Romesh Ranganathan meets some of the UK's most-loved comedians.
Type: Talk Show
Runtime: 25 minutes
Romesh: Talking to Comedians - Katherine Ryan - Netflix
Katherine Ryan (born 30 June 1983) is a Canadian comedian, writer, presenter and actress, based in the United Kingdom. She has appeared on British panel shows including Mock the Week, Never Mind the Buzzcocks, A League of Their Own, 8 Out of 10 Cats, Would I Lie to You?, QI, Just a Minute, Safeword, and Have I Got News for You. In 2015, she replaced Steve Jones as the presenter of Hair on BBC Two. As an actress, she has appeared in the Channel 4 sitcom Campus, BBC Two sitcom Episodes and Don't Sit in the Front Row with Jack Dee. As a stand-up comedian, Ryan has appeared on the BBC's Live at the Apollo, both as a featured act and as a lead act. For her work, Ryan won the Nivea Funny Women Award, and was also runner-up in the Amused Moose Laugh-Off competition in 2008. In February 2017, Netflix released Katherine Ryan: In Trouble which features one of her live stand-up performances on a recent UK tour.
Romesh: Talking to Comedians - Career - Netflix
After graduation, Ryan continued working for Hooters as a corporate trainer, travelling around Canada to train other waitresses, and helping to open the only UK branch in Nottingham. Her partner at the time wanted to explore London, so she agreed to do so for an initial month from summer 2007, moving there permanently from January 2008.
Romesh: Talking to Comedians - References - Netflix