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Anita and Me

In 1972, 12-year-old British Asian girl Meena is on the verge of her teenage years, when Anita, her blonde and glamorous 14-year-old neighbour, becomes her friend.

1 hour, 28 minutes

Last on

Sat 11 Jul 2020 00:20

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:02

    Jeff Beck

    Hi Ho Silver Lining

  • 00:09

    David Cassidy

    How Can I Be Sure

  • 00:13

    Dave Edmunds

    I Hear You Knocking (Album Version)

  • 00:13

    Dave Edmunds

    I Hear you Knocking

  • 00:17

    Mungo Jerry

    In The Summertime

  • 00:17

    Mungo Jerry

    In The Summertime (Original Recording - 1970 No.1 Single)

  • 00:20

    Lieutenant Pigeon

    Mouldy Old Dough

  • 00:23

    Barry Blue

    Dancin' On A Saturday Night

  • 00:31

    The Osmonds

    One Bad Apple Don't Spoil The Whole Bunch

  • 00:32

    The Sweet

    Block Buster!

  • 00:33

    Wizzard, Charles Grima

    Ball Park Incident

  • 00:36

    Slade

    Cum On Feel The Noize

  • 00:48

    Kenny Rogers & The First Edition

    Ruby Don't Take Your Love To Town

  • 00:49

    Kishore Kumar

    Pyar Diwana Hota Hai

  • 00:55

    The New Seekers

    Never Ending Song Of Love

  • 01:00

    Gary Glitter

    Rock and Roll Part II

  • 01:06

    Gilbert O’Sullivan

    Nothing Rhymed

  • 01:14

    Jimmy Cliff

    Wonderful World Beautiful People

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Credits

Role Contributor
Meena Kumar Chandeep Uppal
Anita Rutter Anna Brewster
Mr Kumar Sanjeev Bhaskar
Hairy Neddy Max Beesley
Mrs Rutter Kathy Burke
Mrs Daljeet Kumar Ayesha Dharker
Uncle Amman Omid Djalili
Sam Lowbridge Alex Freeborn
Mrs Ormerod Lynn Redgrave
Nanima Zohra Sehgal
Auntie Shaila Meera Syal
Sandy Christine Tremarco
Director Metin Huseyin
Producer Paul Raphael
Writer Meera Syal

Broadcasts

  • Thu 4 Jan 2007 23:05
  • Sun 29 Jun 2008 23:00
  • Sun 29 Jun 2008 23:20
  • Mon 29 Jun 2009 23:30
  • Tue 30 Jun 2009 00:00
  • Mon 6 Jul 2009 23:50
  • Thu 13 Oct 2011 23:50
  • Sat 30 Mar 2013 23:00
  • Sat 4 Apr 2015 00:00
  • Sat 25 Aug 2018 21:55
  • Sat 11 Jul 2020 00:20

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