In And Out Of The Kitchen

Each episode of In And Out Of The Kitchen comprises the entries from the kitchen diary of cookery writer, Damien Trench. In a mixture of narrative, dialogue and recipes, Damien unflinchingly captures every angle of his day-to-day life, "no matter how grizzly or, indeed, how gristly".

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0101January 1st To 5th2011110420120318
20120406 (BBC7)
20120407 (BBC7)
20120408 (BBC7)
20130901 (BBC7)
20150326 (BBC7)

Each episode of In And Out Of The Kitchen comprises the entries from the kitchen diary of cookery writer, Damien Trench. In a mixture of narrative, dialogue and recipes, Damien unflinchingly captures every angle of his day-to-day life, "no matter how grizzly or, indeed, how gristly".

This first episode finds Damien and his partner, Anthony, deciding on their New Year's Resolutions. They start by finally making up their minds to commit to each other...namely, by signing up a builder, Mr Mullaney (played by Brandan Dempsey) to install a new kitchen which Damien hopes will eventually become the food and preparation space that he's always dreamed of.

On top of all this, Anthony decides to get fit and Damien decides to do a radio programme about the French bean. But not everything goes according to plan...

The programme also features Damien's easy-to-follow recipes: for a "Super Simple" Roast Beef, cooking your own pasta, and "Marvellously Moist Muffins".

Cast:

Miles Jupp as Damien Trench

Justin Edwards as Anthony

with

Selina Cadell as Damien's mother

Brendan Dempsey as Mr Mullaney

Philip Fox as Ian Frobisher

and

Alex Tregear as the Researcher

Producer: Sam Michell.

The programme also features Damien's easy-to-follow recipes: for a "Super Simple" Roast Beef, cooking your own pasta, and "Marvellously Moist Muffins".

Damien and his partner Anthony decide on their New Year's Resolutions.

Each episode of In And Out Of The Kitchen comprises the entries from the kitchen diary of cookery writer, Damien Trench.

In a mixture of narrative, dialogue and recipes, Damien unflinchingly captures every angle of his day-to-day life, "no matter how grizzly or, indeed, how gristly".

This first episode finds Damien and his partner, Anthony, deciding on their New Year's Resolutions.

They start by finally making up their minds to commit to each other...namely, by signing up a builder, Mr Mullaney (played by Brandan Dempsey) to install a new kitchen which Damien hopes will eventually become the food and preparation space that he's always dreamed of.

On top of all this, Anthony decides to get fit and Damien decides to do a radio programme about the French bean.

But not everything goes according to plan.

0102April 21st To 25th2011111120120325
20120413 (BBC7)
20120414 (BBC7)
20120415 (BBC7)
20130908 (BBC7)
20150402 (BBC7)

Each episode of In And Out Of The Kitchen comprises the entries from the kitchen diary of cookery writer, Damien Trench. In a mixture of narrative, dialogue and recipes, Damien unflinchingly captures every angle of his day-to-day life, "no matter how grizzly or, indeed, how gristly".

This second episode finds Damien reluctantly drawn into accepting a job for a supermarket's online magazine, whilst Anthony resolves to start the "courgette diet" and lose a few pounds.

The programme also features Damien's easy-to-follow recipes for:

- a simple Lobster Bisque

- comforting Lardy Cake

- relaxing Nettle Tea

and

- easy Wiener Schnitzel.

Cast:

Miles Jupp as Damien Trench

Justin Edwards as Anthony

with

Margaret Cabourn-smith as Geraldine McBeef

Brendan Dempsey as Mr Mullaney

Philip Fox as Ian Frobisher

Producer: Sam Michell.

Damien finds himself reluctantly writing for a supermarket.

This second episode finds Damien reluctantly drawn into accepting a job for a supermarket's online magazine, whilst Anthony resolves to start the "courgette diet" and lose a few pounds.

Each episode of In And Out Of The Kitchen comprises the entries from the kitchen diary of cookery writer, Damien Trench.

In a mixture of narrative, dialogue and recipes, Damien unflinchingly captures every angle of his day-to-day life, "no matter how grizzly or, indeed, how gristly".

