More shop-based shenanigans and over-the-counter philosophy, courtesy of Ramesh Mahju and his trusty sidekick Dave. This second series sees guest appearances from Nina Wadia and Hardeep Singh Kohli. Gerard Kelly also reprises his role as Father Henderson.Ramesh Mahju has built his shop up over the course of 30 years, and it is a firmly entrenched feature of the local area.
BBC Radio 4 sitcom written by and starring Sanjeev Kohli and Donald McLeary, set in a Glasgow corner shop. In Series One, which was first broadcast in 2007, the nettle of the ugly spectre of racism was grasped, a religious festival was invented and an impacted cola bottle (sour) was removed from one of Ramesh’s premolars. We were also introduced to the Wall of Crisps and witnessed the world’s first partwork completion.
All six episodes of the BBC Radio sitcom written by and starring Sanjeev Kohli and Donald McLeary, set in a Glasgow corner shop. Episode 1: Jack Black's Black Jacks, Episode 2: Mr Majhu Goes To Lenzie, Episode 3: The Wrath of Khan, Episode 4: The Lenzie Splicer, Episode 5: Bacon Punctuation & Episode 6: The Fall of Phallon and the Rise of Bugatox. This show has also collected a Sony nomination and a Writers' Guild award.
Born and bred in Dundee, Servant sees himself as a people's champion. His extraordinary self-belief stems largely from his dominant position in Dundee's notorious Cheeseburger Wars of the early 1980s - a period of riotous appreciation for the traditional American snack that caused madness on the streets and lined Servant's pockets. He continued his Midas touch in the 1990s by running what he often claims to have been the 'largest window cleaning round in Western Europe'.
All six episodes of the hit Radio 4 series which features more shop-based shenanigans and over the counter philosophy, courtesy of Ramesh Mahju and his trusty sidekick Dave. As well as a sweetie competition, Alok announces his sudden engagement, Sanjay goes on work experience at the local paper, a rowdy party shop run by an unfriendly sort causes havoc, a new dance craze sweeps the town and Dave and the boys organise a surprise 50th birthday party for Ramesh.
Wall of Crisps. A new corn and maize-based snack sparks trouble in the corner shop.
Build the Titanic. Corner-shop customer Mrs Muirhead's part-work magazine model ship faces stormy waters.
The Festival of Maltodextrin. Corner shop owner Ramesh concocts a fake religious festival to shift unsold fireworks.
January, February. Trouble brews when Ramesh agrees to let a member of the UKRP put a poster up in his shop window, but Ramesh has the last laugh.
The De-Magowaning of Ramesh. Corner shop owner Ramesh has toothache, and Sanjay embraces retail.