Tricks of the Restaurant Trade
3 Series, 12 Episodes
Tim and Simon learn about what the Victorians did for modern medicine, and Simon cooks pumpkin pork pâté and a chicken fried steak sandwich. Tom Grennan performs live in the studio.
Tim and Simon learn about the surprising connection between venomous creatures and human health. Guest chef Sabrina Ghayour cooks a lamb kofta roll, and Clean Bandit perform live.
Tim and Simon get creative with fore-edge painter Martin Frost. Simon cooks Burmese fish curry, and master baker Paul Hollywood makes baklava spirals. First Aid Kit perform It's a Shame live.
Tim and Simon are joined by Julian Harrison who conjures up a brief history of magic. Adria Wu shows some healthy and delicious ways to save your pumpkins from the bin, and Charlie Puth performs live.
Tim and Simon are joined by Angela Scanlon and one of her metal colleagues from Robot Wars. There's no smoke without fish as Billingsgate's CJ Jackson returns, and Anne-Marie performs live.
Psychologist Dr Julia Shaw talks to Tim and Simon about false memories, Simon cooks sticky pork bao buns, and a chocolate and pistachio semifreddo. Jessie Ware performs Alone live in the studio.
Tim and Simon dust off their ballet pumps for Ed Watson from the Royal Ballet. Simon cooks a smoky chilli, Spencer Hyman tastes some award-winning chocolate, and Walk The Moon perform live.
The Povey Brothers are in the studio to talk about Educating Greater Manchester. There's some Chinese desserts, and Simon cooks chilli prawns on toast, while Phoenix perform live.
Tim and Simon are joined by physicists Brian Cox and Jeff Forshaw who try and answer some very big questions about the universe. Simon cooks crispy pea risotto balls, plus Mabel performs live.
En garde! Tim and Simon learn the art of fencing with expert Julianna Révész, Morgan McGlynn is back with some cheesy autumnal treats, Simon cooks steak and stilton pie, plus Nick Mulvey performs live
Chic percussionist Ralph Rolle gives Simon and guest host Johnny Vegas a drumming masterclass. Geneticist Adam Rutherford talks artificial intelligence and Charli XCX performs new single Boys
Tim and Simon investigate the Mile End murder mystery with author Sinclair McKay, and violin maker Andreas Hudelmayer shares some of his secrets. Simon cooks nasu dengaku, and Ella Eyre performs live.
Tim and Simon get intergalactic with scientist Marcus Chown who reveals some amazing discoveries from Saturn. Foodie Olia Hercules has an appetite for Azerbaijani food, and The Amazons perform live.
Legendary bat expert Jenny Clark is back talking to Tim and Simon about our furry flying friends. Guest chef Zoe Adjonyoh cooks up some Ghanaian goodness, and there's music from Lucy Rose.
Tim and Simon learn about the amazing world of whales with expert Richard Sabin. Guest chef Ross Shonhan cooks Thai green ramen, and Simon bakes blueberry coconut muffins. The Script perform live.
Tim and Simon learn the art of caning with furniture designer Rachael South. Guest chef Norris Panton cooks seafood and squash creole. Simon makes a garlic and herb shrimp, and Rat Boy performs live.
The Blowfish is back with some tropical marine wildlife. Simon whips up okonomiyaki, and guest chef Jack Stein cooks langoustines with Cornish pastis. Plus, there's music from Louis Berry.
Tim and Simon explore the art of football shirts with cultural historian Neal Heard, guest chef Nieves Barragán Mohacho cooks beetroot salad with ajo blanco, plus Slaves perform The Hunter
Tim and Joe learn to speak emoji with linguistics expert Vyv Evans and make arrows with fletcher John Potter. Tim Maddams does crazy things with courgettes, plus live music from Raye.
There's some classic Portuguese dishes with Rebecca Seal. Simon makes a chocolate and marmalade cake, while guest chef Tommy Banks cooks baked scallops. Plus, Cold War Kids perform live.
Tim and Simon are joined by arachnologist Ray Hales and some of his eight-legged friends. Simon cooks smoked duck and spiced cucumber salad, plus there's music from The Vamps.
Tim and Simon learn some skills from freediver Ian Donald. Rebecca Seal's back with an array of alternative oils. Simon cooks the ultimate fish finger sandwich, plus music from Clean Cut Kid.
Tim and Simon learn all about the art of Mexican wrestling with British champion Nina Samuels, guest chef Ping Coombes cooks Malaysian-Indian mutton curry, and there's music from Oh Wonder
Journalist Will Storr talks about selfies and the illusion of the perfect self. Guest chef Omar Allibhoy brings a taste of Spain with cod and salsa verde, plus music from British Sea Power.
The Plant Messiah, Carlos Magdalena shares his knowledge about the world's rarest plants, there's some tasty Madagascan food, and Simon cooks upside down strawberry cake. Plus, music from JP Cooper.
Joe Lycett and Tim learn how to make great first impressions from psychologist Alexander Todorov. Grace Dent showcases her best bits of London Food Month, and there's music from Declan McKenna.
Psychologist Richard Reid gives Simon and Tim a charisma masterclass. Japanese rice balls and vegan burgers are featured, and Ernest Reid celebrates the tomato with Bloody Marys. Plus, music from AJR.
Guest chef Dan Doherty cooks a duck merguez wrap, Simon cooks a summer chicken salad, and Professor Ben Ambridge finds out if Tim and Simon are smarter than chimpanzees. Plus, music from Tinashe.
Armourer Terry English gives an insight into his ancient craft. Simon cooks a strawberry, rhubarb and ginger tart, Samantha Faiers is guest chef, and there's live music from Will Heard.
Puppet designer Max Humphries shares his skills, while Simon cooks coconut chicken skewers with tomato chuney dip, and there's Ghanaian food and live music from The Kooks
Tim and Simon are joined by comedian Richard Herring, presenter Susanna Reid and musician Tinie Tempah. Guest chef Michael Caines cooks Moroccan-inspired salmon, and there's music from Texas.
Tim Lovejoy and Simon Rimmer host the chat and cooking show, with guests Megan Mullally, Lee Ingleby, Danny Mac, Tom Davis and Karen Elson
Tim and Simon chat to Freida Pinto and Babou Ceesay, discover the food of Passover, and cook up Simon's spicy bean cakes. Plus, Emeli Sandé performs live in the studio.
The American Dream is explored through the past six decades of art. Simon makes cauliflower sformato and guest chef Jeremy Pang cooks sichuan chicken. Plus, James Blunt performs live.
Guest chef Lisa Faulkner cooks coconut polenta cake, there's talking all things Gravity with Marcus Chown, while Simon demonstrates how to produce the perfect bread samosas
There's a look at the origins of calligraphy. Simon makes calamari with romesco sauce, while guest chef Clodagh McKenna makes colcannon soup. Plus a live performance by Noah Cyrus featuring Labrinth.
Delving into the world of alien existence. Simon cooks black dhal with monkfish and guest chef Bob Mortimer makes venison with cabbage, chestnuts and prunes. Plus, Louisa Johnson performs live.
Looking into the world of Crufts. Simon makes pork and cabbage gyoza and guest chef Peter Gordon makes salmon ceviche with som tam salad. Plus, You Me at Six performs live.
There's some decadent pancakes for Shrove Tuesday. Simon cooks Manhattan clam chowder, while guest chef Valentine Warner makes chocolate chip cake batter dip. Plus, James Arthur performs live.
With some prima doners from the British Kebab Awards. Simon cooks a Burmese fish curry and guest chef Marianne Lumb makes artichoke, parmesan and truffle salad. Plus, Milky Chance performs live.