‘Delicious’ is a British drama series written by Dan Sefton and directed by Clare Kilner and John Hardwick. Based in Cornwall, England, the show revolves around chef Leo, who is a successful entrepreneur and hotel owner. Leo is known far and wide for the delicious food served at his hotel, and seems to be leading a happy life with his beautiful wife, Sam. However, things turn topsy turvy after Leo’s secret affair with his ex-wife, Gina, comes to light.
Season 1 of ‘Delicious, which consisted of four episodes, first made its way to viewers screens in December 2016, and went on to become Sky 1’s most-watched original drama in 2016, with an average viewership of 1.87 million. Since then, the show has seen two more seasons air, and now Now, viewers are curious as to whether Leo, Sam, Gina and co will be back for another season of lip-smacking drama.
Delicious Cast: Who’s in it?
In the show, Iain Glen of Game of Thrones fame plays the role of Leo Vincent, while Emilia Fox plays the role of his beautiful, young wife, Sam. Meanwhile, Dawn French plays the role of his ex-wife Gina Benelli, and Tanya Reynolds plays the role of Teresa Benelli – Leo and Gina’s daughter. In addition Ruari O’Connor plays the role of Leo and Sam’s son, Michael Vincent.
Other important characters who surface as the show progresses include Risteard Cooper as James Harley, Aaron Anthony as Adam Hasketh, and Vincent Regan as Mason Elliot. If the show indeed makes a return for a fourth season, we expect all the aforementioned cast members to make a comeback and reprise their roles.
Delicious Plot: What is it about?
As mentioned earlier, ‘Delicious’ revolves around celebrity chef Leo and his famous eatery, the Penrose Hotel. Known across Cornwall for his unique delicacies, the secret ingredient for Leo’s outstanding culinary success is his collection of recipes, which are kept hidden from the outside world.
However, in the show, we come to know that Leo owes much of his culinary success to Gina. Yet, even after he leaves Gina for the glamorous and striking Sam, his business continues to thrive. Leo has a son with Sam, and seems to be a settled family man leading a happy life, when disaster strikes.