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 6

In the final episode of the series, there's a spoof of Ghost; our first adventure with Skipinder The Punjabi Kangaroo; the Bhangramuffins are a little perplexed by Diwali; and a journalist attempts to find a partner for his daughter.

Further details


Arranged shag
Journalist's Daughter - PM
Mr "Everything Comes From India" - Cliff Richard
Bharat Homes advert
The Coopers and Robinsons - Barbecue
Mrs "I Can Make It At Home" - Serotonin
Fixer Uncle - Directions
Journalist's Daughter - Indian and Pakistani PMs
Skipinder The Punjabi Kangaroo - Car rescue
Mr "Everything Comes From India" - Shakespeare
The Bhangramuffins - Diwali
Mrs "I Can Make It At Home" - Love
Mr "Everything Comes From India" - Checkout
Guru Mahareshi Yogi - Jungle Book
Journalist's Daughter - Aliens
We Did It On Our Own
Guru Mahareshi Yogi - Doorstep

Broadcast details

Monday 16th February 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
Writing team
Sharat Sardana Writer
Richard Pinto Writer
Sanjeev Bhaskar Writer
Meera Syal Writer
Anil Gupta Writer (Additional Material)
Sharat Sardana Script Editor
Nina Wadia Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Nick Wood Director
Anil Gupta Producer
Jon Plowman Executive Producer

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