CBE for comedy actress Meera Syal
Wolverhampton-born actress and writer Meera Syal has been recognised in the Queen’s New Year Honours.
Meera receives a CBE for her services to drama and literature. The 53-year-old is familiar to TV audiences for her comedy roles in BBC Television Goodness Gracious Me and The Kumars at No 42, author of her books about experiences of British Asians.
Meera Syal CBE