Mrs Sidhu Investigates - Murder With Masala

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0101"samosas, Suspicion And Stately Homes"20171004

Meera Syal stars as Slough's answer to Miss Marple, the nosey aunty fascinated by murder.

A murder mystery with a quirky touch written by Suk Pannu and starring Meera Syal. The Indian Aunty from Slough gets mixed up in society crimes in Berkshire.

Mrs Sidhu (Meera Syal) is the interfering Indian chef with a taste for murder. Since her husband's death, she has built a successful reputation as a caterer in Slough and has expanded into well-heeled Berkshire, where the posh clients pay better. But when crime strikes, Mrs Sidhu embroils Inspector Burton (Justin Edwards) in the murky lives of gadget inventor, Lord Lucas, his icy wife Lady Lucas (Rachel Atkins) and bride to be Jemma Broghan (Amy Morgan).

Meanwhile at home, she is plagued by her wily catering supplier Mr Varma (Vincent Ebrahim) and her wayward son Tez (Hamza Jetooa).

In the first episode, Mrs Sidhu leaves Slough for a posh wedding at Lapsley Hall where the bride appeals for her help in finding her missing maid of honour. Meanwhile her son Tez is angry when she employs a French sous chef.

Writer Suk Pannu
Editor Leon Chambers
Studio Engineers Phil Horne, Leon Chambers
Director Marilyn Imrie
Producer Gordon Kennedy
Executive Producer Chris Pye

An Absolutely production for BBC Radio 4.

0101Samosas, Suspicion And Stately Homes20171004

Meera Syal stars as Slough's answer to Miss Marple, the nosey aunty fascinated by murder.

A murder mystery with a quirky touch written by Suk Pannu and starring Meera Syal. The Indian Aunty from Slough gets mixed up in society crimes in Berkshire.

Mrs Sidhu (Meera Syal) is the interfering Indian chef with a taste for murder. Since her husband's death, she has built a successful reputation as a caterer in Slough and has expanded into well-heeled Berkshire, where the posh clients pay better. But when crime strikes, Mrs Sidhu embroils Inspector Burton (Justin Edwards) in the murky lives of gadget inventor, Lord Lucas, his icy wife Lady Lucas (Rachel Atkins) and bride to be Jemma Broghan (Amy Morgan).

Meanwhile at home, she is plagued by her wily catering supplier Mr Varma (Vincent Ebrahim) and her wayward son Tez (Hamza Jetooa).

In the first episode, Mrs Sidhu leaves Slough for a posh wedding at Lapsley Hall where the bride appeals for her help in finding her missing maid of honour. Meanwhile her son Tez is angry when she employs a French sous chef.

Writer Suk Pannu
Editor Leon Chambers
Studio Engineers Phil Horne, Leon Chambers
Director Marilyn Imrie
Producer Gordon Kennedy
Executive Producer Chris Pye

An Absolutely production for BBC Radio 4.

Meera Syal stars as Slough's answer to Miss Marple, the nosey aunty fascinated by murder.

A murder mystery with a quirky touch written by Suk Pannu and starring Meera Syal. The Indian Aunty from Slough gets mixed up in society crimes in Berkshire.

Mrs Sidhu (Meera Syal) is the interfering Indian chef with a taste for murder. Since her husband's death, she has built a successful reputation as a caterer in Slough and has expanded into well-heeled Berkshire, where the posh clients pay better. But when crime strikes, Mrs Sidhu embroils Inspector Burton (Justin Edwards) in the murky lives of gadget inventor, Lord Lucas, his icy wife Lady Lucas (Rachel Atkins) and bride to be Jemma Broghan (Amy Morgan).

Meanwhile at home, she is plagued by her wily catering supplier Mr Varma (Vincent Ebrahim) and her wayward son Tez (Hamza Jetooa).

In the first episode, Mrs Sidhu leaves Slough for a posh wedding at Lapsley Hall where the bride appeals for her help in finding her missing maid of honour. Meanwhile her son Tez is angry when she employs a French sous chef.

Writer Suk Pannu
Editor Leon Chambers
Studio Engineers Phil Horne, Leon Chambers
Director Marilyn Imrie
Producer Gordon Kennedy
Executive Producer Chris Pye

An Absolutely production for BBC Radio 4.

0102The Peril Of The Poisoned Puddle20171011

Meera Syal stars as the catering sleuth from Slough on the trail of a missing bridesmaid.

Starring Meera Syal as the catering sleuth from Slough on the trail of a missing bridesmaid - with Justin Edwards and Vincent Ebrahim.

