Meera Syal
Meera Syal

Meera Syal

  • 60 years-old
  • English
  • Actor, writer and composer

Known for: The Kumars At No. 42 (Ummi), Goodness Gracious Me (Actor), Bindi Business (Bindi)

  1. 21st October via British Comedy Guide: BBC Wales launches Festival Of Funny season
  2. 1st September via British Comedy Guide: Code 404 set to return for Series 3
Meera Syal
Meera Syal is an English actor, writer and composer.

More information

Born
Tuesday 27th June 1961
Birth name
Feroza Syal
Nationality
English

Awards

BAFTA Television Awards 2003
Best Entertainment Performance: Nominee

Credits

Year Production Role
2021 Code 404 - Series 2
  1. E2 - Episode Two
  2. E3 - Episode Three
  3. E4 - Episode Four
  4. E6 - Episode Six
Elizabeth Churchland
2021 Back To Life - Series 2
  1. E3 - Episode Three
  2. E6 - Episode Six
Gaia
2021 Raj! Creator
2021 Raj! The Rajmata
2021 Gossip And Goddesses With Granny Kumar Composer
2021 Gossip And Goddesses With Granny Kumar Writer
2021 Gossip And Goddesses With Granny Kumar Granny Kumar
2020 Comedians: Home Alone
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Self
2020 What's Funny About... - Series 1
  1. E5 - Goodness Gracious Me
Guest
2020 Kate & Koji - Series 1
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Dr. Ayesha Radwan
2020 Imagine... Lenny Henry Self
2019 Lenny Henry's Race Through Comedy
  1. E3 - Sketch
Self
2019 Yesterday Sheila Malik
2019 Mrs Sidhu Investigates - Mrs Sidhu's Deadly Highland Game Mrs Sidhu
2019 Ed Reardon's Week - Series 13
  1. E3 - Bezzies
Eleanor
2018 Patrick Headteacher
2018 Nativity Rocks! Actor
2018 Goodness Gracious Me - 20 Years Innit! Self
2018 Funny Women: Jo Brand Self
2017 Paddington 2 Prosecutor
2017 Mrs Sidhu Investigates - Murder with Masala Mrs Sidhu
2017 Bindi Business - Series 2 Bindi
2017 John Bishop In Conversation With... - Series 2
  1. E9 - Meera Syal
Guest
2017 Don't Ask Me Ask Britain
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2017 Parental Guidance Anusha Parera
2017 We Have Been Watching Self
2016 Walliams & Friend - Series 1
  1. E4 - Meera Syal
Various
2016 Duck Quacks Don't Echo - Series 5
  1. E4 - Episode Four
  2. Special - Best Of
Guest
2016 Room 101 - Series 5
  1. E5 - Shaun Ryder, Sam Simmons, Meera Syal
  2. Special - Best Of Series 5
Guest
2015 Bindi Business - Series 1 Bindi
2015 Goodness Gracious Me - India Special Writer
2015 Goodness Gracious Me - India Special Various
2015 Absolutely Anything Fiona
2015 The Man Who Wore Sanitary Pads Amma
2015 Amar Akbar & Tony Honey
2014 The Boy In The Dress Jaspreet
2014 Psychobitches - Series 2
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Hera
2014 Crackanory - Series 2
  1. E4 - Self Storage & The Obituary Writer
Host / Presenter
2014 The Job Lot - Series 2
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Jamina McNaulty
2014 Goodness Gracious Me - Reunion Special Writer
2014 Goodness Gracious Me - Reunion Special Various
2014 Meera Syal's Playback Writer
2014 Meera Syal's Playback Mala
2014 All About TWO Regular Panellist
2014 The Kumars Ummi
2013 Family Tree
  1. E1 - The Box
  2. E3 - The Austerity Games
'There Goes the Neighbourhood' - Chitra
2013 Love Matters
  1. E5 - A Nice Arrangement
Sat's Mum
2013 I've Never Seen Star Wars - Series 5
  1. E1 - Meera Syal
Guest
2012 Meera Syal's Asian Comedy Story Host / Presenter
2011 Jo Brand's Big Splash
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Self
2011 Curb Your Judaism Guest
2011 QI - Making Of Special
  1. QI Genesis
Guest
2011 Jennifer Saunders: Laughing At The 90s Self
2011 Horrible Histories With Stephen Fry Self
2011 My Teenage Diary - Series 2
  1. E4 - Meera Syal
Guest
2010 Little Crackers - Little Crackers 2010 Writer
2010 Little Crackers - Little Crackers 2010 Self
