The Reluctant Landlord

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The Reluctant Landlord
Genre Comedy
Created by Romesh Ranganathan
Written byRomesh Ranganathan, Will Smith, Steve Stamp
Directed by David Sant
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes13
Executive producersClaire Whalley
Jon Mountague
Tilusha Ghelani
ProducerJane Bell
Camera setup Single-camera
Running time30 minutes
Production companies CPL Productions
Ranga Bee Productions
What Larks Productions
Original network Sky One
Picture format 16:9 1080p
Audio format Stereo
Original release30 October 2018 (2018-10-30) 

The Reluctant Landlord is a British comedy television series created by Romesh Ranganathan. The series stars Romesh Ranganathan, Sian Gibson and Nick Helm. It premiered in the UK on 30 October 2018. [1] A second series premiered on 4 September 2019.


Cast and characters


The series was filmed on location in Egham, Surrey. The White Lion pub was used as the fictitious The Seven Swan.


SeriesEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
1 630 October 2018 (2018-10-30)4 December 2018 (2018-12-04)
2 6 (+1)4 September 2019 (2019-09-04)9 October 2019 (2019-10-09)
23 December 2019 (special)

Series 1 (2018)

No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateUK viewers [2] [lower-alpha 1]
11"Dirty Harry" David Sant Will Smith 30 October 2018 (2018-10-30)959,000
22"Pants On Fire"David Sant Romesh Ranganathan 6 November 2018 (2018-11-06)602,000
33"Mama's Boy"David SantRomesh Ranganathan13 November 2018 (2018-11-13)665,000
44"Mystery Shopper"David SantWill Smith20 November 2018 (2018-11-20)586,000
55"I Ain't 'Fraid of No Ghost, Dad"David SantSteve Stamp27 November 2018 (2018-11-27)457,000
66"Win, Lose or Brewery"David SantRomesh Ranganathan4 December 2018 (2018-12-04)438,000

Series 2 (2019)

No. in
Title [3] Directed byWritten byOriginal air date [3] UK viewers [2] [lower-alpha 1]
71"Daddy Day Care"David Sant Shaun Pye 4 September 2019 (2019-09-04)339,000
82"Love & Marriage"David SantShaun Pye, Susie Wokoma 11 September 2019 (2019-09-11)260,000
93"Love Is in the Air"David SantRomesh Ranganathan18 September 2019 (2019-09-18)171,000
104"Couples Amnesty"David SantMark Boutros25 September 2019 (2019-09-25)143,000
115"Dreadlock Jeff"David SantRomesh Ranganathan2 October 2019 (2019-10-02)129,000
126"Die Another Day"David SantPhil Bowker9 October 2019 (2019-10-09)N/A

Christmas Special (2019)

No. in
Title [3] Directed byWritten byOriginal air date [3] UK viewers [2] [lower-alpha 1]
13Special"Christmas Special"David SantPhil Bowker23 December 2019 (2019-12-23)N/A


  1. 1 2 3 Viewers across the first 28 days of broadcast on TV, PC/laptop, tablet or smartphone are counted.

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