After Mrs Sidhu's evidence gives Inspector Burton a panic attack, she is soon on the trail of Josh Lucas, the playboy heir to the Lucas title and fortune. Josh though has turned over a new leaf.

Meanwhile Inspector Burton, ever eager to impress the rich and famous, jumps at the chance when Lady Lucas offers her help in the search of the property. Mrs Sidhu is furious and suspects manipultion of both the evidence and the Inspector.

Writer Suk Pannu
Studio Engineers Phil Horne, Leon Chambers
Editor Leon Chambers
Director Marilyn Imrie
Producer Gordon Kennedy
Executive Producer Chris Pye

An Absolutely production for BBC Radio 4.

Meera Syal stars as the catering sleuth from Slough on the trail of a missing bridesmaid.

Starring Meera Syal as the catering sleuth from Slough on the trail of a missing bridesmaid - with Justin Edwards and Vincent Ebrahim.

After Mrs Sidhu's evidence gives Inspector Burton a panic attack, she is soon on the trail of Josh Lucas, the playboy heir to the Lucas title and fortune. Josh though has turned over a new leaf.

Meanwhile Inspector Burton, ever eager to impress the rich and famous, jumps at the chance when Lady Lucas offers her help in the search of the property. Mrs Sidhu is furious and suspects manipultion of both the evidence and the Inspector.

Writer Suk Pannu
Studio Engineers Phil Horne, Leon Chambers
Editor Leon Chambers
Director Marilyn Imrie
Producer Gordon Kennedy
Executive Producer Chris Pye

An Absolutely production for BBC Radio 4.

Meera Syal stars as the catering sleuth from Slough on the trail of a missing bridesmaid.

Starring Meera Syal as the catering sleuth from Slough on the trail of a missing bridesmaid - with Justin Edwards and Vincent Ebrahim.

After Mrs Sidhu's evidence gives Inspector Burton a panic attack, she is soon on the trail of Josh Lucas, the playboy heir to the Lucas title and fortune. Josh though has turned over a new leaf.

Meanwhile Inspector Burton, ever eager to impress the rich and famous, jumps at the chance when Lady Lucas offers her help in the search of the property. Mrs Sidhu is furious and suspects manipultion of both the evidence and the Inspector.

Writer Suk Pannu
Studio Engineers Phil Horne, Leon Chambers
Editor Leon Chambers
Director Marilyn Imrie
Producer Gordon Kennedy
Executive Producer Chris Pye

An Absolutely production for BBC Radio 4.

0103Murder Corked20171018

Meera Syal stars as the Indian aunty sleuth. What the butler saw is weirder than fiction.

Meera Syal stars as the Indian Aunty sleuth - with Justin Edwards and Vincetn Ebrahim. Mrs Sidhu is determined to put her humiliation in the stables behind her and win back Inspector Burton's trust.

Her nose for trouble leads her to mysterious spanish butler Carlos. But is Carlos what he seems? Is he merely a servant to Lady Lucas, or is there more going on. Lord Lucas, meanwhile, holes up in his office and watches old adverts for nasal hair trimmers.

Mrs Sidhu's Miss Marple Complex is questioned, and mishandled by Inspector Burton, while Tez has an unprofessional encounter with Lucy brought on by a shared interest in conspiracy theories.

Writer Suk Pannu
Studio Engineers Phil Horne, Leon Chambers
Editor Leon Chambers
Director Marilyn Imrie
Producer Gordon Kennedy
Executive Producer Chris Pye

An Absolutely production for BBC Radio 4.

0104She Sleeps With The Carp20171025

Meera Syal stars as Slough's Miss Marple, as she finally solves the Lapsley Hall mystery.

Meera Syal stars as Slough's Miss Marple, as she finally solves the Lapsley Hall mystery. With Justin Edwards and Vincent Ebrabim.

The discovery of Briony's body proves Mrs Sidhu's point, but the not the way she intended. As her obsession deepens, Tez attempts an intervention. Meanwhile Lady Lucas plunges forward with wedding plans.

Mrs Sidhu's determination to solve the case leads her to the mortuary, with unsettling results for Inspector Burton's breakfast. With the wedding closing in, Mrs Sidhu juggles her problems with Mr Varma and solving the murder before the killer strikes again.

Writer: Suk Pannu
Studio Engineers: Phil Horne, Leon Chambers
Editor: Leon Chambers
Director: Marilyn Imrie
Producer: Gordon Kennedy
Executive Producer: Chris Pye

An Absolutely production for BBC Radio 4.