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Straight outta Crawley: memoirs of a distinctly average human being

Straight outta Crawley: memoirs of a distinctly average human being

Ranganathan, Romesh, author

At the age of 9, Romesh Ranganathan delivered his first ever stand-up set at a Pontin's holiday camp talent competition, smashing the only other competitor, a young girl playing the kazoo. The gig went so well that Romesh retired his comic genius for 22 years, hiding behind the guise of a maths teacher, before finally revealing himself again (no, not like that) at the tender age of 31. In 2010, Ranganathan staged his epic comeback gig to an almost silent room, and has since gone on to earn his place as the most in-demand overweight vegan Sri Lankan comedian in Britain. Now, for the first time, he tells the full story of how he got here

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Published London: Bantam Press, 2018
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Statement of responsibility: Romesh Ranganathan
ISBN: 059307825X, 9780593078259
Physical Description: xiii, 246 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 24 cm
Subject: Stand-up comedy.; Biography.; Comedians Great Britain Biography.; Ranganathan, Romesh.