Know Your Onions


Jack de Manio (1966)

Nicholas Parsons (1969)


BBC Birmingham for BBC1 Midlands, 1966

BBC2, 1 October to 17 December 1969 (12 episodes in 1 series)


Panel game about food. With a title like that, it wasn't likely to be anything else. The contest was between two teams of two, one team of cookery writers (Zena Skinner, Tony Bilson, Fanny Cradock and Margueritte Patten were among the recurring guests) and one of general celebs (such as Clement Freud, Katie Boyle, Judith Chalmers and Moira Lister). After hosting the first series, Jack de Manio returned as a panellist in the second.

If you can help us to expand this entry, please provide as much information as possible, using the feedback form below.


To correct something on this page or post an addition, please complete this form and press "Send":
If you are asking us a question, please read our contact us page and FAQ first.

Name: E-mail:   
A Labyrinth Games site.
Design by Thomas.
Printable version
Editors: Log in