Little River Rocket is set to make his TV debut this Christmas on dad Jamie Oliver's Channel 4 cooking show.


Four month old River Rocket Oliver is set to make his TV debut alongside his family in Jamie Oliver’s new Christmas cooking show.

Jamie’s Ultimate Christmas will feature little River alongside parents Jamie and Jools Oliver and their other children Poppy Honey, 14, Daisy Boo, 13, Petal Blossom, 7 and Buddy Bear, 6, as well as grandparents Trevor and Sally and other members of the Oliver clan.

The newest addition to the Oliver family was born in August. Announcing the birth, Jamie shared an adorable photo on his Instagram page in which he praised wife Jools.

And then this just happened guys !! IT'S A BABY BOY !! 😀 Everyone in the Oliver family is very surprised and beyond happy. He arrived safely, mum / @joolsoliver was really really amazing, unbelievably composed, natural birth and my two eldest Girls got to come in at the very end as the baby was born which was amazing to witness very very emotional. 8 lbs ( that's 16 packs of butter for you bakers out there) anyway were all hitting the hay it's been a long day big love… bless a little baby boy Woop Woop !!!! And love to all you mums out there how amazing you are it blows my mind …. Big love jamie o p.s no baby names yet …….😜😎👍🏻😛🙂

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A clip from Jamie’s Ultimate Christmas shows the happy family enjoying Christmas food, playing games and telling jokes.

The new programme features Jamie cooking his ultimate Christmas recipes – the ones he’ll be serving to the family on the big day this year.

The clip shows Jamie pulling perfect roast potatoes out of the oven, and Jamie also shares a recipe for a delicious Boxing Day recipe – turkey risotto.

There are also cocktails to try out and a classic Beef Wellington to keep cooking fans busy over Christmas.

Jamie’s Ultimate Christmas will be shown on Channel 4 on December 19th at 8.00pm.