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 3, Episode 1

In the first episode of the new series, Asians go out of fashion; there's racism in the Indian police force; and the Coopers and Robinsons go to church.

Further details


Indian police racism
"Cheque please" - Pissed
The Competitive Mothers - Freud
Troubled Couple - No Pakis
The Coopers and Robinsons - Going to church
"Cheque please" - Animal
Out of fashion
Smeeta Smitten, Showbiz Kitten - Smeeta Sniffs It Out pilot
The Coopers and Robinsons - Communion
Punjabi Adult Pleasure Line
The Coopers and Robinsons - Donations
"Cheque please" - Siblings
The Great Escape
"Cheque please" - Magic word
The Bhangramuffins - Bollywood
GGM - Khaki Bhangra

Broadcast details

Friday 25th February 2000
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Sanjeev Bhaskar Various
Meera Syal Various
Kulvinder Ghir Various
Nina Wadia Various
Dave Lamb Ensemble Actor
Emma Kennedy Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Henry Naylor 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
Christine Gernon Director
Anil Gupta Producer
Jon Plowman Executive Producer
Nick Peto Editor
Gina Parr Production Designer
Sanjeev Bhaskar Composer
Richard Webb Composer
Matt Katz Composer

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