Dinnerladies Season 1

Season 1

Dinnerladies Season 1

First Air Date: November 12, 1998

First Aired on    :   1998
Episodes    :   6 episodes



Episodes

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1x06 Nightshift (December 17, 1998)


While Tony is in hospital having treatment, the staff are forced to suffer his formidable replacement.


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1x05 Party (December 10, 1998)


Everyone is looking forward to this year's Christmas party, which has a Japanese theme.


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1x04 Moods (December 03, 1998)


Twinkle has something weighing on her mind. In fact, everyone seems to be in a bad mood at the moment, so Philippa attempts to cheer everyone up by breaking the routine.


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1x03 Scandals (November 26, 1998)


Bren's mum, Petula, brings shame on the factory when she acquires a new boyfriend.


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1x02 Royals (November 19, 1998)


There is excitement in the canteen when news of a royal visit to the factory comes through. Nobody's very sure who's coming - Princess Anne doesn't do factories, Prince Edward does theatres - but they're all getting into a flap. When it turns out it's someone called the Duke of Danby, nobody has heard of him, save for Stan, who met him at Catterick years ago. Everyone throws themselves into role play and preparations: Twinkle has to be warned not to say they serve ""arseholes on toast"" and Anita is worried about her nipples popping up. Tony is adamant that the royals aren't speaking to the girls - God help the Duke if he does. When they eventually turn up, Twinkle's struck dumb, Anita says the wrong thing and Stan's devastated that the Duke doesn't remember him. Meanwhile, all the Duke wants is a bit of sex with poor Bren.


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1x01 Monday (November 12, 1998)


On an otherwise typical Monday morning, Bren's canteen is thrown into crisis when Norman the bread man fails to deliver the granary torpedoes. Should she sign the docket or not? Meanwhile, Jean is preoccupied with planning her daughter's wedding and finding the entertainment. Bren's mother Petula drops in with some ideas, but they're probably not quite right. Tony has to go to the hospital to see how his cancer's going. In the midst of this, Anita's in floods of tears (it's her period), Twinkle can't spell minestrone, and nobody's put out the gravy. New Human Resources person Philippa makes her presence felt, bugging everyone to try some group activities. Scottish country dancing anyone?




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