Sketch based show starring 'Victoria Wood', 'Julie Walters' and many others. Included regular items such as "Acorn Antiques" with Julie as Mrs Overall and a regular advice slot from Agony ... See full summary »
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An Audience with Victoria Wood (TV Special 1988)
Documentary | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Victoria Wood giving her observations on life and songs that reflect what it's like to be a in a relationship.

Director: David G. Hillier
Stars: Victoria Wood, Tony Adams, Dave Allen
Victoria Wood (TV Series 1989)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A series of six self-contained comedy playlets written by and starring Victoria Wood

Stars: Victoria Wood, Lill Roughley, Julie Walters
Acorn Antiques (Video 1987)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

We meet the regulars of Acorn Antiques going about their daily lives.

Directors: Marcus Mortimer, Geoff Posner
Stars: Victoria Wood, Celia Imrie, Julie Walters
Dinnerladies (1998–2000)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Comedy about the workers in a factory canteen.

Stars: Victoria Wood, Thelma Barlow, Andrew Dunn
Comedy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Zany antics and sketches by the anarchic camp comic.

Stars: Kenny Everett, Cleo Rocos, Sheila Steafel
Documentary | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The comedienne stars in this festive sketch show, alongside a host of celebrity guests.

Director: John Birkin
Stars: Victoria Wood, Caroline Aherne, Susie Blake
Gimme Gimme Gimme (1999–2001)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A sitcom about two dreamy roommates in London. Gay unemployed actor Tom Farrell, whose career is going nowhere, and Linda La Hughes, who is about as attractive as a centenary nun, yet has ... See full summary »

Stars: Kathy Burke, James Dreyfus, Beth Goddard
Gogglebox (TV Series 2013)
Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Some of Britain's most opinionated and avid TV viewers comment freely on the best and worst television shows of the past week, from the comfort of their sofas.

Stars: Ralf Woerdenweber, Josh Tapper, Alex Michael
Celebrity Juice (TV Series 2008)
Comedy | Game-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A comedy TV show starring the fictional character Keith Lemon.

Stars: Leigh Francis, Fearne Cotton, Holly Willoughby
Little Voice (1998)
Comedy | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A shy reclusive lady is convinced by an invisible entity to sing. Subsequently, she finds herself noticed by a sleazy talent agent and her talent being showcased on-stage. She also meets a kind but nervous man who becomes her best friend.

Director: Mark Herman
Stars: Brenda Blethyn, Jane Horrocks, Michael Caine
Birds of a Feather (1989–2017)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Comedy series following the lives of sisters Tracey and Sharon who are left to fend for themselves after their husbands are arrested for armed robbery.

Stars: Pauline Quirke, Linda Robson, Lesley Joseph
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A spoof of ITV's magazine show This Morning, presented by Sally Cumbernauld (Wood) and Martin Crossthwaite (Preston), with sketches, adverts, an exercise ritual with Polly (Blake, an ... See full summary »

Director: Geoff Posner
Stars: Victoria Wood, Julie Walters, Celia Imrie
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 Continuity Announcer / ... (13 episodes, 1985-1987)
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 Derek / ... (9 episodes, 1985-1987)
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 Trixie (8 episodes, 1985-1986)
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Sketch based show starring 'Victoria Wood', 'Julie Walters' and many others. Included regular items such as "Acorn Antiques" with Julie as Mrs Overall and a regular advice slot from Agony Aunt Kitty (Patricia Routledge). Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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The series was voted by the BBC itself as their favourite ever comedy in 1996. See more »

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Various characters: [as the continuity announcer] I'd like to apologise to viewers in the North. It must be awful for them.
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Featured in Best of British: Victoria Wood (1998) See more »

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Brilliant timeless comedy
22 March 2001 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

This series ran for two series of six episodes each and one special in the mid 80's. Victoria Wood is one of the funniest, brightest and most clever comedians today. Her wit and charm come shining through her writing of sketches, songs and short plays. This series established her as one of the leading comedians in Britain and has gone on to perform sell out tours of her one woman show ever since. Further projects included the film 'Pat and Margaret' and the irresistibly charming sitcom 'dinnerladies'(sic). Helped with the talented aid of Julie Walters, Patricia Routledge and the irrepressible Celia Imrie, 'As Seen on TV' will continually delight fans and bring laughter to all those who watch.


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