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.

Reunion Special

Sanjeev Bhaskar, Kulvinder Ghir, Meera Syal and Nina Wadia reunite for a one-off special of the ground-breaking British Asian sketch show, with support from Dave Lamb.

Further details

Goodness Gracious Me. Sanjeev Bhaskar. Copyright: BBC.

There's all-new material in this special, celebrating 50 years of BBC Two. Favourite characters return from the original series, including how you can tell Sherlock Holmes comes from India; some very competitive Grandmothers; a bit of politics with the Kapoors (pronounced "Cooper"); and a surprisingly high-tech use for an aubergine.

Plus, there's some unusually hard-hitting legal advice; a very scary nanny; and the heart-breaking denoument of black-and-white movie classic Madrasablanca.

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

Sketches


Mr "Everything Comes From India" - Sherlock
The Competitive Mothers - Grandchildren
"Cheque please" - Fine wine
Scary Poppat trailer
Britishness (Class sketch spoof)
Lawyer Injuries 4U
"Madrasablanca"
The Coopers and Robinsons - Chigwell East Parliamentary Candidates Interviews
"Cheque please" - Change one thing
Mrs "I Can Make It At Home" - iPad
Guru Mahareshi Yogi - Webcast
Delhi Mail meeting
"Cheque please" - Exfoliation
No Blurred Lines

Notes

This episode was dedicated to Sharat Sardana, the co-creator and co-writer of Goodness Gracious Me, 1968 - 2009.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 26th May 2014
Time
10pm
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
Guest cast
Amara Karan Ensemble Actor
Nikita Mehta Ensemble Actor
Aaran Mitra Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Sanjeev Bhaskar Writer
Meera Syal Writer
Kulvinder Ghir Writer
Anil Gupta Writer
Production team
Nick Wood Director
Anil Gupta Producer
Jon Plowman Executive Producer
Gareth Edwards Producer

Videos

2014 Special - Trailer 1

The Goodness Gracious Me team are back for a BBC Two birthday special reunion.

Featuring: Meera Syal, Nina Wadia.

2014 Special - Trailer 2

Time for a song and dance, as Goodness Gracious Me is back.

The Delhi Mail

The Dehli Mail team decide on the headlines for tomorrow's paper.

Featuring: Sanjeev Bhaskar, Meera Syal, Kulvinder Ghir, Nina Wadia.

The new Sherlock series

Of course everyone loves the new Sherlock series... because it's Indian.

Featuring: Sanjeev Bhaskar, Kulvinder Ghir.

Scary Poppat

A tale of a family whose kids were out of control until something magical happened.

Featuring: Sanjeev Bhaskar, Meera Syal, Kulvinder Ghir, Nina Wadia.

No Blurred Lines

The Goodness Gracious Me team take on Robin Thicke's Blurred Lines.

Featuring: Sanjeev Bhaskar, Meera Syal, Kulvinder Ghir, Nina Wadia, Dave Lamb.

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