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 1 is repeated on BBC1 on Friday 17th April at 11:25pm.

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

India Special

After the successful reunion in 2014, the cast of Goodness Gracious Me are returning for another one-off special of the ground-breaking British Asian sketch show, part of BBC Two's India Season.

Further details

Meera Syal, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Nina Wadia and Kulvinder Ghir with Dave Lamb are back together for this special India-themed episode.

Featuring all-new sketches, including twists on old favourites, such as the origins of the Kapoors (pronounced 'Cooper') and the Competitive Goddesses, as well as a visit to the WW1 trenches with Captain Brownadder and original plans for the Taj Mahal, with special guest Art Malik.

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

Sketches

Smeeta Smitten, Showbiz Kitten - Art Malik
India Broadcasting Company - English Season
Martin Scorsese's Gandhi
The Coopers and Robinsons - Maharajahs
Brownton Abbey - Granny
The Competitive Goddesses
Woody Allen's Gandhi
Brownton Abbey - Marriage
Brownadder Goes Forth
Peter Jackson's Gandhi
Khan, Khan, Arif and Khan, Indian builders
Mrs "I Can Make It At Home" - Indian space exploration
Quentin Tarantino's Gandhi Unchained
Mr "Everything Comes From India" - Indian words

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 25th August 2015
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
Art Malik Self
Art Malik Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Sanjeev Bhaskar Writer
Meera Syal Writer
Anil Gupta Writer
Dave Cohen Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Nick Wood Director
Alex Walsh-Taylor Producer
Anil Gupta Executive Producer
Jake Bernard Editor
Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer
Richie Webb Composer
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