Actor, writer & broadcaster

Adil Ray is the creator & star of BBC1's primetime sitcom Citizen Khan. He is also a versatile broadcaster and presenter, with two decades experience in television and radio.

Becoming Mr Khan

It takes two hours for Adil Ray to be turned into Mr Khan....

Mr Khan does Comic Relief

For the 30th anniversary show of Comic Relief, Adil appeared as Mr Khan, perfoming from the audience.

Adil’s Blogs

Becoming Mr Khan (1)

Want to star in Citizen Khan? Here is your chance

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Hello,

So we will be filming series 4 of Citizen Khan in August till October and some exciting casting opportunities have come up for one episode roles. These details have been made available over the past few weeks via our casting director, the Spotlight website and the Casting Network. But I wanted to cast the net a little wider.

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Mr Khan kicking off

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It’s taken a while but I managed to get hold of the Mr Khan FA Cup Final video when he interviewed Aston Villa goalie Shay Given. Click below.  The result didn’t work out for us Villains but hey it was just good to experience it. On a personal note, I love doing the kind of thing. Shay was excellent. This was all one take which made it easier. Thinking of doing some more. Read More

Adil’s Comedy Showreel

 

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Adil Ray in the Press

The Guardian

Adil Ray on the importance of creating a nostalgic family comedy, and the desire to make people laugh out loud…

The Daily Mail

Adil Ray on creating the first British sitcom to put an Asian Muslim family centre stage, and attracting up to 5 million viewers…

Broadcast

Adil Ray talks about creating mainstream comedy, breaking Asian talent – and learning his craft on stage…..Broadcast describe Mr Khan as a ‘sitcom hero’…

"A very British sitcom"

− The Radio Times

"You can't help but admire it"

− The Daily Express

"Model Citizen"

− The Sun

"A ratings hit....."

− The Telegraph

".....cheerfully broad sitcom."

− The Independent

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More about Adil…

Adil’s diverse and wide-ranging media career includes working as a radio and television presenter, documentary maker, screenwriter and actor. He has appeared on all four main BBC TV channels, ITV, and on all the major BBC radio networks.

Today, Adil appears in Citizen Khan, a show he co-wrote and stars in, as one of our much-loved TV characters – Mr Khan. Citizen Khan’s fourth series will air in October 2015. 

Adil lives in Birmingham, where he was born and brought up. 

radio portfolio

Radio

Appearances

Appearances

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TV Presenting

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Royal Television Society Awards