0103July 15th To 19th2011111820120401
20120420 (BBC7)
20120422 (BBC7)
20130915 (BBC7)
20150409 (BBC7)

Each episode of In And Out Of The Kitchen features a few entries from the kitchen diary of cookery writer, Damien Trench. In a mixture of narrative, dialogue and recipes, Damien unflinchingly captures every angle of his life, "no matter how grizzly" as he puts it "or, indeed, how gristly".

This episode sees Damien and his partner, Anthony, setting off for the warm embrace of the Italian countryside so that Damien can do some writing for a new book, and their builder Mr Mullaney can have space to properly fit the granite worktops that Damien's been dreaming of "from what seems like the beginning of the Jurassic era". But there's trouble in paradise when Damien receives a call to tell him their Umbrian villa has collapsed and they will have to go somewhere else. Luckily, Damien's agent, Ian, is quick to the rescue...

The programme also features Damien's easy-to-follow recipes for:

- a perfect pasta puttanesca

- comforting Cornish Pasties

and

- something for the more experimental, "pilchards al limone".

Cast:

Miles Jupp as Damien Trench

with

Justin Edwards as Anthony

Brendan Dempsey as Mr Mullaney

Philip Fox as Ian Frobisher

Alex Tregear as the BA Lady/Helpful Student

Producer: Sam Michell.

This episode sees Damien and his partner, Anthony, setting off for the warm embrace of the Italian countryside so that Damien can do some writing for a new book, and their builder Mr Mullaney can have space to properly fit the granite worktops that Damien's been dreaming of "from what seems like the beginning of the Jurassic era". But there's trouble in paradise when Damien receives a call to tell him their Umbrian villa has collapsed and they will have to go somewhere else. Luckily, Damien's agent, Ian, is quick to the rescue...

- something for the more experimental, "pilchards al limone".

Damien and Anthony go on holiday so that their builder can crack on with the kitchen.

This episode sees Damien and his partner, Anthony, setting off for the warm embrace of the Italian countryside so that Damien can do some writing for a new book, and their builder Mr Mullaney can have space to properly fit the granite worktops that Damien's been dreaming of "from what seems like the beginning of the Jurassic era".

But there's trouble in paradise when Damien receives a call to tell him their Umbrian villa has collapsed and they will have to go somewhere else.

Luckily, Damien's agent, Ian, is quick to the rescue.

0104 LASTSeptember 18th To 24th2011112520120408
20120427 (BBC7)
20120429 (BBC7)
20130922 (BBC7)
20150416 (BBC7)

Each episode of In And Out Of The Kitchen features a few entries from the kitchen diary of cookery writer, Damien Trench. In a mixture of narrative, dialogue and recipes, Damien unflinchingly captures every angle of his day-to-day life, "no matter how grizzly" as he puts it "or, indeed, how gristly".

Damien 's routine is thrown into disarray when Anthony's goddaughter, Libby, is sent to stay with them for "respite". Meanwhile, Anthony finally has his long-awaited job interview and Damien is offered the chance to front his own TV cookery show.

The programme also features Damien's easy-to-follow recipes for:

- cracking crepes Suzette

- Spanish-as-sangria, "chorizo und patatas"

and

- a tastebud tantalising, Beef Oxford.

Cast:

Miles Jupp as Damien Trench

with

Justin Edwards as Anthony

Brendan Dempsey as Mr Mullaney

Philip Fox as Ian Frobisher

Maggie Service as Libby/Angie

Producer: Sam Michell

Anthony's 'sensitive' goddaughter Libby comes to stay, and Damien is asked to make a pilot

Each episode of In And Out Of The Kitchen features a few entries from the kitchen diary of cookery writer, Damien Trench. In a mixture of narrative, dialogue and recipes, Damien unflinchingly captures every angle of his day-to-day life, "no matter how grizzly" as he puts it "or, indeed, how gristly".

Damien 's routine is thrown into disarray when Anthony's goddaughter, Libby, is sent to stay with them for "respite". Meanwhile, Anthony finally has his long-awaited job interview and Damien is offered the chance to front his own TV cookery show.

