Asian Provocateur

January 2018

Season 1, Episode 6 (Mum)

3.5 144 x
Shanthi heads out to Sri Lanka to join Romesh and find out what he's learnt. Romesh does his best to bluff his way through as a tour guide before the pair of them try to join the family business of arranged marriage brokers.

Season 1, Episode 5 (King Kong)

3.0 72 x
Shanthi wants her son to connect to his roots so she sends Romesh on an odyssey around the motherland. Shanthi asks Romesh to fulfil a dream of hers and see him perform in a Sri Lankan Tamil drama.

Season 1, Episode 4 (Cousin Krishna)

3.0 53 x
Shanthi wants Romesh to explore what his life could have been if he'd grown up in Sri Lanka particularly what career path he could have taken. To complicate matters, Romesh must also look after his 12-year-old cousin Krishna.

Season 1, Episode 3 (Uncle Rubaharan)

3.0 106 x
Shanthi uses Romesh's trip to try to settle a long-standing bugbear - trying to get him to lose weight. She has entrusted this task to his Uncle Rubaharan, who introduces him to the ancient Sri Lankan martial art angapora.

Season 1, Episode 2 (Uncle Ragu)

4.6 438 x
Romesh is sent to Batticloa to meet his Uncle Ragu who has been given a mandate from Romesh's mum. They visit the village where she grew up.They then join a 200km barefoot pilgrimage to Kataragama, for the holy festival.
December 2017

Season 1, Episode 1 (Uncle Thiru)

4.3 153 x
In this laugh-packed docu-comedy, stand-up Romesh Ranganathan goes to Sri Lanka to connect with his roots. He doesn't know anything about the country's culture and can't speak a word of Tamil. What could possibly go wrong?