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Cast overview, first billed only:
Susie Blake ...
Duncan Preston ...
Kenny Ireland ...
Rosie Collins ...
Peter Ellis ...
Jerez Martinez
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Roberts - Scriptwriter
Bryan Burdon ...
Undetermined Role
Graham Callan ...
Undetermined Role
Crew Member
Paul Heiney ...
Himself - Reporter
Albert Welch ...


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

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18 December 1987 (UK)  »

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Victoria Woods' Acorn Antiques Omibus Edition  »

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Apart From Miss Babs & Mrs Overall the only other two people to appear in every episode were the extras, the antiques shop customers played by Albert Welch and Michaela Welch. See more »


Mrs Overall: Sometimes I think that being widowed is God's way of telling you to come off the pill.
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Crazy Credits

Towards the end of one episode there is a spoof credit for an "Antiques Adviser Rosamund Crull"! See more »


Featured in Comedy Superstars 2010 (2010) See more »

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Oh I am pleased
27 July 2016 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Victoria Wood was a fab stand-up comedian, a natural writer and actor. However no matter how good 'Eric and Ernie' or 'Housewife 49' were the thing that she was best remembered for was 'Acorn Antiques'.

It's taken on a life of its own really, and has captured the love of the British public, who remember when soaps such as Crossroads were full of such ludicrous plots and shoddy camera work.

I like it best in small doses. The DVD they released of only 'Acorn Antiques' seemed a bit too much of a good thing, and the novelty wore off, but packaged in with the rest of Victoria Wood's 'As seen on TV' programme like it was originally I found myself enjoying it more.

It's well worth a watch.

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