The Ranganation. Romesh Ranganathan. Copyright: Zeppotron.

The Ranganation

BBC Two comedy hosted by Romesh Ranganathan. 12 episodes (2 series), 2019 - 2020. Stars Romesh Ranganathan and Shanthi Ranganathan.

Another series is in development.

The Ranganation. Image shows from L to R: Katherine Ryan, Natasia Demetriou, Romesh Ranganathan. Copyright: Zeppotron.

Series 1, Episode 2

This week's programme addresses dating, the milkshaking of Nigel Farage and hidden talents. With guests Natasia Demetriou and Katherine Ryan.

Broadcast details

Sunday 26th May 2019
45 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Romesh Ranganathan Host / Presenter
Shanthi Ranganathan Self
Guest cast
Natasia Demetriou Guest
Katherine Ryan Guest
Nichi Hodgson Self
Eyal Booker Self
Writing team
Dominic English Writer (Additional Material)
James Farmer Writer (Additional Material)
Geoff Norcott Writer (Additional Material)
Aiden Spackman Writer (Additional Material)
Tom Baker Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Barbara Wiltshire Director
Mark Barrett Series Producer
Mia Cross Producer
Monica Long Producer
Ruth Phillips Executive Producer
Ruby Kuraishe Executive Producer
Richard Cohen Executive Producer
Rachel Ashdown Executive Producer


No more plastic straws?

Plastic straws and drink stirrers, and cotton buds with plastic stems will be banned from sale and use in England from next April, the government has confirmed. What does The Ranganation think?

Featuring: Romesh Ranganathan, Shanthi Ranganathan, Natasia Demetriou, Katherine Ryan.


Supporters and subscribers get more

Additional content and tools are available across the site for Supporters and BCG Pro subscribers. On this page you can:

  • Broadcast details of 2 further repeats of this episode
  • Details of when and where this episode was recorded
  • BCG Pro business users can see additional crew credits  
    If you join BCG Pro business, you can see production designer, editor, line producer & associate producer credits for this episode.

Donate (for fans) BCG Pro

Already a donor or Pro user?