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 2, Episode 7 - England Expects

Gareth has to prove he is the best chef in Britain by winning an international cookery competition in Lyon, France. Will he win and make his respected culinary peers eat sauteed crow? Orwill the Frenchies nobble the "rosbif"?

Broadcast details

Thursday 27th 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
Jean Luc Rebaliati Alphonse
Guest cast
Guillaume Barriere Gaston
Vincent Nemeth Marcel
Francois Domange Wine Merchant
Patty Hannock (as Patti Hannock) Wine Merchant's Wife
Alain Debray Chairman
Robin Driscoll Passenger
Fiona Allen Air Hostess
Writing team
Peter Tilbury Writer
Robin Driscoll Script Editor
Production team
John Birkin Director
Polly McDonald Executive Producer

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