Rohan Acharya


An accomplished producer and director, Rohan has a huge number and variety of TV, Radio and theatre credits to his name. He currently boasts a 100% track record for getting  pilots to series. He developed and produced the hit sitcom White Van Man for BBC3, starring Will Mellor and Joel Fry.  


Sony Radio Academy Award for Best Comedy Programme with Isy Suttie’s Love Letters

Edinburgh Comedy Main Award Winner with Brendon Burns: So I Suppose This Is Offensive Now! 2007


Producing – Television
Date Production Channel / Production Co Information
2016 Dara O’Briain’s Go8Bit Dave/DLT Entertainment UK Developed and Produced
2013 The Wright Way series 1 BBC1/Phil McIntyre Ents. Producer
2012 Slings & Arrows pilot BBC1 / Phil McIntyre Ents. Producer
2011-current Various DLT Entertainment UK Development Producer
2012 White Van Man Series 2 BBC3 / ITV Productions Producer
2011 White Van Man  Series 1 BBC3/ITV Productions Producer
2010 Tim on Real Tennis BBC Online Producer
2009 White Van Man pilot  BBC3/ITV Productions Producer and developed the script with Adrian Poynton
2007-10 ITV Studios Comedy Department ITV Development Producer
2007-08 Comedy Cuts series 1,2 and 3 ITV2 Producer and devised the format
2007 The IF.Comedy Awards: A Comedy Cuts Special ITV2 Producer, devised/developed format for 1hr ent. documentary
2004-07 BBC Comedy Department BBC Assistant Producer. Sat on the comedy board for Creative Futures
2006 The Late Edition BBC4 Director
2006-2007 Comedy DVD titles 2 Entertain Consultant
2004-06 Edinburgh TV Festival Comedy Night BBC3 Producer and programmer
2005 28 Acts in 28 Minutes BBC3 Creator and Associate Producer
2005 The Comic Side of 7 Days BBC3 Talent booker
Producing – Radio
Date Show Production Company Information
2014 Isy Suttie Love Anonymous BBC Radio 4 Script Editor
2013 Isy Suttie’s Love Letters BBC Radio 4 Script Editor
2006-07 28 Acts in 28 Minutes BBC Radio 4 Creator / Co-Producer Series 1 & 2
Directing / Producing – Theatre
Date Show Venue Information
2013 Jigsaw: Jiggle It Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh Festival Director
2012 Jigsaw Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh Festival Director. Sell out run
2012 McNeil & Pamphilon Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh Festival Co-director. Long-listed
2011-12 Brendon Burns: Love & God Metaphysics & Shit Worldwide Tour 2011 and DVD 2012 Co-director
2011 Patrick Monahan: Hug Me I Feel Good Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh Festival Director
2011 Isy Suttie: Pearl & Dave Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh Festival Director
2011 Imran Yusuf: Bring The Thunder Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh Festival Director
2011 Comedy Rush: 60 Acts in 60 Minutes Shaftesbury Theatre -2 month run Producer
2007 Brendon Burns: So I Suppose This Is Offensive Pleasance Dome / Soho Theatre/Montreal and Melbourne Comedy Festivals Director.
2004-06 BBC Stand-Up Show Live Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh Producer
2006 Comedy Storm Storm Nightclub, Leicester Square Producer
2005 Electric Cabaret C Venues, Edinburgh Producer
2005 Steve Oram: Denim Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh Producer
2003-04 60 Acts In 60 Minutes Live Madame JoJo’s Creator
2004 Comedy-A-Jo-Jo Madame JoJo’s Producer
2004 Stickmen The Pod, Edinburgh Producer / Director / Script Editor
2004 Nudge The Pod, Edinburgh Producer / Director
2004 Comedy-A-Oh-Oh C Venues, Edinburgh Producer
2003 Nudge Canal Cafe Theatre Producer / Director
2003 On The Funny Side Bar 242 Co-Producer
2002 Absolute Comedy Madame JoJo’s Producer
2002 The Establishment C Venues, Edinburgh Programmer / Deviser
2001 NewsRevue Canal Cafe Theatre Director / Deviser
2001 UberArmy Canal Cafe Theatre Producer / Director
2001 UberNacht C Venues, Edinburgh Producer
2001 Lipstick On Your Teeth C Venues, Edinburgh Director
2000 UberChipolata C Venues, Edinburgh Producer
1999 Ubersausage C Venues, Edinburgh Producer / Director
1999 Lear’s Daughters Coventry Director