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 Thursday at 8:55am.

Series 2, Episode 6 - Private Lives

Gareth is in the stew this week when it seems his entire kitchen staff have brought their personal problems to work on the same day. With the restaurant fully booked for lunch and dinner, he is willing to play social worker if only to get them all back on the job.

Broadcast details

Thursday 20th October 1994
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Lenny Henry Gareth Blackstock
Caroline Lee Johnson Janice Blackstock
Roger Griffiths Everton Stonehead
Pui Fan Lee Debra
Gary Bakewell Donald
Tim Matthews Crispin
Jean Luc Rebaliati Alphonse
Guest cast
Nick Brimble Gordon
Kate McKenzie Cheryl
David Cardy Grant
Robin Ashenden William
Jenny Jay Williams Lesley
Andrew Francis Tony
Writing team
Peter Tilbury Writer
Robin Driscoll Script Editor
Production team
John Birkin Director
Polly McDonald Executive Producer

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