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 tomorrow at 8:50am.

Press Clippings

Lenny Henry is the inaugural rude TV chef

Quite a long time before rude chefs were a TV mainstay, Lenny Henry's Chef showed us how entertaining they could be. It also had one of the best sitcom theme tunes ever, in my opinion!

Rhianna Evans, Super Ink, 26th March 2019

Happy Birthday, Chef, a.k.a. Lenny Henry

Here's wishing a coveted third Michelin star to Le Chateau Anglais and Chef Gareth Blackstock for his alter ego, Lenny Henry's 54th birthday today.

Bill Young, Tellyspotting, 29th August 2012