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 2

The Kumars. Image shows from L to R: Hawney (Harvey Virdi), Ashwin (Vincent Ebrahim), Ray Winstone, Sanjeev (Sanjeev Bhaskar), Diana Rigg, Ummi (Meera Syal). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions / Avatar
Keep the Kumars company as they welcome three of Britain's best-loved acting talents, Rupert Everett, Ray Winstone and 60s icon Diana Rigg, into their home.

Preview clips

Broadcast details

Wednesday 22nd January 2014
Sky One
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 25th January 2014 10:00pm Sky1
Monday 20th October 2014 3:00am Sky1
Wednesday 12th August 2015 9:00pm Sky2
Saturday 15th August 2015 9:00pm Sky2
Monday 25th January 2016 10:00pm Sky2
Friday 8th April 2016 12:00am Sky2
Monday 4th July 2016 10:00pm Sky2

Cast & crew

Sanjeev Bhaskar Sanjeev
Meera Syal Ummi
Vincent Ebrahim Ashwin
Harvey Virdi Hawney
Guest cast
Rupert Everett Guest
Ray Winstone Guest
Diana Rigg (as Dame Diana Rigg) Guest
Writing team
Sanjeev Bhaskar Writer
George Jeffrie Writer
Bert Tyler-Moore Writer
Tom Leopold Writer
Madeleine Brettingham Writer
Fergus Craig Writer
Maya Sondhi Writer
Nish Kumar 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
Sam Duggan Editor
Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer
Sanjeev Bhaskar Composer


Rupert Everett meets The Kumars

A brief historic run down of Oscar Wilde for the uninitiated...

Featuring: Sanjeev Bhaskar (Sanjeev), Vincent Ebrahim (Ashwin), Meera Syal (Ummi) & Rupert Everett.

Ray Winston meets The Kumars

Ray Winston shows how posh he can be.

Featuring: Sanjeev Bhaskar (Sanjeev), Vincent Ebrahim (Ashwin), Meera Syal (Ummi), Rupert Everett & Ray Winstone.

Diana Rigg meets The Kumars

Diana Rigg helps Sanjeev understand the difference between naughty and saucy.

Featuring: Sanjeev Bhaskar (Sanjeev), Meera Syal (Ummi) & Dame Diana Rigg.

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