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Acorn Antiques on DVD


BBC Video is proud to announce the very first DVD release of Victoria Wood's classic comedy, Acorn Antiques, on 07.02.05.


It will be 20 years this January since Acorn Antiques was first on our screens, as part of the television show Victoria Wood as seen on TV… and the comedy has aged as gracefully as Miss Babs' antiques.


Starring Victoria Wood, Julie Walters, Celia Imrie, Duncan Preston, with the snobby continuity announcer played by Susie Blake, Acorn Antiques was a mini soap opera set in a shop on the outskirts of Manchesterford.


Viewers were gripped with the everyday dramas that beset Miss Babs (Celia Imrie), Berta (Victoria Wood) and the glamorous Mrs Overall (Julie Walters).


Now each thrilling episode is available together for the first time on DVD, including "Babs and the Cup of Coffee", "Mrs Overall and her Apron" and the memorable classic "Berta coming through the Doorway".


Re-live the drama as Mrs Overall serves up another batch of macaroons and Babs discusses the future of the shop. What will be this week's riveting cliff hanger? Will the set survive?


Written by Victoria Wood, Acorn Antiques was Produced and Directed by Geoff Posner and first transmitted as part of Victoria Wood as Seen on TV… in January 1985.


Acorn Antiques the Musical will open at the Theatre Royal Haymarket from 30th January 2005.



Release Date: 07.02.05

Cat. Number: BBCDVD1641

Price: £15.99

Running Time: 66 Minutes

Cert: PG



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Date : 10.01.2005
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