- Spanish-as-sangria, "chorizo und patatas"

Damien 's routine is thrown into disarray when Anthony's goddaughter, Libby, is sent to stay with them for "respite".

Meanwhile, Anthony finally has his long-awaited job interview and Damien is offered the chance to front his own TV cookery show.

0201The Review2013012120141022 (BBC7)
20160210 (BBC7)
20141015 (R4)

Cookery writer Damien Trench once again opens his life up to the public as we follow him through another few days in his life.

It's a new year and Damien and Anthony are undergoing fresh works on their house. They are "going upstairs" (having a loft conversion) and so Mr Mullaney, their builder, is once again installed to look after the project.

Meanwhile, Anthony and Damien discuss what to do with their spare room, and Ian Frobisher, Damien's agent, convinces him to do a restaurant review, as a favour to Pink Floyd.

Producer:

Sam Michell.

A new year, and Damien is asked to write a restaurant review for Pink Floyd.

0202Valentine's Day2013012820141029 (BBC7)
20160217 (BBC7)
20141022 (R4)

Tradition in the Trench/MacIlveny household dictates that Valentine's Day is the one day of the year when Damien is not allowed in the kitchen and Anthony can be left alone to cook a special meal to celebrate the occasion... much to Damien's chagrin.

Meanwhile, Damien struggles to finish the links to a new series for Sky Arts all about the dietary habits of the great poets. And his dad has an unfortunate accident whilst walking the dog...

Produced by: Sam Michell.

Damien is banned from the kitchen so that Anthony can cook up a Valentine's Day meal.

0203The Dinner Party2013020420141105 (BBC7)
20160224 (BBC7)
20141029 (R4)

Damien and Anthony invite their nearest and dearest round for a dinner party to celebrate some good news: Anthony has finally decided to start his own investment company, whilst Damien has finally got from Sky Arts for a new series all about the culinary habits of the great poets.

Unfortunately, things do not get off to an auspicious start when Anthony is beset by incurable hiccups, and Damien's agent Ian arrives with marital problems in tow.

Includes recipes for Baked Camembert, Trout "en papillotte" and Rum Baba.

Written by Miles Jupp

Producer: Sam Michell.

Damien and Anthony invite friends round for one of their 'famous' dinner parties.

Damien and Anthony invite their neareat and dearest round for a dinner party to celebrate some good news: Anthony has finally decided to start his own investment company, whilst Damien has finally got from Sky Arts for a new series all about the culinary habits of the great poets.

0204The Wedding2013021120141112 (BBC7)
20160302 (BBC7)
20141105 (R4)

Anthony is cock-a-hoop when asked out of the blue to be best man at a friend's wedding. Problem is, he hasn't seen this friend since they were at school together and Damien isn't entirely convinced that Anthony has been invited purely because of his "excellent presentation skills".

Written by Miles Jupp

Producer: Sam Michell.

Anthony is thrilled to best man at a wedding but Damien is not inclined to share his joy.

0205The Literary Festival2013021820141119 (BBC7)

Damien comes to the rescue when an author is knocked unconscious at a literary festival.

Damien and Anthony arrive at a literary festival to promote Damien's book about the culinary habits of the Great Poets. Despite the charming hotel and the peaceful surroundings, the cookery writer can barely disguise his chagrin at his talk being in a tent smaller to other writers he considers lesser than him.

But he soon has the opportunity to get the audience he feels he deserves when a fellow author is knocked unconscious and Damien is asked to fill in. But can he rise to the occasion?

Written by Miles Jupp

Producer: Sam Michell.

0206 LASTOn Location2013022520141126 (BBC7)
20141119 (R4)

Damien and Marion visit the Lake District to film his 'Poets and their Palates' TV series.

Damien is sent on location to the Lake District to film a chunk of his new series for Sky Arts about "poets and their palates".

But when the sunshine turns to driving rain, Damien's spirits are further dampened when is appears Anthony might not be missing him quite as much as he had hoped...

Written by Miles Jupp

Producer: Sam Michell.

