Series 1, Episode 1 - Perfect Ingredients
In Episode One, Victoria Wood
describes why she wanted to have a go at making a sitcom, and there's a look at the on-screen coupling of Thelma Barlow
and Anne Reid
as Dolly and Jean.
Victoria Wood describes why she wanted to have a go at making a sitcom, how she came up with the idea of dinnerladies, and how she came to use a mixture of long-time collaborators coupled with some new actors to create the perfect cast. The show also focuses on one of the funniest couplings in sitcom history, Dolly and Jean played by the unforgettable Thelma Barlow and Anne Reid.
Plus, Victoria describes why she wanted her friend Julie Walters to be one of the stars of the show by playing her on screen Mum, Petula Gordino.
- Wednesday 14th March 2018
- 60 minutes
Cast & crew