Food and drink documentaries
The Secret World Of Ice Cream
A ‘cold’ war developed between a number of famous British and global companies as they attempted to dominate the delicious world of ice cream. This fun food documentary, narrated by UK comedy legend Jo Brand, explains how frozen sweet treats arrived in Britain, leading to a bitter battle of the brands. Heavyweights from the industry reveal the tactics used to dominate the Great Britain’s freezers.
The Secret World Of Burgers
A mainstay of American palates, the humble hamburger took a little longer to reach Britain. This insightful documentary lifts the curtain on an industry now worth billions in the UK. It’s the story of the battle between Wimpy, McDonald’s and Burger King, told by the industry titans behind some of the biggest brands. But what does the future hold for the great British burger?
The Secret World Of Sandwiches
It’s no secret, Brits love sandwiches. But, as this fascinating documentary reveals, the development of the humble sandwich was a long and remarkable one. British comedy legend Jo Brand narrates the tale of UK ‘sarnies’, from the first ever pre-packaged sandwich to the mass appeal of Subway. As the big brands soon discovered, there’s plenty of bread to be made from the humble sandwich!
The Secret World of Cereals
The battle to be Britain’s dominant breakfast cereal has been fought for decades. American giant Kellogg’s fought their less well-known British rival Weetabix. Join beloved British comedian Jo Brand as she tells the story of Britain’s breakfast history, featuring two companies going head-to-head, changing tastes and newcomers joining the market. Who will come out on top?
Joanna Lumely's Spice Trail Adventure
Joanna Lumley sets off on her most epic voyage yet, a journey through the world’s greatest spice continents. Embarking on a 10,000-mile trek through Indonesia, Zanzibar, India and Madagascar, Joanna explores the centuries-old spice trade, discovering the rich tapestry of flavors and cultures which have shaped our world.