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Dinnerladies

Year:
Duration:
30 min (1 episode) | 33 min (1 episode) | 28 min (4 episodes) | 29 min (7 episodes) | 34 min (2 episodes) | 27 min (1 episode)
Genres:
Comedy
IMDB rate:
7.8
Awards:
3 wins & 7 nominations
Details
Country: UK
Release Date: 1999-12-12
Cast
Actor
Character
Victoria Wood
Bren
Andrew Dunn
Tony (16 episodes, 1998-2000)
Shobna Gulati
Anita (16 episodes, 1998-2000)
Celia Imrie
Philippa (16 episodes, 1998-2000)
Maxine Peake
Twinkle
Duncan Preston
Stan / ... (16 episodes, 1998-2000)
Anne Reid
Jean (15 episodes, 1998-2000)
Sue Devaney
Jane / ... (11 episodes, 1998-2000)
Julie Walters
Petula (9 episodes, 1998-2000)
Christopher Greet
Mr. Michael (7 episodes, 1998-1999)
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Trivia
Victoria Wood insisted that the title "dinnerladies" should be spelled with a lower-case D.
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The majority of the cast and many of the guest actors had appeared, or went on to appear, in Victoria Wood's favourite soap opera, Coronation Street (1960). They were: - Thelma Barlow played Mavis Riley/Wilton, 1971-1997 - Anne Reid played Valerie Tatlock/Barlow, 1961-1971 - Sue Cleaver played Eileen Grimshaw, 2000 onwards - Shobna Gulati played Sunita Parekh/Alahan, 2001-2006, 2009 onwards - Maxine Peake played Belinda Peach, 1999 - Duncan Preston played Dennis Stokes, 2004 - Sue Devaney played Debbie Webster, 1984-1985 - Joanne Froggatt played Zoe Tattersall, 1997-1998 - Jane Hazlegrove played Sue Clayton, 1985 - Kenny Doughty played Jake, 2009 onwards - Jackie Downey played Fiona, 2007 - Graham Seed played Prosecuting Solicitor, 1981 - Liz Hume Dawson played Rachel Goddard, 2008 - Lynda Baron played Renee Turnbull, 1997 - Lill Roughley played Lorraine Thomson, 1996 - Howard Crossley played Lorry Driver, 1982 - Kaleem Janjua played Soresh Parekh, 2001 - Liam Fox played several roles, 2005, 2008 - Andrew Dunn played several roles, 2003, 2007-2008 - Steve Huison played several roles, 1997, 2003, 2008 onwards - Sue Wallace played several roles, 1980, 2005 - Shireen Shah played several roles, 1993, 1995 - Peter Lorenzelli played several roles, 1976, 1978, 1980, 1984, 1997 - Jack Smethurst played several roles, 1980-1983, 2001 - Peter Martin played several roles, 1976, 1977, 1980 - Christine Moore played several roles, 1978, 1981, 2005, 2007 - Bernard Wrigley played several roles, 1976, 1977, 1986, 1991, 1996, 1999.
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Quotes
Jane: [on the subject of the holiday to Marbella] So is there anyone you want to bring?
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Sue: Now that's very interesting. You see, I believe in a world of infinite possibility.
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Stan: [on being asked what his Millennium regrets are] I failed to exploit the potential of the cross-head screwdriver. It was publicly pretty shameful.
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Photos from cast
Thelma Barlow Janette Krankie
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