That hilarious comedy of the 70’s which could not stop viewers from laughing as the teacher, Mr. Jeremy had to deal with a motley class of adults from various foreign nations giving him one headache too many, here are some facts about the comedy that you would never believe
1 It was created in the year 1977 premiering first on ITV
2 Mind Your Language was one of the first British television programmes in South Africa after the end of the boycott by the British Actors’ Equity Association.
3 The comedy show was so popular that it had many other versions in other nations and examples are ‘Second Chance’ (Nigeria) ‘Jami’ar Albarkawa’ (Hausa, Nigeria), ‘What A Country’ (United States) ‘Zabaan Sambhalke’ (India and Pakistan), ‘Raja Kaduwa’ (Sri Lanka), ‘Classmates’ (Kenya), ‘Kelas Internasional’ (Indonesia)
4 Though it was cancelled in the UK because of racial stereotyping, it was popular overseas especially in the countries that were represented in the class
5 Until it was cancelled in 1979, it had a following of 18 million viewers