In this episode Heston tackles the meal our mum's told us never to miss - breakfast. Heston wants to rekindle the love for this important meal by making the most amazing breakfast Britain has ever seen.
World-renowned chef and culinary mad scientist Heston Blumenthal is going supersized in new seven-part series Heston's Fantastical Foods. Heston turns Willy Wonka as he creates amazing, gigantic versions of some of the most well-known and loved foods, adding a dash of childlike wonder and excitement along the way.
Professor Alice Roberts discovers which foods are Britain's most popular, and uses the latest science to uncover their suprising health benefits. But what do we know about these favourite foods? How good are they for us, and are we getting the best from them? Could they actually make us feel and look better? Professor Alice Roberts travels across the country to track down the very latest scientific information, revealing the definitive guide to the foods Britons love. (Class. tba)
Technology is transforming the world, for better or worse. In this series, Simon Reeve follows a radical team of creatives who are proving that the good can outdo the bad by re-purposing everyday objects to change people's lives for the better. In this episode, they help a terminally ill photographer who can no longer use his hands to operate a camera; try to bring cutting-edge communication to a remote Welsh village; and work to give some control back to a young designer who has Parkinson's disease and who has been unable to use a pen since developing tremors in her hands two years ago.
The Big Fix team attempt to tackle one of the biggest rural crimes in the UK, and work to find a way to build a BMX bicycle for a young boy who was born with no hands or feet. Meanwhile, in Peterborough, 56-year-old Graham is suffering from locked-in syndrome, meaning he is almost completely paralysed and unable to speak. The team will have to come up with a way for him to have conversations with the medical team around him and, most importantly, his family and friends.