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.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 3 - Scandal

Bren's mother, Petula, turns up with a new boyfriend, Clint, who's young enough to be BREN'S son. His mother isn't best pleased, and chains herself to the factory gates in protest.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 26th November 1998
Time
9:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 13th July 2011 5:20pm Gold
Wednesday 13th July 2011 8:40pm Gold
Wednesday 5th October 2011 2:00pm Gold
Wednesday 5th October 2011 9:20pm Gold
Wednesday 4th January 2012 7:20pm Gold
Thursday 5th January 2012 3:20pm Gold
Monday 23rd April 2012 1:50pm Gold
Monday 23rd April 2012 7:40pm Gold
Friday 8th June 2012 2:20pm Gold
Friday 8th June 2012 8:20pm Gold
Saturday 9th June 2012 9:40am Gold
Monday 13th August 2012 12:20pm Gold
Monday 13th August 2012 7:00pm Gold
Friday 12th October 2012 9:40am Gold
Friday 12th October 2012 3:40pm Gold
Wednesday 5th December 2012 9:00am Gold
Wednesday 5th December 2012 2:20pm Gold
Monday 11th February 2013 7:40pm Gold
Tuesday 12th February 2013 12:20am Gold
Friday 19th April 2013 2:20pm Gold
Tuesday 18th June 2013 3:55pm Gold
Wednesday 19th June 2013 10:30am Gold
Friday 9th August 2013 7:15pm Gold
Saturday 10th August 2013 7:00am Gold
Monday 9th September 2013 7:40pm Gold
Sunday 24th November 2013 3:20pm Yesterday
Wednesday 12th February 2014 12:30pm Gold
Wednesday 12th February 2014 8:20pm Gold
Sunday 11th May 2014 12:30pm Gold
Sunday 11th May 2014 8:20pm Gold
Sunday 18th May 2014 12:30pm Gold
Sunday 18th May 2014 8:20pm Gold
Thursday 26th June 2014 7:40am Gold
Thursday 26th June 2014 9:00pm Gold
Friday 1st August 2014 12:20pm Gold
Wednesday 17th September 2014 8:40pm Gold
Thursday 18th September 2014 12:40am Gold
Friday 19th September 2014 10:20pm Yesterday
Saturday 20th September 2014 8:20pm Yesterday
Saturday 21st February 2015 4:40pm Gold
Sunday 22nd February 2015 12:40pm Gold
Tuesday 12th May 2015 6:20pm Gold
Wednesday 13th May 2015 12:40pm Gold
Thursday 16th July 2015 7:40pm Gold
Friday 17th July 2015 10:20am Gold
Friday 11th December 2015 11:35am Gold
Wednesday 16th March 2016 12:00pm Gold
Wednesday 16th March 2016 6:40pm Gold
Saturday 23rd April 2016 7:00pm Gold
Monday 27th June 2016 1:05pm Gold
Monday 27th June 2016 8:20pm Gold
Thursday 15th September 2016 7:35am Gold
Thursday 15th September 2016 2:40pm Gold
Friday 20th January 2017 10:00am Gold
Tuesday 2nd May 2017 3:40pm Yesterday
Wednesday 17th May 2017 9:20am Gold
Wednesday 17th May 2017 2:40pm Gold
Tuesday 6th February 2018 8:00pm Gold
Wednesday 7th February 2018 2:00pm Gold
Tuesday 13th March 2018 8:00pm Gold
Wednesday 14th March 2018 12:40pm Gold
Wednesday 14th March 2018 9:00pm Gold
Tuesday 27th March 2018 8:00pm Gold
Wednesday 28th March 2018 12:40pm Gold
Saturday 31st March 2018 4:30pm Gold
Thursday 19th April 2018 12:20am Yesterday
Thursday 19th April 2018 10:20pm Yesterday
Monday 28th May 2018 9:15am Gold
Monday 28th May 2018 5:40pm Gold
Saturday 16th June 2018 4:50pm Gold
Sunday 17th June 2018 1:50pm Gold
Tuesday 2nd October 2018 1:20pm Gold
Tuesday 2nd October 2018 6:00pm Gold
Friday 11th January 2019 8:00pm Gold
Saturday 12th January 2019 12:00pm Gold
Thursday 31st January 2019 12:20am Yesterday
Thursday 31st January 2019 10:20pm Yesterday
