Citizen Khan. Image shows from L to R: Mr Khan (Adil Ray), Mrs Khan (Shobu Kapoor). Copyright: BBC.

Citizen Khan

BBC One sitcom about a British-Asian family. 34 episodes (5 series), 2012 - 2016. Stars Adil Ray, Shobu Kapoor, Bhavna Limbachia, Maya Sondhi and others.

Series 3, Episode 6 is repeated on Gold on Saturday at 8:55am.

Series 2, Episode 5 - Shazia's Gym Visit

Mr Khan's attempts to get a famous Pakistani cricketer to operate the mosque's annual Eid tombola come into conflict with Mrs Khan, Shazia and Amjad's local gym membership trial, with unexpected consequences.

Further details

Citizen Khan. Mr Khan (Adil Ray). Copyright: BBC.

Shazia and Amjad are going up in the world; they have managed to get a trial day at an exclusive gym. Mrs Khan is keen to go along to the bums and tums class, but Mr Khan is less impressed.

He is more interested in contacting a famous Pakistani cricketer to operate this year's Eid tombola at the mosque. He uses his newfound hobby - the internet - to try and track him down. Mr Khan thinks he has found a cricketer, and arranges to meet him at the mosque, but the person who shows up is not who he expects, creating a potentially embarrassing situation for the mosque and the Khans.

Mr Khan has to race to find Mrs Khan at the gym before she finds out exactly what has happened. Things go from bad to worse as Khan is forced to hide and gets mistaken for a yoga guru.

Broadcast details

Friday 1st November 2013
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Adil Ray Mr Khan
Shobu Kapoor Mrs Khan
Bhavna Limbachia Alia
Maya Sondhi Shazia
Abdullah Afzal Amjad
Matthew Cottle Dave
Nish Nathwani Riaz
Felix Dexter Omar
Guest cast
Arabella Weir Jackie
Chiké Okonkwo Phil (Gym Receptionist)
Josephine Kime Chloe (Blonde Gym Member)
Maeve Larkin Camilla (Black-Haired Gym Member)
Phil Nice Keith (Voice)
Writing team
Anil Gupta Writer
Richard Pinto Writer
Adil Ray Writer
Production team
Ben Gosling Fuller Director
Anil Gupta Producer
Catherine Gosling Fuller Producer
Mark Freeland Executive Producer
Richard Pinto Co-producer
Adil Ray Co-producer


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Featuring: Adil Ray (Mr Khan), Bhavna Limbachia (Alia).


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