dinnerladies diaries. Image shows from L to R: Victoria Wood, Shobna Gulati, Anne Reid, Maxine Peake, Thelma Barlow. Copyright: UKTV.

dinnerladies diaries

Gold documentary about Victoria Wood's diaries. 3 episodes (1 series) in 2018. Features Julie Walters, Thelma Barlow, Andrew Dunn, Shobna Gulati and others.

Series 1, Episode 2 - Love Bites

Victoria Wood describes the making of dinnerladies, how she did her own warm-up comedy for the show and how she persuaded the BBC to record each episode, not once, but twice.

Further details

Victoria Wood describes the making of dinnerladies, how she did her own warm-up comedy for the show and how she persuaded the BBC to record each episode, not once, but twice. The show also focuses on some of the male characters in the dinnerladies' kitchen, such as the catering manager Tony played by Andrew Dunn and their 'will they, won't they?' on screen romance. Plus, there's a feature on Stan the canteen handy man, played by Duncan Preston who, previous to dinnerladies, had worked with Victoria on many projects for over 20 years.

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 21st March 2018
Time
8pm
Channel
Gold
Length
60 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Thelma Barlow Self
    Andrew Dunn Self
    Shobna Gulati Self
    Maxine Peake Self
    Anne Reid Self
    Geoff Posner Self
    Victoria Wood Self (Archive Material)
    David Morrissey Narrator
    Guest cast
    Peter Salmon Self
    Joanna Scanlan Self
    Jo Brand Self
    Vic Reeves (as Jim Moir) Self
    Duncan Preston Self
    Kate Robbins Self
    Production team
    Richard Dean Director
    Richard Dean Series Producer
    Nigel Alred Producer
    Iain Coyle Executive Producer
    Lucy Ansbro Executive Producer
    Phil McIntyre Executive Producer
    Lindsay Jex Executive Producer
    Fiona Frankland Line Producer
    Ian Wilson Editor
    Luke Hallam Director of Photography
    Tom Pridham Director of Photography

    Videos

    Behind the scenes photos

    The cast looking back fondly on old behind the scenes photos.

    Featuring: Thelma Barlow, Andrew Dunn, Shobna Gulati, Anne Reid.

    A look back at the scripts

    The cast looking at old scripts and discussing the read throughs before the live show.

    Featuring: Thelma Barlow, Andrew Dunn, Shobna Gulati, Anne Reid.

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