S3, Ep5 – In conversation with Nina Wadia OBE

24 March 2023

On this very special episode of Life & Smile Dr Reena is joined by a true household name whose voice on this podcast will no doubt be instantly recognisable having built her career across film, television, stage and radio. 

As a highly renowned British actress and comedian our guest today first came to prominence in the BBC sketch show Goodness Gracious Me. She is known for portraying Zainab Masood in the BBC soap opera EastEnders, Aunty Noor in Citizen Khan, Mrs Hussein in the BBC comedy Still Open All Hours amongst many many more including of course joining Strictly Come Dancing in 2021 where she was paired with professional dance partner Neil Jones during her hugely celebrated career to date. 

Listen now as Dr Reena welcomes Nina Wadia OBE to the Life & Smile Harley Street recording studio. 

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