Tag Archives: Nina Wadia

“We’ll Always Have Poona…”

BBC2’s anniversary brought us another comedic treat this week, in the form of a Goodness Gracious Me reunion special! Yay! Although I’ve rewatched my boxset of the original series several times since then, there hasn’t been a new episode on the … Continue reading

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Starstruck

Wednesday night saw the debut of a brand-new prime-time game show called Big Star’s Little Star, in which three celebrity contestants and their children answer questions about each other, in the hopes of winning up to £15,000 for a charity … Continue reading

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“She’s Not Lebanese! She’s Punjabi!”

I was feeling pretty apathetic about the London 2012 Olympics last summer, but came to the conclusion that I couldn’t avoid it completely, so I should probably just find a way to derive some pleasure from the blanket coverage. The … Continue reading

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BAFTA-TV 22/05/11

The BAFTA TV awards 2011 were held last night, and broadcast on BBC1. I thought it might be a bit of a chore to sit through for two whole hours, but Graham Norton made for a pretty hilarious host… although I … Continue reading

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GGM: Meera Syal

I’ve been making my through The Ultimate boxset of Goodness Gracious Me, an all-Asian sketch show which ran on the BBC between 1998 and 2001. Although the insane cheapness of the sale price was a good thing from my POV, it’s also … Continue reading

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