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The Supersizers Eat.... The Fifties


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3/6. Giles Coren and Sue Perkins munch their way through a decade that began with rationing still in force yet ended with prime minister Harold MacMillan's famous remark that we'd "never had it so good". Cookery writer Mary Berry helps Sue become the perfect housewife as they get to grips with canned salmon and horse meat, while Giles has his real-time boss round for a dinner taken from Elizabeth David's bestselling book about Mediterranean cookery. Later, Marguerite Patten and Anthea Turner join Sue and Giles for a coronation buffet to celebrate the 1953 crowning of Queen Elizabeth II. The duo end their week with a meal taken from a 1959 menu. Director/Producer Louise Walden
Summer feasts special: page 35


Unknown: Giles Coren
Unknown: Sue Perkins
Unknown: Harold MacMillan
Unknown: Mary Berry
Unknown: Elizabeth David
Unknown: Marguerite Patten
Unknown: Anthea Turner
Unknown: Queen Elizabeth Ii.
Producer: Louise Walden

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The Supersizers Eat.... The Fifties

BBC Two England, 29 June 2009 21.00

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