The Spiritual Centre

BBC Radio 4 sitcom. 4 episodes (1 series) in 2007. Stars Vincent Ebrahim, Tim Key, Shelley King, Nitin Ganatra and Archie Panjabi.

Series 1

1. The Wedding

First broadcast: Wednesday 23rd May 2007

Bharat, self-styled Guru of Westgate and wise man of the western suburbs, presides over the spiritual centre. Bharat is the most important man in the community, as far as he is concerned.


2. All In A Good Cause

First broadcast: Wednesday 30th May 2007

The Spiritual Centre is in financial trouble so Bharat sets his sights on a grant. All he needs to do is impress Westgate's wealthiest and most influential resident.


3. The Seer And The Child

First broadcast: Wednesday 6th June 2007

Guru Bharat has to convince the Asian community that he is not a baby hater, which is difficult since it is totally untrue. Henry discovers he has the gift of second sight, but only whilst vacuuming.


4. The Favourite

First broadcast: Wednesday 13th June 2007

Guru Bharat receives a visitation from his leader, the serene Sri Vasanth, who travels to Westgate from his mountain cave to carry out a spiritual audit.