the Griersons are the biggest event in the UK documentary calendar

The Channel 4 90 minute special, that followed the adventures of Heston Blumenthal as he worked alongside pioneering British Astronaut Tim Peake to create brand new food for his trip to the International Space Station, has been shortlisted for the prestigious documentary award.


Established in 1972, the Griersons are the biggest event in the UK documentary calendar. The awards recognise and celebrate documentaries from Britain and abroad that have made a significant contribution to the genre and that demonstrate quality, integrity, creativity, originality and overall excellence.