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Series cast summary:
Victoria Wood ...  Herself / ... 13 episodes, 1985-1987
Julie Walters ...  Mrs Overall / ... 13 episodes, 1985-1987
Celia Imrie ...  Miss Babs / ... 13 episodes, 1985-1987
Duncan Preston Duncan Preston ...  Mr Clifford / ... 13 episodes, 1985-1987
Susie Blake Susie Blake ...  Continuity Announcer / ... 13 episodes, 1985-1987
Kenny Ireland Kenny Ireland ...  Derek / ... 9 episodes, 1985-1987
Rosie Collins Rosie Collins ...  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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11 January 1985 (UK) See more »

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England, UK

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(13 episodes)

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Stereo

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Black and White (some footage)| Color
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As well as writing and starring in the show, Victoria Wood also wrote the Radio Times listing, which was always completely irrelevant to the particular episode. 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 The South Bank Show: Victoria Wood (2007) See more »

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Victoria Wood, and we're glad that she did
5 December 2006 | by davidfellowesSee all my reviews

I haven't actually seen this movie, although my faith is such that I do not feel that I need to in order to recommend it. I have, however, seen Victoria Wood Live. Dinnerladies (Victoria Wood not so live) is the definitive comedy programme, and this generation can relax knowing that, despite Norman Foster, we have left something of value behind us. But Victoria Wood Live has a closing aerobic routine that makes being born a small price to pay for being in her audience (for both parties). We are not worthy.

(Embarrassed silence: The sponsors have warned me that concision in these comments is not rewarded, and a minimum of ten lines of text is required. Pithy.)


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