goodness gracious me


Also found in: Wikipedia.

goodness gracious me

A mild exclamation of surprise, alarm, dismay, annoyance, or exasperation. Goodness gracious me, look at the time! How is it nearly midnight already? Goodness gracious me, I'll never get this report finished on time!
See also: goodness, gracious
References in classic literature ?
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.
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.