Nikita Mehta shoots Goodness Gracious Me

Date - 17 March, 2014, All News Television

Nikita Mehta shoots the role of Jane in a one-off special of live studio audience sitcom Goodness Gracious Me in celebration of BBC Two’s 50th anniversary.

Goodness Gracious Me is a BBC English language sketch comedy show originally aired on BBC Radio 4 from 1996 to 1998 and later televised on BBC Two from 1998 to 2001. The ensemble cast were four British Indian actors, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Kulvinder Ghir, Meera Syal and Nina Wadia. The show explored the conflict and integration between traditional Indian culture and modern British life. Some sketches reversed the roles to view the British from an Indian perspective, and others poked fun at Indian stereotypes. In the television series most of the white characters were played by Dave Lamb and Fiona Allen; in the radio series those parts were played by the cast themselves.

The special will air later this year.

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