The Grumpy Guide To.... Ronni Ancona. Copyright: Liberty Bell
The Grumpy Guide To...

The Grumpy Guide To...

  • TV comedy
  • BBC Two
  • 2007 - 2011
  • 16 episodes (2 series)

A grumpy perspective on aspects of modern life from a group of celebrities. Stars Jenny Eclair, Kathryn Flett, Justin Moorhouse, Germaine Greer, Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen and more.

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2011 Specials - The Grumpy Guide To Food

This Grumpy Guide programme lifts the lid on what makes our Grumpys' blood boil, covering topics including ridiculous food fashion, the price of organic crops and the rise of food allergies.

Further details

The Grumpy Guide To.... Shaparak Khorsandi. Copyright: Liberty Bell

From 70s retro dishes to diets, takeaways and ready meals, TV's tetchiest celebrities unleash their fury in The Grumpy Guide to Food.

Everyone seems obsessed about what they're eating - whether they are worried about the airmiles the food has travelled or they're inspired to grow it themselves. Our TV diet has been marinated in celebrity chefs and we've gone from powdered egg to super foods including pomegranates and goji berries.

Celebrities lifting the lid and letting off steam in this new one hour show, narrated by Geoffrey Palmer, include: Ronni Ancona, Katy Brand, Ed Byrne, Jon Culshaw, Shobna Gulati, Alistair McGowan, John Moloney, Neil Morrissey, Russell Kane, Shappi Khorsandi, Sarah Parish, Mark Radcliffe, Mark Steel and John Thomson.

On the menu and in the firing line in The Grumpy Guide to Food are: sunblushed tomatoes, polenta, kebabs, chicken kiev, prawn cocktail, friendly bacteria, celebrity chefs, farmers markets, supermarkets, vegetarianism and fast food.

Broadcast details

Sunday 31st July 2011
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 31st July 2011 10:45pm BBC2 Scot
Wednesday 21st December 2011 12:30am BBC2
Tuesday 27th December 2011 12:40am BBC2

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