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Goodness Gracious Me

20 Years Innit!

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Celebrating 20 years since Goodness Gracious Me launched British Asian comedy onto mainstream TV as ten of its best-loved sketches are put to a viewer's vote. Show more

Contributors

Various:
Meera Syal
Executive Producer:
John Quinn
Producer:
Sean Doherty
Production Company:
North One Television

15 Minute Drama

A Small Town Murder

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Meera Syal stars as family liaison officer Jackie Hartwell who investigates a suspicious fire and tries to comfort a father grieving for his recently murdered daughter. Show more

15 Minute Drama

A Small Town Murder

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Starring Meera Syal. Family liaison officer Jackie Hartwell comforts Karla, who is grieving over the suspicious death of her husband. Show more

15 Minute Drama

A Small Town Murder

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

After the suspicious death of her husband in a fire, Karla is distressed. So family liaision officer Jackie Hartwell lets her stay at her flat - breaking a cardinal rule. Show more

15 Minute Drama

A Small Town Murder

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Karla has been kidnapped and rescued. The perpetrators seem to be connected to her husband, who may have stolen something belonging to them. It seems they will stop at nothing. Show more

15 Minute Drama

A Small Town Murder

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Karla agrees to assist the police to find out the truth about the man she married. Starring Meera Syal. Show more

Midnight's Children

Part 1: The Perforated Sheet

Duration: 57 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

To mark the 70th anniversary of the Partition of India, an ambitious dramatisation of Salman Rushdie's dazzling novel of love, history and magic. Starring Nikesh Patel. Show more

Contributors

Mrs Aziz:
Meera Syal
Emerald:
Deeivya Meir
Nadir Khan:
Akbar Kurtha
The Hummingbird:
Sagar Arya
Major Zulfikar:
Ace Bhatti
Ramram Seth:
Sagar Arya
The Girl:
Shreya Shah
Director:
Tracey Neale
Director:
Emma Harding
Producer:
Tracey Neale
Producer:
Emma Harding

Genres

Midnight's Children

Part 5: Alpha and Omega

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Salman Rushdie's dazzling novel of love, history and magic, dramatised by Ayeesha Menon. Saleem continues to talk telepathically to all the other Midnight's Children. Show more

Contributors

Young Saleem:
Zain Syed
Young Jamila:
Misha Shah
Homi Catrack:
Kulvinder Ghir
Commander Sabarmati:
Ace Bhatti
Lila Sabarmati:
Maya Sondhi
Naseem:
Meera Syal
Young Shiva:
Nael Ameen
Young Parvati:
Nikita Mehta
Director:
Tracey Neale
Director:
Emma Harding
Producer:
Tracey Neale
Producer:
Emma Harding

Genres

Midnight's Children

Omnibus

Episode 1: The Perforated Sheet

Duration: 57 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Dramatisation of Salman Rushdie's dazzling novel of love, history and magic. Dr Aziz falls in love with a woman hidden behind a perforated sheet. Dramatised by Ayeesha Menon. Show more

Mrs Sidhu Investigates

Murder With Masala

Episode 1: Samosas, Suspicion and Stately Homes

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Meera Syal stars as Mrs Sidhu, the nosey Slough Asian caterer obsessed with murder. When a bridesmaid goes missing, Mrs Sidhu interferes in Lord and Lady Lucas's wedding plans. Show more

Mrs Sidhu Investigates

Murder With Masala

Episode 2: The Peril of the Poisoned Puddle

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Starring Meera Syal as the catering sleuth from Slough on the rail of a missing bridesmaid. Mrs Sidhu's search for Briony at Lapsley Hall leads her to Lord Lucas' playboy son Josh. Show more

Mrs Sidhu Investigates

Murder With Masala

Episode 3: Murder Corked

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Meera Syal stars as the catering sleuth from Slough, with Justin Edwards and Vincent Ebrahim. The Indian aunty detective begins to suspect the staff at Lapsley Hall. Show more

Mrs Sidhu Investigates

Murder With Masala

Episode 4: She Sleeps with the Carp

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Indian aunty detective Mrs Sidhu finally unravels the mystery at the dark heart of Lapsley Hall. Starring Meera Syal with Justin Edwards and Vincent Ebrabim. Show more

Drama

Unmade Movies

Hammer Horror's The Unquenchable Thirst of Dracula

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

As part of the second season of Radio 4's Unmade Movies, Mark Gatiss directs an unmade Hammer Horror Dracula script, set in 1930s India. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Host Michel Roux is joined by chefs Olia Hercules and Tom Aikens, as well as special guest Meera Syal. Susie Barrie picks the wines to go with the studio dishes. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Michel Roux
Participant:
Olia Hercules
Participant:
Tom Aikens
Participant:
Meera Syal
Participant:
Rick Stein
Participant:
Dave Myers
Participant:
Si King
Executive Producer:
Amanda Ross
Series Producer:
Anna Coane
Assistant Producer:
James Bedwell
Researcher:
Scott Anderson
Production Company:
Cactus TV

Drama

Between the Lines

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Meera Syal stars as a jobless divorcee piecing her life together again - by writing and reading erotic fiction to a group of partially sighted care home residents. They love it! Show more

Contributors

Genres

Brand

Drama

15 Minute Drama

A Small Town Murder

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Meera Syal returns as family liaison officer Jackie Hartwell. Some joyriders have crashed their stolen car and died at the scene. But what caused the teenagers to rebel? Show more

15 Minute Drama

A Small Town Murder

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Jackie Hartwell (Meera Syal) continues to investigate the suspicious death of some joyriders while still helping Brian to come to terms with the untimely murder of his daughter. Show more

15 Minute Drama

A Small Town Murder

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Jackie has some news about the death of Brian's daughter, while her rekindled relationship with Alex keeps being disturbed. The police may have been involved in the car crash. Show more

15 Minute Drama

A Small Town Murder

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Jackie has found more evidence about the death of Brian's daughter, while some disturbing news emerges about Alex's past. Starring Meera Syal. Show more