Anita and Me (2002)
Based on Anita and Me by Meera Syal
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.Tweet
Anita & Me... and Me
Meera Syal journeys back to Essington in the Black Country - the mining village where she grew up. She describes how her childhood inspired the coming-of-age novel Anita and Me.
Woman's Hour | Anita and Me Omnibus: Episode 2
Meera Syal concludes her novel about an Asian girl coping with the mix of British and Punjabi cultures in the Black Country.