Arnab
Chanda

Actor, writer and director

Arnab is an actor, writer and director.

Until recently, Arnab was a BBC Radio Comedy Producer for 3 years, and prior to that, was an award winning stand-up and writer.

Previous writing credits include Head Writer for the MTV Int’l show Celebrity Bites, Never Mind The Buzzcocks and How Not To Live Your Life. He also directs and work includes his short film Tennis Wall.

As a stand-up, Arnab enjoyed huge success performing on shows such as Comedy Central's The World Stands Up, Live at The Comedy Store, Russell Howard's Good News, and The Stephen K Amos Show. Acting credits include BAFTA nominated film Black Pond, Trinity, Julia Davis’s Hunderby and Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy and his debut solo show Stories From Arnab premiered at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this year.

He is currently developing original comedy and drama ideas for TV and film and performing at various live comedy nights across London.

CV

Television

Writer & Creator 

Producer Charlie Perkins

Original short form series in development with All 4

Blink Industries for All 4
In development

Writer 

Creator Kerry Howard
Producer Josh Buckingham
Director Andrew Chaplin

Contributing writer to Kerry Howard's sketch show pilot

Objective Fiction for BBC Three
Creator Clare Campbell
Producer Gary Reich
Director Martin Dennis
Starring
  • Dan Clark
  • Additional material writer on series 1 and 2 of Dan Clark's BBC Three comedy series

    Brown Eyed Boy for BBC Three
    Staff Writer
    MTV International
    Staff Writer
    MTV International
    Producer Rohan Acharya
    ITV2
    Staff Writer
    BBC Two
    Hen 
    Director Tom Kingsley
    Left Bank for BBC3
    Tumothy 
    Director Dave Lambert
    Baby Cow for Dave
    Oh God
    Short
    Karl 
    Director Tom Kingsley
    Writer Jamie Demetriou
    Guilty Party Pictures for Sky
    Jacob 
    Director Ben Gregor
    Channel 4 Blap/Slim Film and Television
    Seth 
    Director Dominic Brigstocke
    Roughcut/ for Comedy Central
    Danny Bullet 
    Director Nigel Coen
    E4
    Various 
    Director Andrew Gaylord
    Eye Works TV for Channel 4
    Fijian Boy 
    Director Tony Dow
    Baby Cow for Sky Atlantic
    Various 
    Director Ben Taylor
    Leftbank for E4
    Stand Up 
    Director Peter Orton
    Avalon Television Ltd
    Rag Puri 
    Director Dan Clark
    Brown Eyed Boy
    Chugger 
    Director Various
    Roughcut TV
    Stand Up 
    ITV2
    Stand Up 
    Comedy Festival
    Stand Up 
    Comedy Festival
    Stand Up 
    Comedy Festival
    Writer/Performer 
    BBC 3
    Stand Up 
    BBC 7

    Writer & Performer 

    Blink Industries

    Film

    Writer & Director 

    The Tennis Wall
    Vimeo Staff Pick
    Short

    A tribute to "the tennis wall"


    Writer & Producer 

    Director Christian Cooke
    Starring
  • Paul Anderson
  • Seb Cardinal
  • Arnab Chanda
  • Dustin Demri-Burns
  • Olivia Poulet
  • Will Sharpe
  • Independent short film

    Writer 

    Director Adam McNicol and Tom Rourke
    Writer Arnab Chanda and Alistair Green

    Screened at the London Short Film Festival 2012

    Edward 
    Director Will Sharpe

    Radio

    Writer 


    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4

    Broadcaster BBC Radio 2

    Broadcaster The Guardian Unlimited Website

    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4
    Himself 
    Production Company BBC Asian Network
    BBC Radio 4 
    Production Company Performer
    Performer 
    Production Company BBC Radio 2
    Performer 
    Production Company The Guardian Unlimited
    Freddie 
    Production Company BBC Radio 4

    Other