Romesh Ranganathan

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Romesh and the rest of the main cast of Avoidance, standing in front of two suburban houses


Romesh will be starring in the new series of Avoidance which returns to BBC One for a second series on the 5th April.

Romesh returns as conflict-avoiding, Jonathan, who is determined to reinvent himself following the break up with his partner Clare (played by Jessica Knappett).

Series 2 takes place a year after the end of the first series where Jonathan is determined to win back his ex-partner Claire, and make his son happy. 

However with the introduction of additional potential new love interests Brett (Matthew Lewis) and Megan (Aisling Bea), this may get rather more complicated. 

Created by Romesh Ranganathan and Benjamin Green, who also directs.
The series is written by Romesh Ranganathan, Benjamin Green and Jessica Knappett. 

Episode 1 will air on Friday 5 April at 9.30pm on BBC One, all six episodes will be available as a boxset on BBC iPlayer.

Lil’ Muffin Drops The Mic

Lil’ Muffin Drops The Mic, book cover

Debut middle grade book.

Following the incredible success of his previous publications “As Good As it Gets’ and ‘Straight Outta Crawley’, the comedy powerhouse Romesh Ranganathan returns with his debut middle grade book ‘Lil’ Muffin Drops The Mic’, out now.

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The Cynic

The Cynic - Netflix Special. Romesh smiling on stage, holding mic

Following a mammoth sell out tour 2019-22, Romesh Ranganathan’s standup special The Cynic is now available on Netflix.  

Returning to his hometown of Crawley, Romesh Ranganathan riffs on veganism, his kids — and offers a peek into the making of his comedy special. The half …
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HUSTLE 2024 Tour

Superhero cartoon of Romesh bursting through a wall with microphone in hand

After a sell-out tour in 2022, Romesh is back with a brand-new show examining the human condition… are people inherently good? Is charity always a positive thing? Is hustling the key to success? Or is all this a load of …
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As Good As It Gets

As Good As It Gets Cover

Life Lessons from a Reluctant Adult

Following the success of his bestselling memoir, Straight Outta Crawley, Romesh Ranganathan’s second book, As Good As It Gets: Life Lessons from a Reluctant Adult is out now.

Published with Transworld it …
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Straight Outta Crawley

Straight Outta Crawley Cover

I can barely believe it myself but I’ve written a book. It’s called Straight Outta Crawley and it tells the story of how my childhood messed me up just enough to make me a comedian. From family issues, to being …
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The Reluctant Landlord

Starts Tuesday 30th October on Sky One
Written and starring Romesh this semi-autobiographical sitcom sees Romesh left running the local pub after his mischievous father left it to him in his will. He has never wanted to be a landlord, but …
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The Misadventures Of Romesh Ranganathan

misadventures of romesh ranganathan

Romesh’s idea of a nice trip away is two weeks in the Algarve but in this three-part BBC2 series he is travelling way beyond his comfort zone and the world of complimentary breakfast buffets to some of the most beautiful, …
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Romesh Ranganathan’s US series ‘Just Another Immigrant’ on Showtime®

Just Another Immigrant

Romesh’s docs-comedy ‘Just Another Immigrant’ is to air on SHOWTIME in the US on Fridays from 8th June at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The 10-episode, half-hour series is a comedic docu-series that follows Romesh Ranganathan as he uproots his entire family …
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Passions: Richard Pryor by Romesh Ranganathan

Passions: Richard Pryor by Romesh Ranganathan

Sky Arts has commissioned Rumpus Media to make a one-off documentary, Passions: Richard Pryor by Romesh Ranganathan as part of its’ Passions season, it was announced today (Friday 21st July).

The documentary explores the life and work of Richard Pryor, …
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