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.

Series 1, Episode 5 is repeated on Gold on Thursday at 9:40pm.

Series 1, Episode 3

There's a moody film noir spoof in The Accountant; Smita Smitten, Showbiz Kitten attends a Bollywood premiere; the buyer for a chain of British shops is tricked into buying some rubbish in the Punjab; and a Buddhist has some very unsuitable jobs.

Further details


The Coopers and Robinsons - Tennis club
Smita Smitten, Showbiz Kitten - Bollywood premiere
Indian child's party piece
"Cheque please" - Flower
Buddhist pest control
1970s outfit
Guru Mahareshi Yogi - Literature
The Accountant
The Coopers and Robinsons - Conservative Party
Masterchef in Bangalore
Buddhist medical research
When The Kids Are Away
"Cheque please" - Pressure to be thin
The Bhangramuffins - Eurostar
British-Asian Man's Quarterly meeting
"Cheque please" - Oysters
Rural Punjabi artefacts
The Godfather

Broadcast details

Monday 26th January 1998
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Sanjeev Bhaskar Various
    Meera Syal Various
    Kulvinder Ghir Various
    Nina Wadia Various
    Dave Lamb Ensemble Actor
    Anil Desai Ensemble Actor
    Amanda Holden Ensemble Actor
    Sharat Sardana Ensemble Actor
    Nitin Sawhney Ensemble Actor
    Guest cast
    Loyd Grossman Self
    Sunil Patel Ensemble Actor
    Writing team
    Sharat Sardana Writer
    Richard Pinto Writer
    Sanjeev Bhaskar Writer
    Meera Syal Writer
    Anil Gupta Writer (Additional Material)
    Sharat Sardana Script Editor
    Production team
    Nick Wood Director
    Anil Gupta Producer
    Jon Plowman Executive Producer
    Chris Wadsworth Editor
    Gina Parr Production Designer
    Nitin Sawhney Composer

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