Comfort Eating with Grace Dent

Comfort Eating with Grace Dent

By The Guardian

Hosted by award-winning restaurant critic Grace Dent, Comfort Eating invites famous guests to lift the lid on the comfort foods that have seen them through their lives. Listen to Nish Kumar, Mae Martin, Rafe Spall and more, for an entertaining, warm and uplifting celebration of friendship, family and food. Supported by Ocado

Episodes

S1 E8: Candice Carty-Williams, author

Grace’s guest on Comfort Eating this week is the award-winning author Candice Carty-Williams, who talks about some of the most important moments in her life – and the comfort food that has seen her through them. They discuss star signs, being the ‘naughty’ kid at school and how a fridge full of someone else’s food helped Candice write the first draft of her debut novel, Queenie
03/08/2136m 14s

S1 E7: Lawrence Chaney, Ru Paul’s Drag Race winner

Grace’s guest on Comfort Eating this week is drag superstar Lawrence Chaney. He joins Grace over video and presents her with her favourite snack of the series so far. They bond over a mutual love of Joan Rivers, the fun and fast food late-night Glasgow has to offer, and discuss what winning a show like Drag Race means to someone who’s experienced bullying all their life
27/07/2141m 23s

S1 E6: Siobhán McSweeney, actor

This week, Grace Dent sits down with the star of Derry Girls, the actor and TV presenter Siobhán McSweeney, who reminisces about the golden years of Cork’s rave scene, onstage laughing fits and what happened after her life literally burned to the ground. And, as always, she reveals the comfort foods that saw her through each of these moments
20/07/2138m 31s

S1 E5: Scarlett Moffatt, TV presenter

This week on Comfort Eating, Grace Dent is joined by Scarlett Moffatt, who tells Grace about some of the most important moments in her life – and the comfort food that has seen her through them. She talks to Grace about being a ‘peculiar’ child in County Durham, navigating accidental celebrity and the loneliness of London. Grace gives her ‘most judge-y face’ of the series so far in response to Scarlett’s unusual comfort concoction
13/07/2143m 25s

S1 E4: Mae Martin, actor and comedian – podcast

In episode four of Comfort Eating with Grace Dent, Mae Martin tells Grace about some of the most important moments in their life – and the comfort food that has seen them through them. Mae tells Grace about the childhood joy of a freshly made souvlaki, the role cooking played in their recovery from drug addiction, and their Netflix series Feel Good
06/07/2132m 13s

S1 E3: Rafe Spall, actor

In episode three of Comfort Eating with Grace Dent, Rafe Spall tells Grace about some of the most important moments in his life – and the comfort food that has seen him through them. He and Grace drink martinis and talk about their Indian takeaway order, the bizarre memories he has of school lunches, and the pressures he feels as a male actor to maintain a certain body shape Comfort Eating with Grace Dent is released weekly on Tuesdays
29/06/2139m 31s

S1 E2: Nish Kumar, comedian

In this episode of Comfort Eating with Grace Dent, comedian Nish Kumar tells Grace about some of the most important moments in his life - and the comfort food that has seen him through them. They lament the ‘golden years’ of Pizza Hut, discuss the ‘spicy’ period during his twenties, and Nish tells Grace how it feels to be pelted with a bread roll for his views on Brexit Comfort Eating with Grace Dent will be released weekly on Tuesdays How to listen to podcasts: everything you need to know
22/06/2138m 53s

S1 E1: Russell T Davies, screenwriter

In this first episode of Comfort Eating with Grace Dent, award-winning Doctor Who and It’s A Sin screenwriter Russell T Davies tells Grace about some of the most important moments in his life - and the comfort food that has seen him through them. The pair discuss love at first sight, recent loss, and how Woolworth’s pork and egg pie is a metaphor for life itself Comfort Eating with Grace Dent will be released weekly on Tuesdays
15/06/2139m 46s

Coming soon: a new podcast where celebrities reveal what they really eat …

Get ready for Comfort Eating with the Guardian’s food critic Grace Dent, where she sits down with celebrity guests and asks them to lift the lid on their favourite comfort foods. Join her for warm, funny and often poignant conversations about the snacks they turn to in good times and bad. It turns out you can tell a lot about a person from what they eat behind closed doors The first episode of Comfort Eating with Grace Dent launches on Tuesday 15 June
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