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Meera Syal's Playback. Image shows from L to R: Priya (Ayesha Dharker), Mala (Meera Syal). Copyright: Pett Productions.

Meera Syal's Playback

BBC iPlayer comedy short about a Bollywood star. 1 episode in 2014. Stars Meera Syal, Ayesha Dharker and Dave Lamb.

Meera Syal's Playback. Image shows from L to R: Priya (Ayesha Dharker), Mala (Meera Syal). Copyright: Pett Productions.

Meera Syal's Playback

Meera Syal's comedy short about a Bollywood star and her playback singer

Genre
Comedy
Published
2014
Platform
BBC iPlayer
Episodes
1
Starring
Meera Syal, Ayesha Dharker and Dave Lamb
Writer
Meera Syal

Priya, a beautiful Bollywood star, and Mala, her playback singer, are interviewed live on a TV chat show.

The situation deteriorates when Mala performs her latest single, which is a scathing attack on Priya, and the two ladies descend into a vocal slanging match.

Production Details

Part of

BBC iPlayer Original Comedy Shorts 2014

Production company
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 15th May 2014 on BBC iPlayer
Episode length
8 minutes