The Duke of Cambridge has given the comic two-hander of Romesh Ranganathan and Rob Beckett the “royal seal of approval” after they hosted the Royal Variety Performance.
Romesh Ranganathan joked that it had taken the Royal Variety Performance 106 years to “brown it up”, as he became the first person from a South Asian background to co-host the show.
Robbie Williams has joined the bill for this year’s Royal Variety Performance.
Rob Beckett and Romesh Ranganathan will present the Royal Variety Performance as the first comedic two-hander in over 30 years.
Romesh Ranganathan has said he is thrilled his mother will appear on his new topical comedy show – but joked that she is getting so keen on TV she would “step over my dead body” for her own cooking programme.
A host of comedy talent will perform at a fundraising gig to raise money for victims of the Sri Lanka terror attacks and their families.
Chris Evans has said his first breakfast show for Virgin Radio “felt as exciting and pleasurable” as always, despite making some mistakes.
Chris Evans kicked off his first breakfast show on Virgin Radio with a live performance from Richard Ashcroft of The Verve.
BBC Two has recommissioned two factual programmes fronted by comedians Romesh Ranganathan and Bob Mortimer and Paul Whitehouse for a second series.