016 Insert Name Here - Series 1
  1. E3 - Kate
Guest
2016 Fighting Talk - Series 13 Guest
2016 The Dog Ate My Homework - Series 3
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2016 Romesh Ranganathan: Irrational Self
2015 8 Out Of 10 Cats - 2015 Specials
  1. Special - End Of Year Special
Guest
2015 Have I Got News For You - Series 50
  1. Special - Highlights Special
Guest
2015 Very British Problems - Very British Problems At Christmas Self
2015 Josh - Series 1
  1. E5 - Homme & Away
Theme Park Attendant
2015 Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled - Series 3
  1. Special - Out-takes
  2. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2015 Live At The Apollo - Series 11
  1. E4 - Romesh Ranganathan, Jason Byrne, Stewart Francis
Host / Presenter
2015 Alan Carr: Chatty Man - Series 15
  1. E7 - Goldie Hawn, Romesh Ranganathan, Katherine Ryan, Ricky Wilson, Rudimental
Guest
2015 QI - Series M
  1. Special - QI VG: Compilation Show 14
  2. Special - QI VG: Compilation Show 13
  3. E11 - Menagerie
Guest
2015 Duck Quacks Don't Echo - Series 3
  1. Special - Best Of
  2. E7 - Episode Seven
Guest
2015 Would I Lie To You? - Series 9
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
Guest
2015 The Last Leg - Series 6
  1. E8 - Episode Eight
Guest
2015 Yonderland - Series 2
  1. E5 - Nanny La Roo
Priest
2015 Taskmaster - Series 1 Self
2015 Mock The Week - Series 14
  1. Special - Christmas Special
  2. Special - Highlights Special
  3. E6 - Episode Six
  4. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2015 A League Of Their Own - Series 9
  1. Special - Unseen - Vol 2
  2. Special - Unseen - Vol 1
  3. Special - Best Of - Vol 1
  4. E7 - Episode Seven
Guest
2015 Channel 4's Comedy Gala
  1. Channel 4's Comedy Gala 2015
Guest
2015 Alan Carr: Chatty Man - Series 14
  1. E9 - Billie Piper, Romesh Ranganathan, Phillip Schofield, Charli XCX
Guest
2015 Have I Got News For You - Series 49
  1. Special - Have I Got Election News For You
Guest
2015 Channel 4's Alternative Election Night - Channel 4's Alternative Election Night 2015
  1. Channel 4's Alternative Election Night 2015
Self
2015 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 6
  1. E13 - Episode Thirteen
  2. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2015 Jack Dee's HelpDesk - Jack Dee's Election HelpDesk Regular Panellist
2015 Play To The Whistle - Series 1 Regular Panellist
2015 The News Quiz - Series 86 Guest
2015 House Of Fools - Series 2
  1. E4 - The Danceathon Affair
Butcher Boy
2015 The Jonathan Ross Show - Series 8
  1. E5 - Jennifer Saunders, Paddy McGuinness, Matt Lucas, Romesh Ranganathan
Guest
2015 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 5
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2015 Drunk History - Series 1
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
  2. E3 - Episode Three
Self
2015 The Dog Ate My Homework - Series 2
  1. Special - Compilation Show
  2. E8 - Episode Eight
  3. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2014 The British Comedy Awards
  1. E3 - British Comedy Awards: Even More Awards
Self
2014 Never Mind The Buzzcocks - Series 28
  1. Special - The Series That Changed The World
  2. E10 - Episode Ten
Guest
2014 Sweat The Small Stuff - Series 4
  1. Special - Highlights Special
  2. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2014 BBC New Comedy Award - 2014
  1. E6 - Manchester Heat 2
Host / Presenter
2014 8 Out Of 10 Cats - Series 18
  1. Special - Best Bits
  2. Special - Jimmy, Sean & Jon's Best Bits
  3. E6 - Episode Six
  4. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2014 Tonight At The London Palladium - Series 1
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2014 Newsjack - Series 11 Host / Presenter
2014 The Football's On - Series 2
  1. E43 - Episode Forty Two
  2. E35 - Episode Thirty Five
  3. E22 - Episode Twenty Two
  4. E19 - Episode Nineteen
  5. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2014 Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live - 2014
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2014 Fighting Talk - Series 12 Guest
2014 MacAulay And Co - Edinburgh 2014
  1. E10 - Episode Ten
Guest
2014 Comic Fringes - Series 10
  1. E1 - Love And Orangutans
Narrator
2014 Comic Fringes - Series 10
  1. E1 - Love And Orangutans
Writer
2014 Asian Network Comedy
  1. E1 - Live in London 2014
Self
2014 TAKE a coMEdian OUT Self
2014 Comedy Gala 2014: In Aid of Waverley Care Self
2014 Romesh Ranganathan: Rom Wasn't Built in a Day Self
2014 Virtually Famous - Series 1
  1. E5 - Episode Five
  2. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2014 The News Quiz - Series 84 Guest
2014 Mock The Week - Series 13
  1. Special - Christmas Special
  2. Special - Highlights Special
  3. E9 - Episode Nine
  4. E8 - Episode Eight
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E4 - Episode Four
  7. E3 - Episode Three
  8. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2014 Damned - Pilot
  1. Pilot
Nitin
2014 Damned - Pilot
  1. Pilot
Telephone Caller (Voice)
2014 The Football's On - Series 1
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2014 Sweat The Small Stuff - Series 3
  1. Special - Best Bits
  2. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2014 The News Quiz - Series 83 Guest
2014 Newsjack - Series 10
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Writer
2014 Newsjack - Series 10 Host / Presenter
2014 Fighting Talk - Series 11 Guest
2014 The Dog Ate My Homework - Series 1
  1. E10 - Episode Ten
  2. E8 - Episode Eight
  3. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2013 Live At The Apollo - Series 9
  1. E3 - Sean Lock, Romesh Ranganathan, Marcus Brigstocke
Guest
2013 Sweat The Small Stuff - Series 2
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
Guest
2013 Stand Up For The Week - Series 5 Self
2013 Was It Something I Said?
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2013 Fresh From The Fringe - 2013
  1. Fresh From The Fringe: 2013
Guest
2013 Mock The Week - Series 12
  1. Special - Christmas Special
  2. Special - Highlights Special
  3. E10 - Episode Ten
Guest
2013 Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live - 2013
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2013 Romesh Ranganathan - Rom Com Self
2013 Comedy Gala 2013: In Aid Of Waverley Care Self
2013 Seann Walsh World (as Romesh Raganathan) Ensemble Actor
2013 Seann Walsh World (as Romesh Raganathan) Writer
2013 John Bishop's Only Joking
  1. E9 - Episode Nine
Writer (Additional Material)
2013 Dilemma - Series 2
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Writer
2012 Patterson And Ranganathan Self
2011 Three Blokes Tell Jokes Self
2011 The Big Value Comedy Show - Middle Self
2011 Amused Moose Comedy Awards Showcase Self
2004 The Big Fat Quiz Of The Year
  1. E20 - The Big Fat Quiz Of The Year 2016
Guest
1988 Comic Relief
  1. E17 - Comic Relief 2019
  2. E16 - Comic Relief 2017
Host / Presenter
Judge Romesh - Series 2 Announced Host / Presenter

Non-comedy TV and film credits might be found here:
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