The Kumars At No. 42. Sanjeev Kumar (Sanjeev Bhaskar). Image credit: Hat Trick Productions.

The Kumars At No. 42

Comedy chat show set in the living room of host Sanjeev Kumar, surrounded by his quirky and typically British-Asian family

Genre:
Chat Show
Broadcast:
2001 - 2006  (BBC One / BBC Two)
Episodes:
53 (7 series)
Starring:
Sanjeev Bhaskar, Meera Syal, Indira Joshi, Vincent Ebrahim
Writers:
Sanjeev Bhaskar, Richard Pinto, Sharat Sardana, Simon Blackwell, George Jeffrie, Suk Pannu, Bert Tyler-Moore, Roger Drew, John Irwin
Production:
Hat Trick Productions

The Kumars are a well-off Indian family whose spoilt son Sanjeev fancies himself as a chat show host. To facilitate this, his mum and dad have helpfully bulldozed their back garden and built a TV studio on the back of their suburban home.

Each week Sanjeev gets to interview celebrity guests whilst fending off the countless interruptions from his doting parents and overbearing grandmother, much to the amusement of the bemused guests in question...