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The Supersizers Go…

In The Supersizers Go…, British restaurant critic Giles Coren and comedienne Sue Perkins devour their way through history. From Roman times to the French Revolution, Giles and Sue eat, live and play for a full week just like people did “back in the day”. (What, no Big Macs?)

  • Elizabethan

    Restaurant Critic Giles Coren and writer and performer Sue Perkins spend a week going back to the food of Elizabeth I and William Shakespeare. Cooking for them at home is top chef Paul Merrett.

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  • Ancient Rome

    Giles Coren and Sue Perkins travel back to the early days of the Roman Empire. Living in their splendid villa, Senator Giles dons a toga while Vestal Virgin Sue dresses in lose tunics and keeps the fires of Rome burning.

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  • The ‘Twenties

    Columnist and Restaurant Critic Giles Coren, together with writer and broadcaster Sue Perkins, goes on a journey to discover the culinary delights of the bright young things in the 1920’s.

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  • French Revolution

    Giles and Sue journey back to Revolutionary France in the 1780’s to find out what King Louis 16th ate, why Marie-Antoinette was so hated and how the revolution was instrumental in creating the first restaurant and first restaurant critic!

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  • Medieval

    Restaurant Critic Giles Coren and performer and broadcaster Sue Perkins go back to Medieval England to live the life of a Lord and Lady in their country manor.

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  • The ‘Eighties

    Living in a converted loft on the Thames, Restaurant critic Giles Coren and performer and broadcaster Sue Perkins go back to the 1980’s and the years of their adolescence, sampling the high life of a couple of yuppies.

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  • Regency

    Restaurant Critic Giles Coren and writer and performer Sue Perkins spend a week on a diet spanning the Regency Years of 1789 – 1821. With Rosemary Shrager cooking for them at their country manor house, they enjoy the trappings of the landed gentry.

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  • Seventies

    Giles grows his sideburns and Sue dons a wig of long hair as they dress in their flares and bright colours to go down memory lane and spend a week going back to the food of their childhood in the 1970’s.

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  • Victorian

    As Giles dons top hat and waxed moustache, sue dresses up in tight corset and outrageously wide skirts to spend the week on the diet of a wealthy Victorian couple. Cooking for them at home is best selling cookery writer Sophie Grigson.

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  • Restoration

    Giles and Sue try the food of Restoration Britain in the 1660’s. A time of fire and plague. They both don wigs, with Giles in tight breeches and Sue in wide skirts.

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  • The ‘Fifties

    Restaurant critic Giles Coren and broadcaster Sue Perkins go back to the 1950’s, an era where we started on rations and ended by Prime Minister Harold MacMillan remarking that “we’d never had it so good.”

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  • Wartime

    Restaurant Critic Giles Coren and Writer and comedian Sue Perkins grab their ration books for one week, and chomp their way through the food of 1940’s WWII Britain.

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