The Supersizers Eat...: Season 2, Episode 6

Ancient Rome (27 Jul. 2009)
"The Supersizers Go..." Ancient Rome (original title)

TV Episode  -  History
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(awaiting 5 votes)
Reviews: write review

Giles and Sue go further back then ever, finding out what garum - a ubiquitous ingredient in the Roman kitchen in almost anything - actually was. And that some of the typical British dishes are in fact Roman.

Director:

Watch Episode
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

Free at IMDb

Related Items

Search for "Ancient Rome" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Supersizers Eat....
« Previous Episode | 13 of 13 Episodes

Videos

1 video »
Edit

Cast

Episode credited cast:
Giles Coren ...
Himself
...
Herself
Valentina Harris ...
Herself
Roy Marsden ...
Himself - Narrator (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Himself
Edit

Storyline

Senator Giles Coren and vestal virgin Sue Perkins travel back to 44BC-80AD for a journey through the early days of Ancient Rome, as the culinary history series concludes. Accompanied by chef Valentina Harris, the Supersizers reside in a magnificent villa with views of the city and a marbled kitchen. Valentina prepares a range of exotic dishes, including the hugely popular but putrid smelling garum sauce - made from rotten fish innards. The Supersizers also discover the origins of pizza and pasta, while sampling their predecessor, popular snack lagana, on a visit to the Colosseum. After Giles attempts to become a gladiator and Sue takes on the role of Queen Cleopatra, the intrepid duo resolve to conquer the small island of Britannica. Arriving at Dover Beach, the pair sample British oysters while Sue becomes Boudicca and Giles enjoys a freezing cold bath. Pining for their slaves, the pair retreat back to Rome for the final banquet of the series. Joined by actor Kenneth Cranham, ... Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

History

Edit

Details

Release Date:

27 July 2009 (UK)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Recent Posts
A third series? rebkad
New Series!!! africanspirit
buy/watch again? limeatron
Bring it out on DVD campaign jeanettehandfield
Recipes AngiDas
Can anybody help? NickCrawford
Discuss Ancient Rome (2009) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page