Restaurant critic Giles Coren and comedian Sue Perkins supersize their way through the cuisine of six different eras in Britain's history.

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Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2008-05-20

The Supersizers Go... - Sue Perkins - Netflix

Susan Elizabeth Perkins (born 22 September 1969) is an English comedian, broadcaster, actress and writer, born in East Dulwich, south London. Originally coming to prominence through her comedy partnership with Mel Giedroyc in Mel and Sue, she has since become best known as a radio broadcaster and television presenter, notably of The Great British Bake Off (2010–2016) and Insert Name Here (2016–present). Perkins was ranked sixth in The Independent on Sunday's 2014 Rainbow List.

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Perkins was born on 22 September 1969 in south London, where she grew up in Croydon with her two younger siblings and parents. Her father worked for a local car dealer and her mother was employed as a secretary. She was educated at Croham Hurst School, a nearby independent school for girls in South Croydon, Greater London, at the same time as television presenter Susanna Reid. She later studied English at New Hall (now Murray Edwards College) at the University of Cambridge, graduating in 1991. While at Cambridge, she was a member of the Footlights, where she met Mel Giedroyc. She was Footlights president during the academic year 1990–91.

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