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

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

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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