Actor Stephen Graham will return in his unforgettable role as a volatile chef, in a new five-part BBC drama series based on the multi-award-winning film, Boiling Point.
The hit Netflix movie, which received rave reviews when released in 2021, depicts a highly-charged day in chef Andy's restaurant, with disastrous consequences. The new five-part series, which begins filming next year, will pick up six months from where the original left off.
Expect to see Graham return as Andy, alongside former sous chef Carly (Vinette Robinson) who is now head chef at her own restaurant, and Hannah Walters as Emily. The series will also reunite the film’s co-writer and director Philip Barantini and co-writer James Cummings alongside producers Hester Ruoff and Bart Ruspoli.
"The show delves into the heart of the restaurant and hospitality industry where just about anything can happen between the starter and the main,” said a statement from Ruspoli and Ruoff, executive producers for Ascendant Fox.
Cummings, who will continue to write the series, said: “The response to our film has been incredible and hearing the way it has resonated with people in the hospitality industry has been nothing short of amazing. Restaurants are an intersection of different people from different backgrounds, all dealing with a variety of social issues - and I am so proud to be using our series as a vehicle to tell those stories with a cast of characters that we have already fallen in love with. Food will fly and tears will fall!”
Here's a taster of what's to come for those that haven't yet seen the film:
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