Wednesday 3rd April 2019 2:00pm Gold
Wednesday 3rd April 2019 6:40pm Gold
Sunday 21st April 2019 3:20pm Gold
Sunday 21st April 2019 8:20pm Gold
Tuesday 18th June 2019 12:20am Yesterday
Tuesday 18th June 2019 10:20pm Yesterday
Wednesday 17th July 2019 1:40pm Gold
Wednesday 17th July 2019 9:00pm Gold
Saturday 21st September 2019 12:25pm Gold
Sunday 22nd September 2019 9:55am Gold
Wednesday 8th January 2020 2:20pm Gold
Wednesday 8th January 2020 6:20pm Gold
Wednesday 5th February 2020 9:40pm Gold
Thursday 6th February 2020 2:15pm Gold
Sunday 3rd May 2020 11:20pm Yesterday
Monday 4th May 2020 10:20pm Yesterday
Wednesday 3rd June 2020 9:00pm Gold
Thursday 4th June 2020 3:00pm Gold
Thursday 4th June 2020 7:00pm Gold
Wednesday 5th August 2020 7:30am Gold
Wednesday 5th August 2020 12:40pm Gold
Sunday 30th August 2020 6:20pm Drama
Tuesday 9th February 2021 9:00pm Gold
Wednesday 10th February 2021 12:35am Gold
Wednesday 10th February 2021 12:20pm Gold
Saturday 20th February 2021 10:35pm BBC2
Wednesday 3rd March 2021 11:00am Gold
Wednesday 3rd March 2021 2:20pm Gold
Monday 22nd March 2021 10:00pm BBC2 Wales
Wednesday 31st March 2021 11:00am Gold
Wednesday 31st March 2021 2:20pm Gold
Sunday 4th April 2021 11:45am Gold
Wednesday 21st April 2021 12:20am Yesterday
Wednesday 21st April 2021 10:20pm Yesterday
Tuesday 13th July 2021 8:00pm Gold
Wednesday 14th July 2021 2:00pm Gold
Sunday 18th July 2021 6:50pm Gold
Thursday 22nd July 2021 8:40pm Gold
Friday 23rd July 2021 2:40pm Gold
Saturday 18th September 2021 9:20pm Yesterday
Tuesday 19th October 2021 5:20pm Drama
Tuesday 23rd November 2021 9:00pm BBC4
Friday 18th February 2022 8:00pm Gold
Saturday 19th February 2022 10:00am Gold
Sunday 6th March 2022 2:35pm Gold
Thursday 10th March 2022 8:30am Gold
Monday 20th June 2022 6:00pm Gold
Tuesday 12th July 2022 7:40am Gold
Tuesday 12th July 2022 8:00pm Gold
Wednesday 13th July 2022 1:05am Gold
Wednesday 26th October 2022 10:40pm BBC4
Tuesday 8th November 2022 8:10am Gold
Tuesday 8th November 2022 12:00pm Gold
Tuesday 10th January 2023 8:00pm Gold
Friday 20th January 2023 8:40pm Gold
Saturday 4th March 2023 10:50am Gold
Sunday 5th March 2023 9:25am Gold
Sunday 30th April 2023 2:00pm Drama
Wednesday 10th May 2023 9:00pm Gold
Thursday 11th May 2023 1:40pm Gold
Thursday 11th May 2023 6:25pm Gold
Saturday 27th May 2023 3:40pm Gold
Monday 29th January 2024 8:00pm Gold
Monday 29th January 2024 11:35pm Gold
Tuesday 30th January 2024 2:40pm Gold
Wednesday 10th April 2024 9:00am Gold
Wednesday 10th April 2024 1:00pm Gold
Wednesday 10th April 2024 3:40pm Gold
Wednesday 10th April 2024 7:00pm Gold
Wednesday 22nd May 2024 9:20pm Gold

Cast & crew

Cast
Victoria Wood Brenda
Thelma Barlow Dolly
Andrew Dunn Tony
Shobna Gulati Anita
Celia Imrie Philippa Moorcroft
Maxine Peake Twinkle
Duncan Preston Stan
Anne Reid Jean
Julie Walters Petula Gardeno
Sue Devaney Jane
Guest cast
Christopher Greet Mr. Michael
Ashley Barker Simon
Lynda Baron Carmel
Kenny Doughty Clint
Lill Roughley Shelagh
Dolly Wells Hannah
Writing team
Victoria Wood Writer
Production team
Geoff Posner Director
Victoria Wood Producer
Geoff Posner Producer
Phil McIntyre (as Philip McIntyre) Executive Producer
David Tyler Executive Producer
Mykola Pawluk Editor

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