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Life-changing Food

From prisons to research chefs, Sheila Dillon and chef Romy Gill hear how food is used around the country to transform lives.

From prisons to research chefs, Sheila Dillon and chef Romy Gill hear how food is used around the country to transform lives.

As judges on the 2018 BBC Food & Farming Awards, Romy Gill and writer Kathleen Kerridge visited three finalists in the UK - Helen Boyce who cooks with inmates at Hydebank Wood College and Women's Prison in Belfast, the Welcome Kitchen and Cinema in London where Rose Dakuo cooks for refugees, asylum seekers and the general public and Sam Storey, a research chef in Newcastle working with head and neck cancer survivors who have been left with altered eating difficulties.

Presented by Sheila Dillon and produced in Bristol by Caitlin Hobbs.

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30 minutes

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Helen Boyce works at Hydebank Wood College and Women's Prison...

...Rose Dakuo cooks at the Welcome Cinema and Kitchen...

...And Sam Storey works with Altered Eating  .

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Role Contributor
Presenter Sheila Dillon
Interviewed Guest Romy Gill
Interviewed Guest Kathleen Kerridge
Interviewed Guest Helen Boyce
Interviewed Guest Rose Dakuo
Interviewed Guest Sam Storey
Producer Caitlin Hobbs

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