7x 60’ (series 1), 6x 60’ (series 2)
Comedian Sue Perkins and restaurant critic Giles Coren explore the eating habits of the last 500 years. Resplendent in period costume, Sue and Giles eat their way through typical menus representing seven different eras. Bringing history alive with wit and humour they spend a week experiencing the food and lifestyles of each time, measuring the impact on their waistines and general wellbeing. Guest chefs serve up the food that shaped a nation, delivering culinary delights such as leaping-frog pie and sheep’s head.