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


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 1, Christmas Special is repeated on Gold on Sunday at 8:50am.

Series 2, Episode 2 - Time Flies

The atmosphere at Le Chateau Anglais reaches boiling point when Janice suspects there might be a new addition to the Blackstock household. She puts Gareth's sudden potency down to his fishing in sub-zero temperatures. But is Gareth really ready for fatherhood?

Broadcast details

Thursday 15th September 1994
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Lenny Henry Gareth Blackstock
Caroline Lee Johnson Janice Blackstock
Ian McNeice Gustave
Pui Fan Lee Debra
Gary Bakewell Donald
Tim Matthews Crispin
Jean Luc Rebaliati Alphonse
Guest cast
Geoffrey McGivern Bank Manager
Emma Bernard Ms Lanning
Kulvinder Ghir Nicky Patel
Dominic Mafham Addison
Writing team
Peter Tilbury Writer
Robin Driscoll Script Editor
Production team
John Birkin Director
Polly McDonald Executive Producer

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