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Giles and Sue Live the Good Life

Episode 4: A Good Christmas

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Giles Coren and Sue Perkins step back to 1975 to learn some self-sufficient skills. Can the pair enjoy Christmas when they're strapped for cash? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Giles Coren
Presenter:
Sue Perkins
Executive Producer:
Dan Adamson
Executive Producer:
Daisy Goodwin
Series Producer:
Lucy Hooper

Genres

Giles and Sue Live the Good Life

Episode 3: Good Fortune

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Giles Coren and Sue Perkins step back to 1975 to learn some self-sufficient skills. Giles and Sue question whether a self-sufficient life is sustainable in suburbia. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Giles Coren
Presenter:
Sue Perkins
Executive Producer:
Dan Adamson
Executive Producer:
Daisy Goodwin
Series Producer:
Lucy Hooper

Genres

Giles and Sue Live the Good Life

Episode 2: Is It a Good Life?

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Giles Coren and Sue Perkins step back to 1975 to learn some self-sufficient skills. Here, they try their hands at making their own wine and pickled eggs. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Giles Coren
Presenter:
Sue Perkins
Executive Producer:
Dan Adamson
Executive Producer:
Daisy Goodwin
Series Producer:
Lucy Hooper

Genres

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Documentary following a family who give up their modern lives for one summer. The Irwins learn how a new generation of black Britons forged their way through the 70s, 80s and 90s. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Giles Coren
Presenter:
Emma Dabiri
Participant:
Janet Kay
Participant:
Clive Lloyd
Participant:
Jazzie B
Executive Producer:
Emma Hindley
Series Producer:
Nancy Bornat
Director:
Geoff Small
Producer:
Carl Callam

Our Food

Episode 1: Norfolk

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Giles Coren looks at how food is grown across the UK. Giles works as a fisherman in Norfolk and also discovers the hidden past of the Christmas turkey and the humble turnip. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Giles Coren
Presenter:
Giles Coren
Presenter:
James Wong
Presenter:
James Wong
Presenter:
Lucy Worsley
Presenter:
Lucy Worsley
Presenter:
Alex Langlands
Presenter:
Alex Langlands
Executive Producer:
Lisa Ausden
Executive Producer:
Lisa Ausden
Series Producer:
Sarah Gibbs
Series Producer:
Sarah Gibbs

Series

Our Food

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Chat and music with Jonathan Ross. Featuring School of Rock star Jack Black, time-travelling gastronomes Sue Perkins and Giles Coren, and chat and performance from Take That. Show more

Our Food

Episode 3: Kent

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Giles Coren looks at how food is grown across the UK. The team explore Kent. Giles gets a taste of what British beer was like before the arrival of hops from Europe. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Giles Coren
Presenter:
Giles Coren
Presenter:
Alys Fowler
Presenter:
Alys Fowler
Presenter:
Lucy Worsley
Presenter:
Lucy Worsley
Presenter:
Alex Langlands
Presenter:
Alex Langlands
Executive Producer:
Lisa Ausden
Executive Producer:
Lisa Ausden
Series Producer:
Sarah Gibbs
Series Producer:
Sarah Gibbs
Presenter:
James Wong

Series

Our Food

Our Food

Episode 4: West of Scotland

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Giles Coren looks at how food is grown across the UK. The team head to the west of Scotland. This is a wild landscape where food was once all about survival. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Giles Coren
Presenter:
Giles Coren
Presenter:
Alys Fowler
Presenter:
Alys Fowler
Presenter:
Lucy Worsley
Presenter:
Lucy Worsley
Presenter:
James Wong
Presenter:
James Wong
Executive Producer:
Lisa Ausden
Executive Producer:
Lisa Ausden
Series Producer:
Sarah Gibbs
Series Producer:
Sarah Gibbs
Presenter:
Alex Langlands

Series

Our Food

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for years

Cooking show. Giles Coren and Polly Russell introduce the Robshaw family to some tastes of the future, and predict how we'll shop, cook and eat in the next 50 years. Show more

