Tandoori Nights - The Complete Series 1 & 2
Jimmy Sharma (Jaffrey) is making a comfortable living running upscale Indian restaurant The Jewel in the Crown - until one of his ex-waiters opens rival outlet The Far Pavilions right across the street. The new place may be downmarket, with flock wallpaper and chips on the menu, but Jimmy's takings soon take a hit.
Jimmy is both supported and given the runaround by his feisty daughters Asha (Rita Wolf) and 'Bubbly' (Shelley King), who in turn are watched over by a domineering Gran (Zohra Sehgal) whose dearest wish is of course to marry each of them off to a suitable boy.
Created by prolific writer, producer and activist Farrukh Dhondy, and producer and co-founder of Picture Palace Films, Malcolm Craddock, the series addresses provocative issues around sexual and racial equality, and takes a wry look at interracial tensions between London's Indian and Bangladeshi communities, sassy, politicised Asian women, mixed-race relationships and grasping business methods.
First released: Monday 24th October 2016
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