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Our Friend Victoria, Series 1 Episode 3 of 6

Michael Ball presents the third instalment, which looks at Victoria's refreshingly candid views on sex and relationships, and her unique ability to say what we were all thinking when it came to romance, dating, getting it or not getting it.

Michael guides us through a selection of classic clips including stand-up from the Albert Hall; Victoria's spoof documentary, Mr Right; Italian Restaurant and Family Planning from As Seen on TV; and standout moments from her multi-award-winning sitcom Dinnerladies. Michael is joined by Duncan Preston and Anne Reid, who reveal how some of Victoria's most memorable comedy moments were created.

Former cast mates Maxine Peake and Shobna Gulati recall filming the hilarious bedhopping antics of their characters in Dinnerladies. Michael rounds off the show by introducing a song from the archives, but not just any song - this is one of Victoria's most famous, The Ballad of Barry and Freda.

Release date:

30 minutes


Tomorrow 21:30
BBC One except Wales, Wales HD


Role Contributor
PresenterMichael Ball
ParticipantDuncan Preston
ParticipantAnne Reid
ParticipantMaxine Peake
ParticipantShobna Gulati
Executive ProducerLucy Ansbro
Executive ProducerLindsay Jex
DirectorRichard Dean
Production CompanyPhil McIntyre TV