Back in Time for Dinner

Episode 2: 1960s

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Available for years

Historical cooking show. The family and their home are transported to the space-age 60s, with a gleaming fitted kitchen and the arrival of a host of new tastes and flavours. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Giles Coren
Participant:
Polly Russell
Participant:
Dave Myers
Production Company:
Wall to Wall Media

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

A look at the meaning of Passover. Giles Coren helps host a special seder, with guests including philosopher Alain de Botton, comedienne Olivia Lee and expert Rabbi Naftali Brawer. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Giles Coren
Participant:
Alain de Botton
Participant:
Olivia Lee
Participant:
Naftali Brawer
Participant:
Linda Dangoor
Executive Producer:
Mike Smith

Back in Time for Dinner

Episode 4: 1980s

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Available for years

Historical cooking show. The family and their home are transported to the hi-tech 80s, with a gadget-filled kitchen including a microwave the size of a small car. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

A family gives up their 21st-century technology and travels back in time. As they enter the 60s, there's more fun to be had - a trip to the seaside and a Mini to enjoy. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Giles Coren
Executive Producer:
Emily Shields
Series Producer:
Nancy Bornat
Director:
Kim Maddever
Producer:
Laura Ellings
Production Company:
Wall to Wall Media

The Review Show

19/10/2012

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

In a special edition, Mark Kermode and guests Giles Coren, Leslie Felperin and Sarfraz Manzoor discuss highlights of the 56th BFI London Film Festival. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Kermode
Participant:
Giles Coren
Participant:
Leslie Felperin
Participant:
Sarfraz Manzoor
Executive Producer:
Andrew Lockyer
Performer:
Tori Amos

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

A family gives up its 21st-century technology and travels back in time. The family enter the 90s, where new technology arrives at a dizzying pace. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Giles Coren
Executive Producer:
Emily Shields
Series Producer:
Nancy Bornat
Director:
Emma Frank
Producer:
Louise Ord
Production Company:
Wall to Wall Media

Back in Time for Christmas

Episode 1: The 1940s, 50s and 60s

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

One family time-travels through six decades of festive nostalgia. A wartime Christmas has the Robshaws embracing the 'make do and mend' spirit of the era. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Giles Coren
Participant:
Polly Russell
Executive Producer:
Emily Shields
Series Producer:
Abigail Priddle

Back in Time for Christmas

Episode 2: The 1970s, 80s and 90s

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

One family time-travels through six decades of festive nostalgia. The Robshaws discover how the race for a Christmas number one single was born. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Giles Coren
Participant:
Polly Russell
Executive Producer:
Emily Shields
Series Producer:
Abigail Priddle

Amazing Hotels: Life Beyond the Lobby

Series 4

Nimb Hotel, Copenhagen

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Available for 5 months

Monica and Giles travel to Copenhagen to work at Nimb Hotel in Tivoli Gardens, where looking after guests means riding rollercoasters and booking avant-garde restaurants. Show more

Contributors

Monica Galetti:
Monica Galetti
Giles Coren:
Giles Coren
Series Producer:
Dunk Barnes
Executive Producer:
Kat Lennox
Production Manager:
Claire Stephens-Lee

Amazing Hotels: Life Beyond the Lobby

Series 4

Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Available for 7 months

Giles Coren and Monica Galetti visit an extraordinary hotel built where people usually struggle to survive - deep in a Middle Eastern desert. Show more

Contributors

Monica Galetti:
Monica Galetti
Giles Coren:
Giles Coren
Series Producer:
Dunk Barnes
Executive Producer:
Kat Lennox
Production Manager:
Claire Stephens-Lee

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Food critic Giles Coren tries three extreme diet regimes in a bid to increase his life expectancy, meeting people whose pursuit of longevity dominates every aspect of their lives. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Giles Coren
Executive Producer:
Lisa Ausden
Producer:
Daniel Child
Director:
Daniel Child