VICTORIA WOOD—AS SEEN ON TV

SECOND SERIES

SHOW ONE

When a popular racing commentator is found in a deep coma, there are only two explanations. Either a deadly rival has slipped an undetectable narcotic into his hoover bag, or someone else has.

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Starring Victoria Wood with Julie Walters, Celia Imrie, Duncan Preston, Susie Blake also Anne Reid, Dora Bryan, Nicky Croydon, Simon Green, Gerard Kelly, Michael Nightingale, Meg Johnson, David Adams and Liz D'Estere.

Written by Victoria Wood
Musical director David Firman
Costume designer Anna Stubley
Sound Laurie Taylor
Lighting Fred Wright
Designer Andrew Howe-Davies
Produced and directed by Geoff Posner

*****

SHOW TWO

Will men ever get pregnant? And if they do, will they opt for shoulder-tie dungarees, or play safe with Peter Pan collar-type loose smocks? Whatever they decide, there's bound to be a documentary about it. And possibly a tea towel.

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Starring Victoria Wood with Julie Walters, Patricia Routledge and Celia Imrie, Duncan Preston, Susie Blake, also Jane Findlay, Richard Lloyd-Morgan, Mary Jo Randle, Peter Ellis, Stephen Hancock and Patrick Barlow.

Written by Victoria Wood
Musical director David Firman
Film cameraman Philip Bonham Carter
Film recordist Clive Derbyshire
Film editor Colin Jones
Designer Andrew Howe-Davies
Produced and directed by Geoff Posner

*****

SHOW THREE

Written in the 1920s, this gently humorous and moving account of a Cumbrian childhood lay undiscovered in a biscuit tin for over 60 years. Then, unfortunately, someone found it.

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Starring Victoria Wood with Julie Walters and Celia Imrie, Duncan Preston, Susie Blake also Hugh Lloyd, Rosie Collins, Jane Hardy, Rosalind March, Zara Nutley, Martin Potter, Eric Richard, Chris Sanders, Graham Seed.

Written by Victoria Wood
Musical director David Firman
Make-up designer Vanessa Poulton
Lighting Eric Wallis
Designers Andrew Howe-Davies, David Laskey
Produced and directed by Geoff Posner

*****

SHOW FOUR

Only 130 years ago, Charles Dickens was a prolific novelist, a devoted father and an energetic long-distance walker. Now he's dead. Angela Barlow pops on an anorak and finds out What Went Wrong.

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Starring Victoria Wood with Julie Walters, Patricia Routledge and Celia Imrie, Duncan Preston, Susie Blake, also Rosie Collins, Derek Hobson, Kenny Ireland, Belinda Lang, Terence Longdon, Peter Lorenzelli, Mary Jo Randle, Sarah Scott, Christopher Vaughan, Sue Wallace and John Woodvine.

Written by Victoria Wood
Musical director David Firman
Videotape editor Mykola Pawluk
Sound Laurie Taylor
Lighting Derek Slee
Designer Andrew Howe-Davies
Produced and directed by Geoff Posner

*****

SHOW FIVE

Comedy series about three divorcees who share a one-room apartment on the Upper East Side. One has a lisp, one has an accordion, and one has an affair with the script editor and most of the one-liners.

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Starring Victoria Wood with Julie Walters and Celia Imrie, Duncan Preston, Susie Blake also Peter Blake, Beth Boyd, Roger Brierley, Deborah Grant, Michael Gunn, Stephen Hancock, Kenny Ireland, Hope Jackman, Meg Johnson, Gerard Kelly, Lill Roughly and Christopher Strauli.

Written by Victoria Wood
Musical director David Firman
Make-up designer Vanessa Poulton
Costume designer Anna Stubley
Lighting Fred Wright
Designer Andrew Howe-Davies
Produced and directed by Geoff Posner

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SHOW SIX

'Have it your way, Waseem, but if disposable saris don't catch on, count me out!' For cast see Thursday. For fun, try getting out more.

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Starring Victoria Wood with Julie Walters and Celia Imrie, Duncan Preston, Susie Blake also Constance Chapman, Kay Adshead, Rosie Collins, Stephen Hancock, Kenny Ireland, Henry Kelly, Frank Lee, Mark Powley, Lill Roughley and Graham Seed.

Written by Victoria Wood
Musical director David Firman
Sound Laurie Taylor
Lighting Eric Wallis
Designers Andrew Howe-Davies, David Laskey
Produced and directed by Geoff Posner

*****

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