0301The Awards20140203

Damien is nominated for a "Melvyn" award for his TV show about the culinary habits of the Great Poets but finds it hard to think of what to write in his column for a new gentleman's magazine. Meanwhile, Anthony busies himself preparing for an audition for an amateur production of Noel Coward's Hay Fever.

0302The Funeral20140210

Damien's peace is once again shattered when he is asked to do the food at the funeral of Anthony's maiden aunt. But things become even more complicated when his literary agent is discovered behaving erratically in a branch of Paperchase and Damien has to look after him. Meanwhile, Anthony must prepare a song to sing at the funeral.

Producer: Sam Michell

0303The After-dinner20140217

The tranquillity of the Trench household is breached once again when Damien's mother calls once morning to say she's coming to stay while Damien's father is on a silent retreat. No sooner has she arrived than she starts setting about trying to be helpful, which only irritates Damien more. He is therefore forced to spend some time away by accepting the offer of an after-dinner speaking engagement, something he's never tried before...

Cast:

Damien Trench - Miles Jupp

Anthony - Justin Edwards

Ian Frobisher - Philip Fox

Damien's mother - Selina Cadell

Jennifer - Priyanga Burford

Heckler - David Seddon

Nigel Thingummy - Michael Bertenshaw

Producer: Sam Michell

0304The Travel Piece20140224

When Damien is offered the chance to test a new hotel as part of a writing assignment, he jumps at it. Meanwhile, Marion and Mr Mullaney are off on a date.

0305The Works Barbecue20140303

Damien is forced to confront his hatred of barbecues, when Anthony organises one for some work colleagues. Meanwhile, Mr Mullaney is putting the finishing touches to the 'shoffice'.

0306 LASTThe Prisoner20140310

Nerves are fraying as Anthony's first night of Hay Fever looms, not helped by news of a dangerous prisoner loose in the area. Meanwhile, Damien contends with an angry neighbour.

0401The Supplement20150805

Damien is offered the chance to present his own television series all about "street food", something which doesn't initially appeal, particularly as he is busy editing the food supplement for a Sunday newspaper - territory which is far more familiar.

But when he is forced to become more populist to placate the paper's editor, perhaps this is the time to finally take the plunge into the murky world of "TV".

And Damien's boundaries are further tested when his kitchen is commandeered by Anthony and Mr Mullaney, who are in the midst of planning a property renovation company together.

It was written by Justin Edwards

The producer was Sam Michell

0402The Panel Show20150812

Damien is persuaded to appear on topical TV panel show "I Beg Your Pardon" in order to boost his profile ahead of his street food series. Meanwhile, Anthony and Mr Mullaney's property business has developed to the point at which they can now start buying somewhere to do up. Will Anthony plump for the right property though?

The producer was Sam Michell

0403The Birthday20150819

Damien rents a narrow boat for a weekend cruising around the heart of England with his partner Anthony, his producer friend Marion Duffett, his parents Janet and Dennis, his agent Ian, and his builder Mr Mullaney, during which he hopes to relax but also ease tensions between Mr Mullaney and Anthony who aren't getting on well following an Anthony-induced hiccup in their newly formed property business. But canalling isn't always as easy as it looks...

The producer was Sam Michell

0404The Baby20150826

When their friend Marion Duffett is called away on a family matter, she asks Damien and Anthony to look after her baby. Something which Anthony is infinitely more inclined towards than Damien. Still, it's come at a good time as Damien is angling for a role as an ambassador for a children's charity.

At the same time, Damien's street food series is gathering pace and he is forced to go to a music festival and engage in a cook-off with Ray Jarrow.

The producer was Sam Michell.

0405The Stag20150902

Damien and Anthony celebrate their stag weekend in Dublin when their plans to spend it at the opera are ruined by the weather. Meanwhile, Ian is tasked with looking after Damien's mother who is recovering from laser eye surgery.

The producer was Sam Michell.

0406The Wedding20150909

Damien recounts the events leading up to his marriage to long term partner Anthony, when not everything went exactly according to plan...

Producer was Sam Michell.

0406 LASTThe Wedding20150909

Damien recounts the events leading up to his marriage to long term partner Anthony, when not everything went exactly according to plan...

Producer was Sam Michell