The Kumars. Image shows from L to R: Ashwin (Vincent Ebrahim), Ummi (Meera Syal), Sanjeev (Sanjeev Bhaskar).

The Kumars

Sky One chat show hosted by The Kumar family. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2014. Stars Sanjeev Bhaskar, Meera Syal, Vincent Ebrahim and Harvey Virdi.

Series 1, Episode 1

The Kumars. Image shows from L to R: Daniel Radcliffe, Sanjeev (Sanjeev Bhaskar), Ashwin (Vincent Ebrahim), Chevy Chase, Hawney (Harvey Virdi), Ummi (Meera Syal), Olivia Colman. Copyright: Hat Trick Productions / Avatar.
The first episode features guests Daniel Radcliffe, Chevy Chase and Olivia Colman.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 15th January 2014
Sky One
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Sanjeev Bhaskar Sanjeev
Meera Syal Ummi
Vincent Ebrahim Ashwin
Harvey Virdi Hawney
Guest cast
Daniel Radcliffe Guest
Chevy Chase Guest
Olivia Colman Guest
Writing team
Sanjeev Bhaskar Writer
George Jeffrie Writer
Bert Tyler-Moore Writer
Tom Leopold Writer
Madeleine Brettingham Writer
Fergus Craig Writer
Dave Lamb Writer
Maya Sondhi Writer
Nico Tatarowicz Writer
Production team
Sasha Ransome Director
John Pocock Series Producer
Christopher Barbour Producer
Sanjeev Bhaskar Producer
Helen Williams Executive Producer
Jimmy Mulville Executive Producer
Saskia Schuster Executive Producer
Lucy Lumsden Executive Producer


Olivia Colman meets The Kumars

Olivia Colman proudly reveals her unusual superpower.

Featuring: Sanjeev Bhaskar (Sanjeev), Daniel Radcliffe, Olivia Colman.

Daniel Radcliffe meets the Kumars

Daniel Radcliffe is roped into doing an advert.

Featuring: Sanjeev Bhaskar (Sanjeev), Vincent Ebrahim (Ashwin), Daniel Radcliffe.

Chevy Chase meets The Kumars

Chevy Chase recounts moments from his glorious film career.

Featuring: Sanjeev Bhaskar (Sanjeev), Chevy Chase.


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