Romesh Ranganathan

British Actor & Stand-Up Comedian

As mentioned on a 2013 episode of Live at the Apollo in which he featured, Ranganathan started performing as a comedian whilst a mathematics teacher at Hazelwick School in Crawley, and The Beacon School, Banstead, Surrey. Ranganathan started presenting Newsjack on Radio 4 Extra in March 2014. He appeared on The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice in 2014, during which he presented his homemade vegan chocolate brownies. Ranganathan is a vegan, having been a vegetarian up until 2013.

Ranganathan has guested on multiple episodes of 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown. He has also appeared on Would I Lie to You?, Holby City, Soccer AM, Russell Howard’s Good News, Sweat the Small Stuff, The Last Leg, Virtually Famous, Have I Got News for You and Mock the Week. He was a regular contestant on the first series of Taskmaster and also appeared in the third episode of Jon Richardson Grows Up.

In 2015 he presented a series for BBC Three, Asian Provocateur, in which he traveled to Sri Lanka to explore his ancestral country. In October 2016, the second series was aired in which Ranganathan and his mum travel to America to meet more of his relatives. He also joined The Apprentice: You’re Fired! in 2015 as a regular panelist. The show is a spin-off from The Apprentice. In December 2015, he appeared in Josh Widdicombe’s sitcom, Josh. In 2016, he will co-present It’s Not Rocket Science, a new entertainment series for ITV alongside Ben Miller and Rachel Riley.

To book Romesh Ranganathan as the entertainment for your corporate event, wedding or private function, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

See what people had to say about Romesh when he appeared at their events:

“Last night was great fun and Romesh was brilliant!! He was also very patient with our guests who were queuing to have their photos taken with him!” Caroline Pitterson, Head of Corporate Events at Santander

“Romesh was bloody fabulous on Thursday” – Lucy Nichols, PS Group