Romesh Ranganathan

Romesh Ranganthan

Romesh Ranganathan's impact on the comedy circuit since his debut in 2010 has seen him quickly make a name for himself. The former maths teacher was a finalist in the Latitude New Act Competition in 2010, was in the So You Think You're Funny? final in 2010 and was a runner up in the Amused Moose Laugh Off 2010.

From playing comedy clubs all over the country Romesh Ranganathan's profile has grown, as has the respect of 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.

Romesh won the prestigious Leicester Mercury New Act Award in 2013, and his critically acclaimed Edinburgh Festival debut saw him being nominated for the coveted Best Newcomer Award 2013.

He has appeared on BBC2's Mock The Week, BBC1's Live At The Apollo, BBC3's Russell Howard's Good News, at the Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live 2013 and has a regular slot on Channel 4's weekly topical show Stand Up For The Week.