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

dinnerladies

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1998 - 2000
  • 16 episodes (2 series)

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. Stars Victoria Wood, Thelma Barlow, Andrew Dunn, Shobna Gulati, Celia Imrie and more.

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

Key details

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1998 - 2000
Channels
BBC One
Episodes
16 (2 series)
Stars
Victoria Wood, Thelma Barlow, Andrew Dunn, Shobna Gulati, Celia Imrie, Maxine Peake, Duncan Preston, Anne Reid and more
Writer
Victoria Wood
Director
Geoff Posner
Producers
Victoria Wood, Geoff Posner, Phil McIntyre and David Tyler
Companies

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.

Additional details

Production
Studio
Picture
Colour
Soundtrack
Theme music by Victoria Wood, arranged by David Firman. Alternate version with lyrics performed by Victoria Wood.

Website links

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 12th November 1998 at 9:30pm on BBC One
Most recent repeats

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