Victoria Wood (1989– )

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

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Victoria Wood ...
 Victoria (6 episodes, 1989)
Lill Roughley ...
 Barbara Appleby / ... (4 episodes, 1989)
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 Joy-Ann / ... (3 episodes, 1989)
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 Carol / ... (3 episodes, 1989)
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A series of six self-contained comedy playlets written by and starring Victoria Wood

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"I don't want my buttocks lifted. I'm quite happy with them bobbling along where they are, thankyou."
4 August 2001 | by See all my reviews

A short-lived but very amusing series of plays from Victoria Wood. Actually

  • it's a shame that there never was another series because I absolutely


loved them.

Each one features Victoria Wood as herself, finding herself into a different hilarious predicament.

Many of Victoria's other regular co-stars popped up in this series as well. Including Julie Walters, Celia Imrie, Susie Blake, and other famous faces included Una Stubbs, and Jane Horrocks.


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