Romesh Ranganathan’s impact on the comedy circuit since his debut in 2010 has seen him 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 which has resulted in him writing for numerous shows and supporting the likes of Seann Walsh, Bill Burr, Paul Chowdhry and one of his comedy heroes Ricky Gervais.
The last twelve months have been incredible for Ranganathan with him winning the prestigious Leicester Mercury New Act Award 2013 and his critically acclaimed Edinburgh Festival debut being nominated for the coveted Best Newcomer Award 2013. Culminating in his debut appearance on BBC2’s Mock The Week, BBC1’s Live At The Apollo, BBC3’s Russell Howard’s Good News, Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live 2013 and 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