dinnerladies. Image shows from L to R: Jean (Anne Reid), Stan (Duncan Preston), Brenda (Victoria Wood), Twinkle (Maxine Peake), Dolly (Thelma Barlow), Tony (Andrew Dunn), Anita (Shobna Gulati). Copyright: Good Fun / Pozzitive Productions.

dinnerladies

BBC One sitcom about a staff canteen. 16 episodes (2 series), 1998 - 2000. Stars Victoria Wood, Thelma Barlow, Andrew Dunn, Shobna Gulati and others.

Series 1, Episode 2 is repeated on Drama tomorrow at 5:25pm.

dinnerladies. Brenda (Victoria Wood). Copyright: Good Fun / Pozzitive Productions.

dinnerladies

The day-to-day work lives of the kitchen staff in a factory canteen. The staff are managed by Tony who is in love with dinnerlady Bren

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1998 - 2000
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
16   (2 series)
Starring
Victoria Wood, Thelma Barlow, Andrew Dunn, Shobna Gulati, Celia Imrie, Maxine Peake, Duncan Preston, Anne Reid and others
Writer
Victoria Wood
Director
Geoff Posner
Producers
Victoria Wood and Geoff Posner

Victoria Wood's sitcom dinnerladies follows the daily goings-on in a factory canteen, staffed by a bunch of loveable misfits whose sometimes soap-like private lives often end up coming to work with them.

Production Details

Production companies
Soundtrack
Theme music by Victoria Wood, arranged by David Firman. Alternate version with lyrics performed by Victoria Wood.
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 12th November 1998 on BBC One at 9:30pm
Last new broadcast
Thursday 27th January 2000 on BBC One at 9:30pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Upcoming repeats
  1. Series 1 Episode 2: Tomorrow at 5:25pm on Drama
  2. Series 1 Episode 3: Tuesday at 5:20pm on Drama
  3. Series 1 Episode 4: Wednesday at 5:20pm on Drama
  4. Series 1 Episode 5: Thursday at 5:20pm on Drama
  5. Series 1 Episode 6: Friday at 5:20pm on Drama
  6. Series 2 Episode 8: Friday at 11pm on Yesterday
  7. Series 2 Episode 9: Friday at 11:40pm on Yesterday
  8. Series 2 Episode 10: Saturday at 12:20am on Yesterday
  9. Series 2 Episode 8: Saturday at 8pm on Yesterday
  10. Series 2 Episode 9: Saturday at 8:40pm on YesterdayShow all repeats
  11. Series 2 Episode 10: Saturday at 9:20pm on Yesterday
  12. Series 2 Episode 1: Monday 25th October at 5:20pm on Drama
  13. Series 2 Episode 2: Tuesday 26th October at 5:20pm on Drama
  14. Series 2 Episode 3: Wednesday 27th October at 5:20pm on Drama
  15. Series 2 Episode 4: Thursday 28th October at 5:20pm on Drama
  16. Series 2 Episode 5: Friday 29th October at 5:20pm on Drama

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