Asian Provocateur Series 1
Comedian Romesh Ranganathan is sent on a ramshackle odyssey around his parents’ homeland of Sri Lanka, as he attempts to connect with his roots.
Episode 1: Uncle Thiru
Sent to receive a traditional blessing, Romesh has a chicken rubbed on his head.
Episode 2: Uncle Ragu
Romesh visits Batticloa to meet his Uncle Ragu, but is soon leading the poor man astray.
Episode 3: Uncle Rubaharan
Uncle Rubaharan introduces Romesh to the ancient Sri Lankan martial art known as angapora.
Episode 4: Cousin Krishna
Romesh must look after his 12-year-old cousin Krishna, who’s the more grown up of the two.
Episode 5: King Kong
Romesh tries to fulfil a dream of his mother’s by performing in a Sri Lankan Tamil drama.
Episode 6: Shanthi’s Return
Shanthi heads out to Sri Lanka to join Romesh and find out what he’s learnt.