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 3, Episode 1 - Gareth's True Love

Gareth Blackstock has been forced to sell his restaurant. After he misses a marriage counselling appointment, Janice walks out and begins divorce proceedings. Gareth hopes to win her back, but can he leave Le Chateau Anglais?

Broadcast details

Monday 25th November 1996
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Lenny Henry Gareth Blackstock
Caroline Lee Johnson Janice Blackstock
Roger Griffiths Everton Stonehead
Dave Hill Cyril
Jeff Nuttall Gustave
Lorelei King Savanna
Vincent Walsh Vincenzo
Guest cast
Adele Salem Relate Counsellor
Ray Armstrong Customer
Writing team
Geoffrey Deane (as Geoff Deane) Writer
John Brennan Script Editor
Production team
Dewi Humphreys Director
Charlie Hanson Producer
Polly McDonald Executive Producer

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