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Acorn Antiques (1987)

We meet the regulars of Acorn Antiques going about their daily lives.

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Victoria Wood
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Victoria Wood ... Berta
Celia Imrie ... Babs
Julie Walters ... Mrs. Overall
Susie Blake ... Announcer
Duncan Preston ... Clifford
Kenny Ireland ... Derek
Rosie Collins Rosie Collins ... Trixie
Peter Ellis Peter Ellis ... Jerez Martinez
Nicholas Barnes Nicholas Barnes ... Roberts - Scriptwriter
Bryan Burdon Bryan Burdon ... Undetermined Role
Graham Callan Graham Callan ... Undetermined Role
Deborah Grant ... Crew Member
Paul Heiney Paul Heiney ... Himself - Reporter
Sam Kelly ... Director
Albert Welch Albert Welch ... Customer
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We meet the regulars of Acorn Antiques going about their daily lives.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 December 1987 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Victoria Woods' Acorn Antiques Omibus Edition See more »

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Trivia

Towards the end of the series, an opening title sequence was used which included Miss Babs (Celia Imrie) driving up to the shop in the Acorn Antiques van. See more »

Quotes

Babs: [on the phone] Well, that certainly *sounds* like a genuine Picasso. But I would have to see it to be sure.
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Crazy Credits

Towards the end of one episode there is a spoof credit for an "Antiques Adviser Rosamund Crull"! See more »

Connections

Featured in Let's Do It: A Tribute to Victoria Wood (2016) See more »

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Oh I am pleased
27 July 2016 | by studioATSee all my reviews

Victoria Wood was a fab stand-up comedian, a natural writer and actor. However no matter how good 'Eric and Ernie' or 'Housewife 49' were the thing that she was best remembered for was 'Acorn Antiques'.

It's taken on a life of its own really, and has captured the love of the British public, who remember when soaps such as Crossroads were full of such ludicrous plots and shoddy camera work.

I like it best in small doses. The DVD they released of only 'Acorn Antiques' seemed a bit too much of a good thing, and the novelty wore off, but packaged in with the rest of Victoria Wood's 'As seen on TV' programme like it was originally I found myself enjoying it more.

It's well worth a watch.


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