Goodness Gracious Me. Image shows from L to R: Nina Wadia, Kulvinder Ghir, Dave Lamb, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Meera Syal. Copyright: BBC.

Goodness Gracious Me

BBC Two sketch show about British-Asian culture. 23 episodes (3 series), 1998 - 2015. Stars Sanjeev Bhaskar, Meera Syal, Kulvinder Ghir, Nina Wadia and others.

Goodness Gracious Me. Image shows from L to R: Nina Wadia, Kulvinder Ghir, Meera Syal, Sanjeev Bhaskar. Copyright: BBC.

Goodness Gracious Me

British-Asian sketch show starring Sanjeev Bhaskar, Meera Syal, Kulvinder Ghir and Nina Wadia

Genre
Sketch Show
Broadcast
1998 - 2015
Channel
BBC Two
Episodes
23   (3 series), plus 1 factual special
Starring
Sanjeev Bhaskar, Meera Syal, Kulvinder Ghir, Nina Wadia, Dave Lamb, Anil Desai, Amanda Holden, Sharat Sardana and others
Writers
Sharat Sardana, Richard Pinto, Sanjeev Bhaskar and Meera Syal
Directors
Nick Wood and Christine Gernon
Producers
Anil Gupta and Jon Plowman

Sending up British culture, Asian culture and everything in between, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Meera Syal, Nina Wadia and Kulvinder Ghir star in sketch show Goodness Gracious Me.

Taking on a variety of roles, the quad - together with a regular supporting cast lead by Dave Lamb and Fiona Allen - poke fun at Britain's established Indian and Pakistani generations; spoof television, film and music; and introduce a whole new range of unforgettable characters and catchphrases to British television.

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Production Details

Production company
Soundtrack
The theme tune is a Bhangra version of Peter Sellers and Sophia Loren's 1960 comedy song Goodness Gracious Me.
Laugh track
Live audience

Location

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 12th January 1998 on BBC Two at 10pm
Last new broadcast
Tuesday 25th August 2015 on BBC Two at 10pm
Last repeat
Saturday 22nd December 2018 at 10:55pm

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