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The Grumpy Guide To...

BBC Two comedy. 16 episodes (2 series), 2007 - 2011. Stars Jenny Eclair, Kathryn Flett, Justin Moorhouse, Germaine Greer, Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen, Lynn Barber, Nigel Havers and others.

Series 1, Episode 1 - Food And Wine

A grumpy guide to food and wine. Food and wine and the pretentious nonsense talked about it can send people of a grumpy disposition over the edge.

Further details

Chefs are the new rock stars, food the new entertainment, wine the new way to get drunk and be able to show off about how rich and clever you are at the same time. Food and wine and the pretentious nonsense talked about it can send people of a grumpy disposition over the edge.

Our mission is to demystify the more preposterous food and wine terminology, to get some inside tips on just how to summon the waiter, and how to seem more knowledgeable than you actually are when the somellier seems determined to make you feel about two inches tall.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 16th February 2007
Time
10pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jenny Eclair Self
Kathryn Flett Self
Justin Moorhouse Self
Germaine Greer Self
Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen Self
Lynn Barber Self
Nigel Havers Self
Gerry Robinson (as Sir Gerry Robinson) Self
Jenni Trent Hughes Self
Helen Lederer Self
Oona King Self
Diarmuid Gavin Self
Jim Broadbent Narrator
Guest cast
Nigel Slater Self
Toby Young Self
Michael Winner Self
Antony Worrall Thompson Self
Bill Baker Self
Justin Benn Self
Production team
Judith Holder Producer
Stuart Prebble Executive Producer
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