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 2

This week we take a visit to Asian Childrens' BBC; there's a rendition of Hey Big Spinster; and an embarrassed family struggle to cope with sex on TV.

Further details

Sketches


"Cheque please" - Promiscuity
Live & Cooking
Reporter - Refugee camp
Embarrassed Family - Film
Chunky Lafunga - Porn scandal
Embarrassed Family - T-Rex
Smeeta Smitten, Showbiz Kitten - Smeeta's Street Date pilot
Mr "Everything Comes From India" - Classical art
Embarrassed Family - Game show
Not Saving Private Narayan
Hey Big Spinster
"Cheque please" - Tactile
Mrs "I Can Make It At Home" - Wedding plans
Tolerant society
Asian Shopping Channel
Embarrassed Family - Scrabble
"Cheque please" - Crooked tie
The Coopers and Robinsons - Pets
Embarrassed Family - Bed

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 3rd March 2000
Time
9pm
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
Emma Kennedy Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Parminder Nagra 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)
Nina Wadia Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Nick Wood Director
Christine Gernon Director
Anil Gupta Producer
Jon Plowman Executive Producer
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