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 6

The Kumars. Image shows from L to R: James Corden, Sanjeev (Sanjeev Bhaskar), Ashwin (Vincent Ebrahim), Terry Gilliam, Hawney (Harvey Virdi), Ummi (Meera Syal), Lesley Hornby. Copyright: Hat Trick Productions / Avatar
Before shutting up shop - quite literally - the Kumars fire one last lot of questions at A League of Their Own favourite James Corden, Monty Python legend and Oscar-nominated writer and director Terry Gilliam and 60s supermodel Twiggy. Bollywood sensation Ash King heads to the most happening place in Hounslow for a performance as well.

Preview clips


This episode was broadcast at 10pm instead of 9pm due to UEFA Champions League football.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 19th February 2014
Sky One
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 23rd February 2014 12:05am Sky1
Monday 17th November 2014 3:00am Sky1
Wednesday 9th September 2015 11:00pm Sky2
Saturday 12th September 2015 10:00pm Sky2
Monday 22nd February 2016 10:00pm Sky2
Wednesday 4th May 2016 9:00pm Sky2

Cast & crew

Sanjeev Bhaskar Sanjeev
Meera Syal Ummi
Vincent Ebrahim Ashwin
Harvey Virdi Hawney
Guest cast
James Corden Guest
Terry Gilliam Guest
Lesley Hornby (as Twiggy) Guest
Heston Blumenthal Self
Hugh Jackman Self
Ash King Self
Writing team
Sanjeev Bhaskar Writer
George Jeffrie Writer
Bert Tyler-Moore Writer
Tom Leopold Writer
Madeleine Brettingham Writer
Fergus Craig Writer
Dave Lamb Writer
Nico Tatarowicz 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
Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer
Sanjeev Bhaskar Composer


Advert Break Outtake

During the ad break, Terry Gilliam shows how much he's enjoying being on the show.

Featuring: Sanjeev Bhaskar (Sanjeev), James Corden & Terry Gilliam.

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