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 2, Episode 3

The Bhangramuffins talk genetics; an elderly woman in India recalls the glorious days of the British Empire; Guru Mahareshi Yogi attempts to explain the importance of Krishna; and the Indian Bridegroom Detective has some work to do.

Further details

Sketches


Indian Bridegroom Detective - Act I
Meena and Beena, the Minx Twins - Beena's date
Indian Bridegroom Detective - Act II
Days of the Raj - Garden party
Guru Mahareshi Yogi - Krishna
Muslim parental pressure
Mr "Everything Comes From India" - Superman
Days of the Raj - Train journey
Indian Bridegroom Detective - Act III
Smeeta Smitten, Showbiz Kitten - Cancelled
The Bhangramuffins - Genetics
Days of the Raj - Crush
Ready Steady Cook - Dessert
The Waltons
Days of the Raj - Evening tea
The Book Programme
Indian Bridegroom Detective - Act IV
Blacked-Up Men
Guru Mahareshi Yogi - Reincarnation

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 27th November 1998
Time
9:30pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Sanjeev Bhaskar Various
Meera Syal Various
Kulvinder Ghir Various
Nina Wadia Various
Dave Lamb Ensemble Actor
Sharat Sardana Ensemble Actor
Fiona Allen Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Sharat Sardana Writer
Richard Pinto Writer
Sanjeev Bhaskar Writer
Meera Syal Writer
Anil Gupta Writer (Additional Material)
Sanjeev Kohli Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Nick Wood Director
Anil Gupta Producer
Jon Plowman Executive Producer
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