Meera Syal's Playback. Image shows from L to R: Priya (Ayesha Dharker), Mala (Meera Syal). Copyright: Pett Productions
Meera Syal's Playback

Meera Syal's Playback

  • TV comedy
  • BBC iPlayer
  • 2014
  • 1 episode

Meera Syal's comedy short about a Bollywood star and her playback singer. Also features Ayesha Dharker and Dave Lamb.

Meera Syal's Playback. Image shows from L to R: Priya (Ayesha Dharker), Mala (Meera Syal). Copyright: Pett Productions

Key details

Genre
Comedy
Broadcast
2014
Channels
BBC iPlayer
Episodes
1
Stars
Meera Syal, Ayesha Dharker and Dave Lamb
Writer
Meera Syal
Companies

Priya, a beautiful Bollywood star, and Mala, her playback singer, are interviewed live on a TV chat show.

The situation deteriorates when Mala performs her latest single, which is a scathing attack on Priya, and the two ladies descend into a vocal slanging match.

Additional details

Part of

BBC iPlayer Original Comedy Shorts 2014

Production
Location
Camera set-up
Single camera
Picture
Colour

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 15th May 2014 on BBC iPlayer
Episode length
8 minutes

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