An interweaving narrative chronicling the antics of such diverse characters as: a transsexual taxi driver, a family obsessed with hygiene and toads, a fiery reverend, a carnival owner who kidnaps women into marriage, and a xenophobic couple who run a local shop for local people.
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 »
Granada had intended for the show to be a solo vehicle for Victoria Wood, but Wood asked for Julie Walters to receive equal billing, as she felt unable to "go it alone" and have the show focused solely on her. Wood's next show, for the BBC, was a solo project, the hugely acclaimed Victoria Wood: As Seen On TV. See more »