Mary Berry to lead new BBC cooking show

Dame Mary Berry returns to the BBC with Mary Berry cook and sharea brand new series celebrating what drives his lifelong passion for cooking.

Commissioned from Sidney Street, part of BanijayUK, the new BBC Two and iPlayer series will be guided by the country’s beloved cook as she shows the public how to whip up the perfect recipes to share, whether at large gatherings , with small groups or even something special for two.

Berry will travel to some of his favorite places across the UK to meet others who come together over meals, in family celebrations, to bring communities and generations together, and as the ultimate summer festivals and events.

Berry commented: “Sharing recipes is always a total joy for me and this series is the ultimate guide whether you’re cooking for a crowd or just for two. I love visiting spectacular parts of the country at extraordinary events, from gatherings and beautiful locations for this new series. I’ve always believed there’s no better way to spend time with family and friends than eating fresh, home-cooked food – and now more than ever , that seems so important to me.

Sidney Street Co-Executive Producer and Managing Director Karen Ross added, “We are thrilled to film Mary doing what she does best! Inspiring the country to cook from scratch, sharing both her delicious recipes and her incredible knowledge. This delicious series will appeal to anyone looking to get into the kitchen, from the most experienced to a whole new generation of home cooks.

Ricky Cooper, Editor, Popular Factual and Factual Entertainment for the BBC, said: “Mary has spent her life sharing her knowledge, her passion and of course her recipes with audiences across the UK and beyond. We are therefore delighted that she is returning to the BBC to share her love of cooking – and the impact it has on our lives and our communities – in what promises to be a truly spectacular series.

Across six episodes, Berry will inspire and delight with her sharing recipes.