The best way to consume this, I think, is to have it on in the background & dip in and out periodically – otherwise you’d lose your mind. Notionally interesting due to the regional heats/finals nature of the contest, the show promises that everyone’s in with an even chance. But some groups are clearly in a different class. From the 2022 season I doubt there was a viewer who walked away from the programme without knowing that Spencer Metzger is quite the force to keep an eye out for restaurant-wise.  At least it was nice to see a different type of class-divide in Britain for a change.

Great British Menu 2022