Life Isn't All Ha Ha Hee Hee

Meera Syal's story of three British Asian women and the men in their lives.

All parts played by Meera Syal and Sanjeev Bhaskar.

Directed by Nadia Molinari.

Episodes

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20040128/20040128_1145_18112_8073_15 (BBC7)
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Sunita and Chila attend the premiere screening of Tania's documentary, but will their friendship survive the evening?

Episode 3 of 5

Tania has secretly been seeing a lot of Deepak.

Will the truth emerge?

Episode 4 of 5

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It's Chila's wedding day, but will the happiest day of her life end in tears?

Meera Syal's story of three British Asian women and the men in their lives. All parts played by Meera Syal and Sanjeev Bhaskar.

Meera Syal's story of 3 British Asian women and the men in their lives, with all parts played by Meera Syal and Sanjeev Bhaskar.

Meera Syal's story of three British Asian women and the men in their lives. All parts played by Meera Syal and Sanjeev Bhaskar. Episode 1 of 5.

Meera Syal's story of 3 British Asian women and the men in their lives, with all parts played by Meera Syal and Sanjeev Bhaskar. Episode 1 of 5.

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Tania is asked to make a documentary about Asian marriages, but Deepak is determined not to take part. Starring Meera Syal. Episode 2 of 5.

Tania is asked to make a documentary about Asian marriages, but Deepak is determined not to take part. Starring Meera Syal.

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Sunita and Chila attend the premiere screening of Tania's documentary, but will their friendship survive the evening? Episode 3 of 5.

Sunita and Chila attend the premiere of Tania's documentary, but will their friendship survive the evening?

Sunita and Chila attend the premiere screening of Tania's documentary, but will their friendship survive the evening?

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Tania, Sunita and Chila haven't seen each other since Tania's screening, and Tania has been secretly seeing a lot of Deepak. Episode 4 of 5.

Tania, Sunita and Chila haven't seen each other since the screening of Tania's documentary, but Tania has secretly been seeing a lot of Deepak.

Sunita and Chila attend the premiere screening of Tania's documentary, but will their friendship survive the evening?

Episode 3 of 5

Will the truth emerge?

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Chila goes into labour, but who will be at her side during the birth?

Chila goes into labour, but who will be at her side during the birth? The dramatisation of Meera Syal's novel concludes.

Chila goes into labour, but who will be at her side during the birth? The dramatisation of Meera Syal's novel concludes. Episode 5 of 5.