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Heston Blumenthal: In Search of Perfection

Series 2

Episode 2: Hamburger

Duration: 1 hour

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

The chef looks at the world's traditional dishes. In this programme, he tackles the hamburger, visiting the USA for advice and in the UK comes up with the perfect patty. Show more

Heston Blumenthal: In Search of Perfection

Series 2

Episode 1: Chicken Tikka Masala

Duration: 1 hour

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

The chef looks at the world's traditional dishes. He travels to Delhi to unravel the roots of chicken tikka masala, and tries to create the perfect marinade. Show more

Heston Blumenthal: In Search of Perfection

Series 2

Episode 3: Peking Duck

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC One South East

Chef Heston Blumenthal perfects the nation's favourite dishes. In this episode, Heston's quest to make the perfect Peking Duck involves a cake rack and a ball of string. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Culinary alchemist Heston Blumenthal makes his version of the common English trifle. He includes olives and strawberries, and milks a cow into a bowl of cider. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One YorkshireLatest broadcast: on BBC Three

Highlights of Graham Norton's chat show marathon for Comic Relief, which saw him host the biggest ever chat show on BBC Three and attempt to break a world record. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Graham Norton
Executive Producer:
Suzi Aplin
Executive Producer:
Derek McLean
Executive Producer:
Andrew Westwell
Series Producer:
Paul Wright
Participant:
Martin Freeman
Participant:
Terry Wogan
Participant:
Sarah Millican
Participant:
Jimmy Carr
Participant:
Ronnie Corbett
Participant:
Nick Grimshaw
Participant:
Lee Mack
Participant:
Keith Lemon
Participant:
Paloma Faith
Participant:
Heston Blumenthal
Participant:
Elle Macpherson
Participant:
Frank Skinner
Participant:
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Participant:
Louis Smith
Participant:
Paddy McGuinness
Participant:
Greg James

Heston Blumenthal: In Search of Perfection

Series 1

Episode 3: Steak and Salad

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One SouthLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales (Analogue)

Top chef Heston Blumenthal applies his 'molecular gastronomy' techniques to classic British dishes. He develops an entirely new way to cook a steak. Show more

Heston Blumenthal: In Search of Perfection

Series 1

Episode 4: Fish and Chips

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One SouthLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Top chef Heston Blumenthal applies his 'molecular gastronomy' techniques to classic British dishes. He takes on everyone's favourite, fish and chips. Show more

Room 101 - Extra Storage

Series 5

Episode 4

Duration: 38 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

Frank Skinner hosts as James Acaster, Kirsty Wark and Heston Blumenthal compete to have their pet hates and peeves consigned to Room 101. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Frank Skinner
Participant:
James Acaster
Participant:
Kirsty Wark
Participant:
Heston Blumenthal
Executive Producer:
Stu Mather
Series Producer:
Adam Copeland
Producer:
Aoife Bower
Production Company:
Hat Trick Productions

Room 101

Series 5

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Frank Skinner hosts as comedian James Acaster, Kirsty Wark and Heston Blumenthal compete to have their pet hates consigned to Room 101.

Contributors

Presenter:
Frank Skinner
Participant:
James Acaster
Participant:
Kirsty Wark
Participant:
Heston Blumenthal
Executive Producer:
Stu Mather
Series Producer:
Adam Copeland
Producer:
Aoife Bower
Production Company:
Hat Trick Productions

Heston Blumenthal: In Search of Perfection

Series 1

Episode 1: Bangers and Treacle

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One SouthLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Heston Blumenthal applies his 'molecular gastronomy' techniques to classic British dishes. Bangers and mash, followed by treacle tart and ice cream. Show more

Heston Blumenthal: In Search of Perfection

Series 1

Episode 2: Black Forest Gateau

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One SouthLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Heston Blumenthal applies his 'molecular gastronomy' techniques to classic British dishes. He transforms the tired 1970's dessert, Black Forest Gateau. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Chef Heston Blumenthal creates the perfect fish pie. Its creation involves a trip to Glasgow, a squirrel cage and a seaside soundtrack MP3 (which viewers can download). Show more

Heston Blumenthal: In Search of Perfection

Series 2

Episode 5: Baked Alaska

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Culinary alchemist Heston Blumenthal creates a version of the Seventies classic, Baked Alaska. Experiments involve roof insulation, white chocolate tubes and dry ice. Show more

Never Mind the Buzzcocks

Series 22

Episode 11

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Comedy pop quiz with host Simon Amstell, regular team captain Phill Jupitus, special guest team captain Omid Djalili and guests Martin Freeman, Josh Groban and Heston Blumenthal.

The Graham Norton Show

Series 8

Episode 16

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Anarchic talk show. Graham is joined by Hollywood star Ashton Kutcher, gastro-scientist/chef Heston Blumenthal, and comedian Greg Davies, with music from Hurts. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Graham Norton
Interviewed Guest:
Ashton Kutcher
Interviewed Guest:
Heston Blumenthal
Interviewed Guest:
Greg Davies
Series Producer:
Jon Magnusson
Director:
Steve Smith

The A to Z of TV Cooking

Original Series

Episode 21: Letter U

Duration: 45 minutes

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

John Torode presents a selection of cookery features linked by the letter U. In the 'unusual' category, Heston Blumenthal makes snail porridge. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Torode
Participant:
Heston Blumenthal
Participant:
Nigel Slater
Executive Producer:
Gillian Scothern
Series Producer:
Simon Goretzki
Producer:
Simon Catt
Director:
Simon Catt

Question of Sport

Series 41

Episode 17

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One London

Sports quiz presented by Sue Barker, with Matt Dawson and Phil Tufnell. They are joined by John Smit, Hannah England, Jason Roberts, Mark Williams and Heston Blumenthal. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sue Barker
Participant:
Phil Tufnell
Participant:
Matt Dawson
Executive Producer:
Kieron Collins
Participant:
John Smit
Participant:
Hannah England
Participant:
Jason Roberts
Participant:
Mark Williams
Participant:
Heston Blumenthal

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Jonathan Ross presents music and chat. He is joined by comedienne Tina Fey, chef Heston Blumenthal and actor Aaron Johnson. Plus music from Groove Armada featuring Will Young. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jonathan Ross
Interviewed Guest:
Tina Fey
Interviewed Guest:
Heston Blumenthal
Interviewed Guest:
Aaron Taylor-Johnson
Producer:
Suzi Aplin
Director:
Mick Thomas
Executive Producer:
Addison Cresswell

Would I Lie to You?

Series 8

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Rob Brydon hosts the comedy game of truth and lies. Team captains David Mitchell and Lee Mack are joined by Miles Jupp, Heston Blumenthal, Emilia Fox and Ed Byrne. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Rob Brydon
Panellist:
David Mitchell
Panellist:
Lee Mack
Panellist:
Miles Jupp
Panellist:
Emilia Fox
Panellist:
Ed Byrne
Executive Producer:
Rachel Ablett
Executive Producer:
Peter Holmes
Executive Producer:
Ruth Phillips
Series Producer:
Richard Cohen