Romesh Ranganathan stars in Avoidance, a series about living your life avoiding conflict, avoiding making decisions and avoiding the mess that causes. If series one was about a break-up and rebuilding a broken home, series two is about falling in love, messy reconciliation and a baby.
Filming started this week and returning to the series alongside Romesh Ranganathan are Jessica Knappett (Drifters), Kieran Logendra, Mandeep Dhillon (Afterlife), Lisa McGrillis (Mum) and Bruce Mackinnon (The Catherine Tate Show).
New cast for the second series includes Matthew Lewis (Harry Potter), Aisling Bea (This Way Up), Louise Ford (The Windsors), Olive Tennant (Belfast), Alex Ranganathan, Jessica Ransom (Horrible Histories), Paula Wilcox (Upstart Crow), Philip Jackson (Brassed Off), Ed Kear (Here We Go), Colin Hoult (Murder in Successville), Michael Spicer (The Room Next Door),and Brona C Titley (The Outlaws).
Romesh Ranganathan says: “I’m delighted to be back on set with this amazing cast, so much so it almost makes up for the crushing agony of my recent spandex-filled wardrobe fitting…”
Avoidance (6 x 30) is a Ranga Bee production for BBC One and BBC iPlayer. It was commissioned by Jon Petrie, Director of BBC Comedy. It was created by Romesh Ranganathan and Benjamin Green, who also directs. The series is written by Romesh Ranganathan, Benjamin Green and Jessica Knappett. The producer is Andrew Harvey and the Executive Producers are Michelle Farr-Scott, Romesh Ranganathan, Benjamin Green. The BBC Commissioning Editor is Tanya Qureshi. Series one and two of Avoidance are distributed internationally by BBC Studios.
Scheduling will be announced in due course.
Thank you for reading this post.