Will Self: The British Vomitorium

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"Are you full yet? Stuffed? Fit to burst?" asks Will Self as he appeals to the post-Christmas glutton to consider a major lifestyle change in the year ahead.

"What I think we should all do", he says, "is throw up our very obsession with food itself, and enter the New Year purged".

He takes us on a tour of foodie history, and explores how we've gone from being a culinary backwater to "the most food-obsessed nation in Europe - if not the world".

Producer: Adele Armstrong.

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Sun 30 Dec 2012 08:50

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