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Julie Walters and Celia Imrie

Duration: 01:06

Victoria Wood - As Seen On TV was a British comedy sketch series starring and written by comedienne Victoria Wood. The show aired on BBC Two between 1985 and 1987. Acorn Antiques is arguably the most memorable regular item from the series. It was a spoof soap opera set in an antiques shop. In this clip Mrs Overall, played by Julie Walters, and Miss Babs played by Celia Imrie, discuss a mysterious phone call and time off for a funeral.

Available since: Fri 11 Feb 2011


Victoria Wood
Julie Walters
Celia Imrie
Duncan Preston
Susie Blake
Jim Broadbent
Hope Jackman
Meg Johnson
Andrew Livingstone
Sue Wallace
Victoria Wood
Makeup Artist
Cherry Alston
Production Designer
Richard Morris
Geoff Posner
Geoff Posner

This clip is from

Victoria Wood: As Seen on TV Series 1, Episode 1

1/6 Comedy by Victoria Wood and guests, featuring Acorn Antiques and Seasons of Love.

First broadcast: 11 Jan 1985

Image for Episode 1 Not currently available on BBC iPlayer

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