At this spectacle Miggs cried 'Gracious!' again, and then 'Goodness gracious!' and then 'Goodness gracious me
!' and then, candle in hand, went downstairs as he had done.
But generally, if I stumble across Goodness Gracious Me
or The Indian Doctor I'll watch it for a while because it brings back such fond memories.
Goodness Gracious Me
's Sanjeev Bhaskar tweeted: "ITV news used a clip of Ainsley Harriott when interviewing Lenny Henry about his knighthood.
"I played King Arthur and I remember someone asking me, 'How do you think the audiences will react to an Asian King Arthur?'" explains the 51-year-old, who started his working life as a marketing executive before switching to comedy, and starring in the likes of Goodness Gracious Me
and The Kumars At No.
"And he nodded and he said, 'Well, of course, you thought: If he can get a job, anybody can.' How great to get that from him!" While Roger is often asked about the classic Sixties series, Sanjeev ias asked about The Kumars and Goodness Gracious Me
, which recently returned for a special one-off.
Meera Syal (The Kumars, Goodness Gracious Me
, Rafta Rafta at the National) returns to the National Theatre, in a new play by David Hare, based on the book by Katherine Boo, directed by Rufus Norris.
GOODNESS GRACIOUS ME
SPECIAL BBC2, 10pm Last year, as part of BBC Two's 50th anniversary celebrations, Meera Syal, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Nina Wadia and Kulvinder Ghir reteamed for a special edition of their groundbreaking British Asian sketch show.
She married her Goodness Gracious Me
co-star Sanjeev Bhaskar in 2005 and fell pregnant soon afterwards.
As part of BBC2's 50th anniversary celebrations, the cast of Goodness Gracious Me
are re-uniting for a one-off special in May.
But all I told him was, 'Don't do the whole Goodness Gracious Me
thing.' That just makes it very comical and it's not required for Slumdog Millionaire," the Daily Star quoted her as telling InStyle magazine.
Pickoftheday Arena: Produced by George Martin (9.00pm) Profile of the record producer, who worked on songs including Nellie the Elephant and Goodness Gracious Me
in the early part of his career.
Q I'M trying to track down two records - Peter Sellers and Sophia Loren singing Goodness Gracious Me
and Max Bygraves' I'm A Pink Toothbrush.
They first met on the hit Asian comedy series Goodness Gracious Me
At a celebration dinner at the Natural History Museum last month, which was attended by celebrities Dr Raj Persaud, Martin Bashir, Gargy Patel and Nina Wadia of Goodness Gracious Me
, steel baron Lakshmi Mittal was recognised as Britain's richest Asian with a personal fortune worth 1.2 billion [pounds sterling].
She and Sanjeev will be creating more laughs together, however, as they collaborate on a Goodness Gracious Me
special to be shown in September, during the BBC's India season.