Nearly a Happy Ending

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Nearly A Happy Ending
Genre Comedy
Created by Victoria Wood
Starring Victoria Wood
Julie Walters
Paul Seed
Christopher Godwin
Peter Martin
Country of origin United Kingdom
No. of series 1
No. of episodes 1
Producer(s) Peter Eckersley
Original network ITV
Picture format 4:3 full screen
Original release 1 June 1980

Nearly A Happy Ending is a television play written by Victoria Wood, which ITV broadcast on 1 June 1980.[1]

It is a sequel to Wood's earlier play Talent, with the same lead characters: Julie (played by Julie Walters) and Maureen (played by Wood).

According to Screenonline, the plot concerns "Maureen's ill-fated attempts to lose her virginity at a dismal salesmen's party in a Manchester hotel".[2]


  1. ^ "Nearly A Happy Ending (1981)(TV)". IMDB. 2007. Retrieved 2007-11-07. 
  2. ^ Duguid, Mark (July 2003). "Screenonline - Talent (1979)". British Film Institute. Retrieved 2007-11-07. 

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