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      Season 1 – dinnerladies

      1998 Comedy List
      Reviews While serving up food to hungry customers, staff members at a canteen in a Manchester manufacturing company do what they can to make life bearable. The crew consists of a motley mix of characters, from assistant manager Bren, who has a not-so-secret crush on manager Tony, to Bren's selfish mother, Petula (played by Julie Walters) and Twinkle, the youngest member of the bunch, who lives with her ailing mother, and the catty Dolly, whose tart tongue shreds co-workers and customers alike. Read More Read Less

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      Previous Episode 1 Aired Nov 12, 1998 Monday Jean chooses lingerie; Stan sorts carpet tacks; Norman fails to deliver; Bren's mother disposes of stolen property. Details Episode 2 Aired Nov 19, 1998 Royals Stan selects a toupee to meet royalty; Anita worries about her bustline; Bren is desperate to clear tables. Details Episode 3 Aired Nov 26, 1998 Scandal Bren's mother's ill-considered romance causes chaos at the office; Stan can't hose down his trash cans. Details Episode 4 Aired Dec 3, 1998 Moods A possible pregnancy and stray bran flakes leave everyone, except Tony and Bren, shaken; Philippa tries to raise everyone's mood. Details Episode 5 Aired Dec 10, 1998 Party Everything goes well for Bren (Victoria Wood) at the mock-Japanese office party until her mother shows up. Details Episode 6 Aired Dec 17, 1998 Nightshift Bren is unable to motivate Twinkle; the factory loses orders; Bren runs the nightshift alone. Details Next
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      Season Info

      Director
      Geoff Posner
      Executive Producer
      Phil McIntyre, David Tyler
      Screenwriter
      Victoria Wood
      Network
      BBC
      Rating
      TV-14
      Genre
      Comedy
      Original Language
      English (United Kingdom)
      Release Date
      Nov 12, 1998
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