Wedding woes provide humour

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Citizen Khan (Friday, December 5, BBC1, 8.30pm)

What’s It All About? Series three of Adil Ray’s sitcom about a Birmingham-based Pakistani Muslim community leader continues.

The character came about for the Paul Whitehouse/Charlie Higson sketch show

Of course a sketch character and the star of a sitcom are two different things. For Khan to carry the latter, Adil knew there had to be more depth to him, as well as a family he could bounce jokes off.

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In this week’s offering, Shazia (Maya Sondhi) is looking forward to having fun with her friends as the day of her hen party arrives.

However, a few unwelcome guests tag along – and she is soon bombarded with everyone’s stories of married life. Meanwhile, Amjad’s stag do is being organised by his future father-in-law, Mr Khan, so what could possibly go wrong?