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

The Kumars

  • TV chat show
  • Sky One
  • 2014
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

The Kumars return to the chat show format via Sky TV. However, due to the recession they are now living in a smaller flat. Stars Sanjeev Bhaskar, Meera Syal, Vincent Ebrahim and Harvey Virdi.

Episode menu

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.

Preview clips

Broadcast details

Wednesday 15th January 2014
Sky One
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 16th January 2014 10:00pm Sky1
Saturday 18th January 2014 10:00pm Sky1
Wednesday 5th August 2015 9:00pm Sky2
Saturday 8th August 2015 9:00pm Sky2
Monday 18th January 2016 10:00pm Sky2
Wednesday 30th March 2016 9:00pm Sky2
Monday 27th June 2016 10:00pm Sky2

Cast & crew

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
Joe Grace VT 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
Jon Blow Editor
Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer
Sanjeev Bhaskar Composer


Olivia Colman meets The Kumars

Olivia Colman proudly reveals her unusual superpower.

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

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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