The Buddha of Suburbia

Naveen Andrews plays the charismatic Karim, a half-Asian, half-English, wholly hedonistic chancer who is mortified when his civil servant father (Roshan Seth) plunges into an affair with the exotic Eva and begins passing himself off as a spiritual guru. This brings Karim into contact with Eva's wayward son, Charlie, and ostensibly offers an escape from suburbia. The story follows his break-out, from London to New York, constantly snagging himself on cultural barbwire and falling into situations a raconteur would die for. Soundtrack by David Bowie.

Show Info

Network: United Kingdom BBC Two (1993 - 1993)
Schedule: Wednesdays at 21:25 (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Scripted
Genres: Drama
Episodes ordered: 4 episodes

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Part 4

Episode 1x04; Nov 24, 1993

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Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x04: Part 4Nov 24, 1993
1x03: Part 3Nov 17, 1993
1x02: Part 2Nov 10, 1993
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