2009 Beautiful People - Series 2 Aunty Hayley
2009 Shappi Talk - Series 1
  1. E1 - Racism
Self
2009 Mumbai Calling - Series 1 Script Development
2009 Horrible Histories - Series 1 Self
2008 Beautiful People - Series 1 Aunty Hayley
2008 Clive Anderson's Chat Room - Series 5 Guest
2008 When Were We Funniest? Host / Presenter
2007 Kingdom - Series 1
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Headteacher
2006 The Kumars At No. 42 - Series 7 Ummi
2006 8 Out Of 10 Cats - Series 2
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2005 The Kumars At No. 42 - Series 6 Ummi
2005 The Comedians' Comedian Self
2004 The Kumars At No. 42 - Series 5 Ummi
2004 The All Star Comedy Show Ensemble Actor
2003 The Kumars At No. 42 - Series 4 Ummi
2003 QI - Series A
  1. E3 - Aquatic Animals
Guest
2003 The Kumars At No. 42 - Series 3 Ummi
2002 Linda Green - Series 2
  1. E3 - New England
Sukie
2002 The Kumars At No. 42 - Series 2 Ummi
2002 All About Me - Series 1 Rupinder
2001 The Kumars At No. 42 - Series 1 Ummi
2001 Bedtime - Series 1 Ruby
2001 Late Various
2001 Double Income, No Kids Yet - Series 1 Katie
2001 Goodness Gracious Me - Back Where They Came From Writer
2001 Goodness Gracious Me - Back Where They Came From Various
2000 The Strangerers
  1. E6 - Angels
Volunteer
2000 Goodness Gracious Me - Series 3 Writer
2000 Goodness Gracious Me - Series 3 Various
1999 Room 101 - Series 4
  1. E6 - Meera Syal
Guest
1999 Goodness Gracious Me - Goodness Gracious Me Night Writer
1999 Goodness Gracious Me - Goodness Gracious Me Night Various
1999 Have I Got News For You - Series 17
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
1998 Goodness Gracious Me - Series 2
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Composer
1998 Goodness Gracious Me - Series 2 Writer
1998 Goodness Gracious Me - Series 2 Various
1998 The News Quiz - Series 40 Guest
1998 Goodness Gracious Me - Series 3 Writer
1998 Goodness Gracious Me - Series 3 Various
1998 Goodness Gracious Me - Series 1
  1. E5 - Episode Five
  2. E6 - Episode Six
Composer
1998 Goodness Gracious Me - Series 1 Writer
1998 Goodness Gracious Me - Series 1 Various
1997 Goodness Gracious Me - Series 2 Various
1997 Goodness Gracious Me - Series 2 Writer
1997 Keeping Mum - Series 1 Tina Beare
1997 Jeremy Hardy Speaks To The Nation - Series 3 Ensemble Actor
1996 Crossing The Floor Reporter
1996 Masala FM Writer
1996 Masala FM Actor
1996 Goodness Gracious Me - Series 1 Writer
1996 Goodness Gracious Me - Series 1 Various
1996 Beautiful Thing Miss Chauhan
1996 Jo Brand Through The Cakehole - Series 2
  1. E4 - A Bit Racey
Writer (Additional Material)
1996 Jo Brand Through The Cakehole - Series 2
  1. E4 - A Bit Racey
Ensemble Actor
1996 The Real McCoy - Series 5 Writer
1996 The Real McCoy - Series 5 Various
1995 Jack & Jeremy's Police 4 WPC April Panesar
1994 The Real McCoy - Series 4 Writer
1994 The Real McCoy - Series 4 Various
1994 Absolutely Fabulous - Series 2
  1. E4 - New Best Friend
Suzy
1994 Bhaji On The Beach Creator
1994 Bhaji On The Beach Writer
1993 Have I Got News For You - Series 5
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
1993 The Real McCoy - Series 3 Writer
1993 The Real McCoy - Series 3 Various
1992 Have I Got News For You - Series 4
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
Guest
1992 The Real McCoy - Series 2 Writer
1992 The Real McCoy - Series 2 Various
1991 The Real McCoy - Series 1 Writer
1991 The Real McCoy - Series 1 Various
1988 Comic Relief
  1. E17 - Comic Relief 2019
  2. E19 - Comic Relief 2021
Self
1987 Tandoori Nights - Series 2
  1. E1 - Bring On The Dancing Girls
  2. E2 - Welcome Home Sweetie
Writer
0000 Beena And Amrit Announced Mother

Non-comedy TV and film credits may be found here:
Meera Syal on IMDb

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