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C21May iPad

UKTV prepares My Greatest Dishes

My Greatest Dishes will feature 20 well-known chefs

UK-based multichannel broadcaster UKTV has ordered a series celebrating dishes that have influenced the lives of famous chefs for its pay TV channel Good Food.

My Greatest Dishes (20×30’) will begin airing this summer having been commissioned by UKTV’s commissioning editor Kirsty Hanson, with head of factual Hilary Rosen, and ordered by Good Food channel director Vicky Walker.

The series, in which 20 chefs pick the four most important dishes that have influenced their lives, is produced by Sidney Street Productions and will be distributed by Endemol Shine.

It will feature chefs such as Prue Leith, Tom Kerridge, Monica Galetti, Michel Roux Jr, Giorgio Locatelli and Angela Hartnett.

Hanson, who also executive produces, said: “My Greatest Dishes has managed to secure a stellar line-up with some of the worlds most celebrated chefs in which they share personal stories behind the four dishes that have made them who they are today – it is a food lover’s heaven!”

In related news, UKTV network Dave has ordered an extended second season (12×30’) of Judge Romesh, in which comedian Romesh Ranganathan holds court over real-life disputes alongside fellow comedians and actors Tom Davis and Jessica Knappett.

The series is produced by Hungry Bear Media and was commissioned for UKTV by Joe McVey, commissioning editor, and ordered by Richard Watsham, director of commissioning, and Luke Hales, Dave’s channel director.

It is directed by Ollie Bartlett, series produced by Adam Hutchinson and executive produced for Hungry Bear Media by Dan Baldwin and Andy Price.

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