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 3 - Final Toast

Victoria Wood describes why she decided to close the canteen for good after just two series and what she went on to do next...

Further details

Victoria Wood describes why, despite being set in a canteen, preparing meals and acting at the same time is ill advised. The show also looks at some of the canteen's customers, such as Bob played by Bernard Wrigley and Jane played by Sue Devaney as they describe their experiences on set.

Plus, there's a feature on the canteen's human resources manager Philippa, played by long-time collaborator Celia Imrie. To top it all Victoria describes why she decided to close the canteen for good after just two series and what she went on to do next...

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 28th March 2018
Time
8pm
Channel
Gold
Length
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Julie Walters Self
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
Jo Brand Self
Sue Devaney Self
Bernard Wrigley Self
Duncan Preston 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

Personalised plates from Victoria Wood

The cast look back on the personalised plates that Victoria Wood had made for them all after each series finished.

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

Dora Bryan re-wrote lines

The cast discuss the episode that Eric Sykes, Dame Thora Hird and Dora Bryan were on the show.

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

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