When does Jamie and Jimmy’s Friday Night Feast start on Channel 4 tonight and who’ll appear alongside Romesh Ranganathan?

JAMIE Oliver and Jimmy Doherty are back for the sixth series of their popular cooking show. Tonight will feature former Olympian Jessica Ennis-Hill cooking up a seafood feast.

Here’s everything you need to know about Jamie and Jimmy’s Friday Night Feast and when to catch it on TV…

(L-R) Jimmy Doherty, Jodie Whittaker and Jamie Oliver
(L-R) Jimmy Doherty, Jodie Whittaker and Jamie Oliver
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When does Jamie and Jimmy’s Friday Night Feast start on Channel 4?

Jamie and Jimmy’s Friday Night Feast returned for another series on Friday December 7 at 8pm on Channel 4 and continues TONIGHT.

It features chef Jamie Oliver and his friend Jimmy Doherty cooking meals in their end-of-the-pier café in Southend.

The series is comprised of 12 hour long episodes.

You can catch up on any that you miss online with All 4.

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Romesh Ranganathan is treated to a vegan lasagne on the show[/caption]

Which stars will appear on the show with Jodie Whittaker?

The show kicked off with an appearance from Doctor Who star Jodie Whittaker, making a Thai beef massaman curry and roast pork.

Actor Martin Freeman featured in the second episode as Jamie and Jimmy helped him to overcome his fear of cooking for large groups of people.

As many people try out Veganuary this month, last weeks show had a vegan theme.

Vegan comic Romesh Ranganathan joined Jamie and Jimmy and the hosts even visited the first vegan football stadium.

Jamie made a vegan lasagne for the comedian who admitted he was missing the cheesy Italian dish since going vegan.

Tonight’s epsiode sees the star of the 2012 Olympics Jessica Ennis-Hill cooking seafood for diners in a Southend cafe.

Meanwhile, Jamie cooks a Katsu curry and Jimmy creates a chocolate fountain for his brother’s wedding.

Other guest stars confirmed for the series are Sir Patrick Stewart, Jessica Chastain, Harry Hill, Danny DeVito, Stephen Fry, Russell Howard, Davina McCall and Stephen Mangan.

(L-R) Jamie Oliver, Jodie Whittaker and Jimmy Doherty
(L-R) Jamie Oliver, Jodie Whittaker and Jimmy Doherty
Channel 4


Who are Jamie Oliver and Jimmy Doherty?

Jamie Oliver, 43, is a chef and restaurateur from Essex.

He’s known for his campaigns to introduce healthy eating in school canteens and tackle childhood obesity.

He has previously appeared on many of his own TV shows including 15 Minute Meals and Great Italian Escape.

Jimmy Doherty, 43 is a pig farmer and Jamie Oliver’s best friend – he’s previously hosted Food Unwrapped.

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