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BBC2 plates Outline’s “Extraordinary Places to Eat: The Insider’s Guide”

British pubcaster BBC2 has commissioned TV indie Outline Productions for a culinary travel series fronted by First Dates maitre d’ Fred Sirieix. Extraordinary Places to Eat: The Insider’s Guide (w/t; 4 ...
October 17, 2018

British pubcaster BBC2 has commissioned TV indie Outline Productions for a culinary travel series fronted by First Dates maitre d’ Fred Sirieix.

Extraordinary Places to Eat: The Insider’s Guide (w/t; 4 x 60 minutes) features Sirieix (pictured) as he travels around the world with some of Britain’s top chefs, visiting some of their favorite places to eat. From San Sebastian to Venice, Sirieix and his guest unveil what goes into delivering an unforgettable dining experience.

Sirieix’s companions in this series include Michel Roux Jr. in Paris; Nisha Katona in San Sebastian; Tom Kerridge in Edinburgh; and Angela Hartnett in Venice.

Outline’s Katy Fryer, Laura Mansfield and Helen Veale serve as executive producers on the series. The producer/directors are Michael Ratcliffe, Tara Jang and Ed St. Giles.

The series was commissioned by BBC2 controller Patrick Holland and David Brindley, head of popular factual and factual entertainment. Catherine Catton is commissioning editor for the BBC.

UK distributor DRG is distributing the format and finished shows internationally.

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Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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