England – The Champion of English Cheese

Episode 1, from Season 4

Will visits influential cheese retailer Neal’s Yard Dairy in London, where cheese champion Randolph Hodgson explains how traditional English farmhouse country cheese was saved from extinction. Then it’s off to the Midlands, to look at some of the surviving cheeses. Will drops in on one of the last producers of farmhouse Cheshire before heading to Wensleydale, made famous by cheese enthusiast Wallace, of Wallace and Gromit. Finally, Will looks at a controversial raw-milk blue cheese called Stichelton and learns why its success may change the way Stilton is made.

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