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

This week we meet the man who is insistent that everything comes from India; there's a Monty Python spoof; there's confusion over what actually happens at an Indian wedding; and an Indian advertising agency attempt to promote a feminine hygiene product.

Further details


Muslim Woody Allen
Fat Boy - Cake
Meena and Beena, the Minx Twins - Bar
Fat Boy - Chicken
The Marriage Emporium
Indian wedding
Mr "Everything Comes From India" - Veranda
Meena and Beena, the Minx Twins - Street
Fat Boy - Coca-Cola
Mr "Everything Comes From India" - Book shop
Meena and Beena, the Minx Twins - Playground
Fat Boy - Outdoor meal
Guilt trip parents
Meena and Beena, the Minx Twins - Football
Indian advertising agency
Mr "Everything Comes From India" - Car part

Broadcast details

Monday 9th February 1998
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Sanjeev Bhaskar Various
Meera Syal Various
Kulvinder Ghir Various
Nina Wadia Various
Anil Desai Ensemble Actor
Amanda Holden Ensemble Actor
Sharat Sardana Ensemble Actor
Nitin Sawhney Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Paul Mark Elliott Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Sharat Sardana Writer
Richard Pinto Writer
Sanjeev Bhaskar Writer
Meera Syal Writer
Sharat Sardana Script Editor
Sanjeev Kohli Writer
Production team
Nick Wood Director
Anil Gupta Producer
Jon Plowman Executive Producer

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