Lucy Watson to co-host new vegan series showcasing the rise of the global plant-based movement

Author: Molly Pickering

Read Time:   |  14th April 2022

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'Made in Chelsea' star Lucy Watson is set to co-host a brand-new vegan series documenting the rapid growth of the global plant-based movement


A brand-new digital series showcasing the global plant-based movement is launching at the start of May.

The show, titled Eating Plants, will take its viewers around the world to explore the environmental and health benefits of a vegan lifestyle, as well as show the best vegan products and restaurants.

Eating Plants will be hosted by celebrities from around the world introducing their country’s evolving vegan scene.

Viewers will be transported to the US, Germany, Israel, China, Australia, and the UK, which will be hosted by celebrity and vegan activist Lucy Watson.

Moreover, the online series will launch in the UK with an exclusive watch party on May 8th, followed by a Q+A with the filmmakers and Lucy Watson.

Image Source: Eating Plants

Image Source: Eating Plants


Eating Plants: vegan series with Lucy Watson

In episode 4 of Eating Plants, Lucy Watson takes us on a trip across the UK to discover how some of the UK’s oldest traditions are adapting a new plant-based formula.

Throughout the episode, Lucy visits the UK’s most exciting vegan chefs producing high-quality products such as beer, pizza, and fine French pastry.

Additionally, Watson is joined on her travels by Channel 4’s Jasmine Harman and Great British Menu chef Kirk Howarth.

The global hosts of Eating Plants, including Katie Cleary and Martin Dingle Wall, are also joined by some of the most exciting names in veganism today.

Guests include NYC Mayor Eric Adams, legendary US chef Miyoko Schinner, and Earthlings Director, Shaun Monson.

Host of episode 3 of Eating Plants, Nancy Zhou,  enjoying vegan noodles in China. Image source: Eating Plants

Host of episode 3 of Eating Plants, Nancy Zhou, enjoying vegan noodles in China. Image source: Eating Plants


“The filmmakers are determined to sound a wake-up siren”

In a statement, Co-creator of Eating Plants, Kate Clere, shared: “We wanted to offer meat and plant eaters alike tips on flavours, textures, tastes and offer a new range of recipes that will add protein and nutrients to plant-based meals.

“The series aims to help educate people around this delicious new culinary trend.”

Moreover, Co-creator, Mick McIntyre, added: “Many people recognise the need to switch to a more plant-based diet for their health and the planet.”

The award-winning filmmakers’ upcoming series is already receiving raving reviews, with The New York Times claiming: “The filmmakers are determined to sound a wake-up siren.”

You can watch the trailer for Eating Plants here.

Additionally, you can find out more details about the Eating Plants watch party here.

Want to read more on Lucy Watson?
Don’t miss our exclusive interview with the vegan celebrity

Feature image source: Eating Plants

Written by

Molly Pickering

Molly is the Digital Executive and Podcast host at Anthem's Vegan Food & Living, she also works across other titles including Women's Running and Classic Pop to create affiliate content for the website. Starting out as a Digital Marketing Apprentice at Vegan Food & Living in 2021, within 14 months Molly was shortlisted for ‘Best Editorial Assistant’ at the BSME Talent Awards 2022 and won the BCS Special Recognition award for Digital Marketing Apprentice of the Year in 2022

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