Chef!. Image shows from L to R: Everton Stonehead (Roger Griffiths), Gareth Blackstock (Lenny Henry).

Chef!

BBC One sitcom about a highly-strung star chef. 20 episodes (3 series), 1993 - 1996. Stars Lenny Henry, Caroline Lee Johnson, Roger Griffiths, Claire Skinner and others.

Series 2, Episode 1 is repeated on Gold tomorrow at 7:25am.

Chef!. Image shows from L to R: Everton Stonehead (Roger Griffiths), Gareth Blackstock (Lenny Henry).

Chef!

Sitcom starring Lenny Henry as a top chef whose personal and management skills do not match his culinary abilities

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1993 - 1996
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
20   (3 series)
Creator
Lenny Henry
Starring
Lenny Henry, Caroline Lee Johnson, Roger Griffiths, Claire Skinner, Gary Parker, Erkan Mustafa, Elizabeth Bennett, Ian McNeice and others
Writers
Peter Tilbury, Geoffrey Deane and Paul Makin
Directors
John Birkin and Dewi Humphreys
Producer
Charlie Hanson

Gareth Blackstock, executive chef at posh restaurant Le Chateau Anglais deep in rural Oxfordshire, is a minor culinary genius and obsessed with producing perfect cuisine.

Unfortunatley for Gareth, his wife, and not to mention his staff, his management and interpersonal skills don't quite match his abilities in the kitchen or his ambitions. Food is his world, his raison d'ĂȘtre, and everything else comes second...

Production Details

Production companies
Laugh track
Recorded at screening

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 28th January 1993 on BBC One at 9:30pm
Last new broadcast
Monday 30th December 1996 on BBC One at 8:30pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Upcoming repeats
  1. Series 2 Episode 1: Tomorrow at 7:25am on Gold
  2. Series 2 Episode 2: Tomorrow at 8am on Gold
  3. Series 2 Episode 2: Thursday at 7:30am on Gold
  4. Series 2 Episode 3: Thursday at 8am on Gold
  5. Series 2 Episode 3: Friday at 7:35am on Gold
  6. Series 2 Episode 4: Friday at 8am on Gold
  7. Series 2 Episode 5: Monday at 8:40am on Gold
  8. Series 2 Episode 5: Monday at 1:20pm on Gold
  9. Series 2 Episode 6: Tuesday 3rd November at 8:05am on Gold
  10. Series 2 Episode 6: Tuesday 3rd November at 12:40pm on GoldShow all repeats
  11. Series 2 Episode 7: Wednesday 4th November at 7:15am on Gold
  12. Series 2 Episode 7: Wednesday 4th November at 12pm on Gold
  13. Series 3 Episode 1: Thursday 5th November at 8am on Gold
  14. Series 3 Episode 1: Thursday 5th November at 12:40pm on Gold
  15. Series 3 Episode 1: Friday 6th November at 7:30am on Gold
  16. Series 3 Episode 2: Friday 6th November at 8am on Gold
  17. Series 3 Episode 2: Friday 6th November at 12:40pm on Gold

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