Title: dinnerladies
Genre: Sitcom
Series: 2
Episodes: 16
First Transmission: 1998-2000

Sitcom about the workers in a factory canteen.


Best Episode #16

Toast (2000) – Bren leaves the canteen for the Totally Trivial studios and plans to stop at the hospital to visit her mother on the way. The staff tunes in to watch Bren, but she does not appear on the show. Bren arrives with a large rubbish bag and a videocassette and tells them that Petula died while she was visiting.

2nd Best Episode #12

Christmas (1999) – After revealing that she was married, Bren begins to doubt her relationship with Tony, and his secretive actions eventually make her decide to dump him. However, just as she is about to tell him this, he reveals a huge surprise birthday party for her, and the pair fly up to Scotland to spend Christmas with his friends.

3rd Best Episode #15

Gravy (2000) – All the staff are moving on in their lives. The new self-clear system does not find favour with Bren. Bren discovers that she has been accepted as a contestant on the quiz show Totally Trivial,  Petula delivers some shocking news, and Tony is making plans.

Worst Episode #9

Holidays (1999) – Everyone’s very excited about their upcoming holidays – Bren and Tony are going to Marbella and Dolly’s going on a luxury cruise. Petula’s caravan blows up, prompting her to ask Bren for her holiday money to fix it.



Full Episode List

Key:-Blue episodes rated above par. Brown episodes rated below par.

#1 Monday (1998)
#2 Royals (1998)
#3 Scandal (1998)
#4 Moods (1998)
#5 Party (1998)
#6 Nightshift (1998)
#7 Catering (1999)
#8 Trouble (1999)
#9 Holidays (1999)
#10 Fog (1999)
#11 Gamble (1999)
#12 Christmas (1999)
#13 Minnellium (1999)
#14 Christine (2000)
#15 Gravy (2000)
#16 Toast (2000)