Arnab Chanda

Actor, writer and director

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Biography

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.

Arnab's acting credits include BAFTA nominated film Black Pond, Trinity, Julia Davis’s Hunderby and
Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy.

He is currently developing original comedy and drama ideas for TV and film.

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Film

Writer & Director

The Tennis Wall
Vimeo Staff Pick
Short
 

A tribute to "the tennis wall"



 

Writer & Producer

DirectorChristian Cooke
Starring
  • Paul Anderson
  • Seb Cardinal
  • Arnab Chanda
  • Dustin Demri-Burns
  • Olivia Poulet
  • Will Sharpe
  •  

    Independent short film


     

    Writer

    DirectorAdam McNicol and Tom Rourke
    WriterArnab Chanda and Alistair Green
     

    Screened at the London Short Film Festival 2012


     

    Performer

    Edward 
    DirectorWill Sharpe
     

     

    TV

    Writer & Creator

    ProducerCharlie Perkins
     

    Original short form series in development with All 4

    Blink Industries for All 4
    In development
     

    Writer

    CreatorKerry Howard
    ProducerJosh Buckingham
    DirectorAndrew Chaplin
     

    Contributing writer to Kerry Howard's sketch show pilot

    Objective Fiction for BBC Three
     
    CreatorClare Campbell
    ProducerGary Reich
    DirectorMartin 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
     
     
    BBC3
     
     
    Staff Writer
    MTV International
     
    ProducerRohan Acharya
     
    ITV2
     
     
    Staff Writer
    BBC Two
     

    Performer

    Tumothy 
    DirectorDave Lambert
     
    Baby Cow for Dave
     
    Oh God
    Short
    Karl 
    DirectorTom Kingsley
    WriterJamie Demetriou
     
    Guilty Party Pictures for Sky
     
    Jacob 
    DirectorBen Gregor
     
    Channel 4 Blap/Slim Film and Television
     
    Seth 
    DirectorDominic Brigstocke
     
    Roughcut/ for Comedy Central
     
    Danny Bullet 
    DirectorNigel Coen
     
    E4
     
    Various 
    DirectorAndrew Gaylord
     
    Eye Works TV for Channel 4
     
    Fijian Boy 
    DirectorTony Dow
     
    Baby Cow for Sky Atlantic
     
    Various 
    DirectorBen Taylor
     
    Leftbank for E4
     
    Stand Up 
    DirectorPeter Orton
     
    Avalon Television Ltd
     
    Stand Up 
     
    BBC
     
    Rag Puri 
    DirectorDan Clark
     
    Brown Eyed Boy
     
    Chugger 
    DirectorVarious
     
    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
     

    Radio

    Writer

     

    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4
     
     

    Broadcaster BBC Radio 2
     
     

    Broadcaster The Guardian Unlimited Website
     
    Hut 33
    2008
     

    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4
     

    Performer

    Himself 
     
    Production Company BBC Asian Network
     
    BBC Radio 4 
     
    Production Company Performer
     
    Performer 
     
    Production Company BBC Radio 2
     
    Performer 
     
    Production Company The Guardian Unlimited
     
    Hut 33
    2010
    Freddie 
     
    Production Company BBC Radio 4
     

    Other