Acorn Antiques The Musical

Acorn

Antiques

is a musical about an antiques dealer, based on the parodic soap opera of the same name by Victoria Wood.

Antiques

Storyline The plot revolves around the original (fictional) actors reprising their roles from stage; however, contrary to their wishes, the experimental director adapts it into a gritty commentary on British suburban life, despite the fact that the cast (led by Bo Beaumont (Julie Walters)) want to just have a fun piece with a good tap number. After a disastrous open dress rehearsal, the cast hijack the concept to return it to its original roots, and take it to the West End, funded by Bo Beaumont's lottery win. The second act is the musical within the musical, and is much more like the original series. Miss Babs (Celia Imrie) and Miss Berta (Sally Ann Triplett) run "Acorn Antiques", and are aided and amused by their friends and cleaner: Mrs Overall (Walters) and Mr Clifford (Duncan Preston). Soon, they discover a third sister, Bonnie (Josie Lawrence) who is initially scheming and devious (for instance, she fires Mrs Overall, even after finding out she's her mother). The plot unfolds, the sisters... Written by Watch_Movies

Antiques

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Country: UK Language: English Release Date: 13 March 2006 (UK) See more » Company Credits Production Co: Phil McIntyre Television, Blue Door Adventures Ltd. See more » Show detailed company contact information on IMDbPro » Technical Specs Runtime: 157 min Sound Mix: Stereo Color: Color See full technical specs » Edit Did You Know?

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Trivia A full-length musical based on three minute sketches from past Victoria Wood TV series. See more » Goofs The song "Tip Top Tap" is purported to come from the 1957 musical "Café Continental". However, it contains many modern references such as Shake 'n' Vac and the M11 motorway. See more » Quotes Miss Babs: You can't say "gypsy" anymore Mrs O, it's very politically incorrect! See more »

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Connections Featured in Victoria Wood's Making of Acorn Antiques: The Musical! (2005) See more » Frequently Asked Questions This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

Title : Acorn Antiques The Musical

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Runtime :  157 mins

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