made a name for herself as an actress and comedian in the popular TV programs Goodness, Gracious Me or The Kumars at No 42.
And then, of course, she's busy dealing with break-ups throughout her working day, including that of wealthy businessman Davey (Tompkinson) who's been cheating on his wife Goldie (Syal
) with her best pal.
The steering group of advisers includes Black Country actors, comedians and writers Lenny Henry and Meera Syal
and Don Warrington, star of Rising Damp and Death in Paradise who played King Lear at the Rep.
"Every time I come back, Dubai looks different," Meera Syal
, a British writer and comedian, said, as she began her session for the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature in Dubai on Sunday night at Dubai Festival City.
"I have just been sent three study guides for Anita and Me, asking questions like 'What did Syal
intend with this plot device?'.
In his new position, Syal
will lead the development and execution of Huntington's human resources strategies.
THE subject of older mothers inevitably arises in conversation with Meera Syal
, who had her son Shaan at 44, and whose latest novel features an older woman and her younger husband going to great lengths to have a child.
THE HOUSE OF HIDDEN MOTHERS by Meera Syal
Doubleday, PS14.99, ebook PS9.02 MEERA Syal
's third novel addresses the topical themes of late parenthood, which Syal
has herself experienced, and surrogacy, which she has not.
Beautifully written, Syal
's detail of the cultural divides between Indian generations, the quirks, customs, traditions and attitudes as well as the lifestyle in both India and in Britain, can only come from one who has been immersed in both cultures.
BY MARK ELLIS Education Correspondent COMEDIENNE Meera Syal
has joined Charles Dickens and William Shakespeare on a new GCSE reading list.
, Intel's director of product marketing,told TechCrunchthat although current Medfield chips don't support 4G LTE, some LTE products are coming late this year, and more products that support the faster network will ramp up in 2013.
More recently actress and writer Meera Syal
, well known for her roles in The Kumars at No.