Romesh Ranganathan curates Sky shorts series

Friday 6th September 2019, 10:36am

The Reluctant Landlord. Romesh (Romesh Ranganathan). Copyright: What Larks Productions

Sky has commissioned a series of comedy shorts, which will be curated by Romesh Ranganathan.

Romesh Presents... will comprise of 10 episodes, each fifteen minutes long.

The comedians featuring in the 10 shorts are:

Ellie Taylor

Nigel Ng

Rachel Parris, Cariad Lloyd and Graham Dickson

Amelia Dimoldenberg

Kiri Pritchard-McLean

Rosie Jones

Darren Harriott

Luke McQueen

London Hughes

Colin Hoult as Anna Mann

Sky explains: "The shorts themselves will be wide-ranging and tailored to the individual comedians. The format will vary from studio clip shows to comedic entertainment documentaries as well as everything in between."

The shows will be made by Ranganathan's own production company, Ranga Bee Productions, in collaboration with CPL Productions.

Romesh Ranganathan and Ranga Bee co-founder Benjamin Green say: "We are delighted that Sky is trusting us to work with some of the most exciting comics in the UK. We will do our best to not end their promising careers".

Danielle Lux and Murray Boland from CPL add: "We love working with incredible talent both on and off screen - so our collaboration with Romesh and Ben is just a joy: we're so excited by the new talent this venture will bring to the screen"

Phil Edgar-Jones from Sky comments: "Romesh Ranganathan is at the very forefront of comedy in the UK and we are delighted he's curating this series of short-form shows for us - all showcasing some of the best comic talent in the UK. Bite sized treats for everyone to enjoy."

Ranganathan is currently appearing on Sky in Series 2 of his sitcom The Reluctant Landlord and as a regular panellist on the panel show A League Of Their Own.

Romesh Presents... are expected to be available on demand from this autumn, and are likely to be shown on Sky One soon after.

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