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Celebrating the comedy of Victoria Wood. This edition tackles age and features classic clips, including Chrissie the long-distance swimmer, dinnerladies and Acorn Antiques.

In the first of this new six-part series celebrating the comedy of Victoria Wood, long-term friend and collaborator Julie Walters looks at Victoria's take on age and the unforgettable characters she created that spanned generations. Classic clips include Chrissie the long-distance swimmer, dinnerladies, Acorn Antiques, Waitress (aka Two Soups) and 14 Again. Julie is joined by Celia Imrie, Duncan Preston, Anne Reid, Maxine Peake, Thelma Barlow and Shobna Gulati, who open up about working with Victoria and creating these iconic scenes. Friends and fans, including Michael Ball, Richard E Grant, Aisling Bea, Ted Robbins, Kate Robbins and Harriet Thorpe, pick out their favourite moments and discuss why she's not just their friend but Our Friend Victoria. With rare behind-the-scenes photos from Victoria's personal archive.

30 minutes

Last on

Sun 10 Jun 2018 22:30

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Role Contributor
Presenter Julie Walters
Participant Celia Imrie
Participant Duncan Preston
Participant Anne Reid
Participant Maxine Peake
Participant Thelma Barlow
Participant Shobna Gulati
Participant Michael Ball
Participant Richard E Grant
Participant Aisling Bea
Participant Ted Robbins
Participant Kate Robbins
Participant Harriet Thorpe
Executive Producer Lucy Ansbro
Executive Producer Lindsay Jex
Director Richard Dean
Production Company Phil McIntyre TV