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Acorn Antiques

A soap opera set in an antique shop, complete with bad acting, terrible dialogue and wobbly sets, Acorn Antiques … was a regular feature of Victoria Wood As Seen On TV. … A send up of long running ATV series Crossroads, Acorn Antiques followed the daily lives … of shop … owner Miss Babs (Celia Imrie), her business partner Miss Berta (Victoria Wood), love interest … Mr Clifford (Duncan Preston) and the elderly tea lady Mrs Overall (Julie Walters). … One of the best remembered parts of Victoria Wood's award winning … show, Acorn Antiques became … a West End musical in 2005 with members of the original cast.