Meera Syal's Asian Comedy Show

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Comedy sensation Meera Syal traces the origins of British Asian comedy with the help of Kulvinder Ghir, Shazia Mirza, Sanjeev Bhaskar and she meets the new generation of Asian stand up comedias including Imran Yusuf, Hyde Panesar and Internet sensation Humza Badman.

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Comedian and writer Meera Syal charts the lasting legacy of 'Goodness Gracious Me' and looks at how the decade old hit TV show changed the British comedy landscape forever. She also wonders if Asian comedy actually exists and whether it needs the 'Asian' tag?

Featuring established Asian comedians Kulvinder Ghir, Sanjeev Bhaskar and Shazia Mirza, Meera also meets up with the new generation wooing both Asian and mainstream audience like Imran Yusuf and Internet star Humza Badman ahead of BBC Asian Network's stand up comedy night - recorded earlier this years at the BBC Radio Theatre in London.

Have your laughing gear at the ready!">

Comedian and writer Meera Syal charts the lasting legacy of 'Goodness Gracious Me' and looks at how the decade old hit TV show changed the British comedy landscape forever. She also wonders if Asian comedy actually exists and whether it needs the 'Asian' tag?

Featuring established Asian comedians Kulvinder Ghir, Sanjeev Bhaskar and Shazia Mirza, Meera also meets up with the new generation wooing both Asian and mainstream audience like Imran Yusuf and Internet star Humza Badman ahead of BBC Asian Network's stand up comedy night - recorded earlier this years at the BBC Radio Theatre in London.

Have your laughing gear at the ready!