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The Queen of Comedy as Writer and Actor,
This review is from: Housewife, 49 [DVD]  (DVD)
This one's a gem.
Beautifully adapted from the original book (itself an excellent read) and superbly played by an ensemble cast, HOUSEWIFE, 49 has proved that Victoria Wood has grown up as a screenwriter. Her other effort, PAT & MARGARET is nothing like as successful as this, being far too self-conscious, but here she conveys some rich characterisation in a remarkable tale of wartime fortitude.
She also acts in it, beautifully.
It's well worth a look, and if you are a Victoria Wood fan, well worth revelling in her ability to develop as an artist.
It's a good one.