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Adil Ray

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Writersroom interviews Citizen Khan creator and star, Adil Ray.

Adil talks to us about the writing process for the show, the challenges involved in representing a community on screen, and how he developed the Mr Khan character.

He responds to some of the reactions to the series and tells us about the sitcoms he's grown up with, and loved.


Citizen Khan continues on Mondays at 10.35pm on BBC One. Watch previous episodes from the series on BBC iPlayer.

A second series of Citizen Khan has just been commissioned for BBC One - read more.

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