The Hairy Bikers' Asian Adventure

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The Hairy Bikers' Asian Adventure
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GenreCookery, travel
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original language(s)English
No. of series1
No. of episodes6
Production
Running time60 minutes
Release
Original networkBBC Two
Original release13 February (2014-02-13) – 20 March 2014 (2014-03-20)
External links
Website

The Hairy Bikers' Asian Adventure is a British cookery and travel show presented by The Hairy Bikers, Dave Myers and Simon King.[1] It follows them travelling around Asia trying the local cuisine, meeting local people and cooking some native dishes themselves. The series began airing on 13 February 2014 on BBC Two.

Episodes[edit]

Episode Original airdate Location in Asia Viewing figures (millions) BBC Two weekly rank
1 13 February 2014 Hong Kong 2.55 10
2 20 February 2014 Bangkok 2.73 8
3 27 February 2014 Thailand 2.24 7
4 6 March 2014 Tokyo 2.40 7
5 13 March 2014 Mount Fuji, Kyoto, Kobe 2.44 6
6 20 March 2014 South Korea 2.32 8

Reception[edit]

The first episode saw positive UK overnight ratings of 2.33m (10.1% share)[2] beating Channel 4 and Channel 5 in the same slot. Slightly negative comments were made by The Independent, saying 'Si and Dave's antics prove hard to stomach'.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Series 1, The Hairy Bikers' Asian Adventure - BBC Two". BBC.
  2. ^ "Inspector George Gently rises to 5.5m". 14 February 2014.
  3. ^ "Hairy Bikers' Asian Adventure, TV review: Their Hong Kong hosts are". 13 February 2014.

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