A-Corpse Antiques

This is the second instalment of Acorn Antiques from the second episode of Victoria Wood As Seen On TV.

That’s a genuine corpse. You can hear Victoria go first, before Julie totally loses it. It’s always lovely to see performers losing it, of course, but my question is, why has it been left in here?

Even that cut to black and the re-take is an odd choice. It actually detracts from the premise of the sketch, rather than adds to it, for me.

Anyone know why it was left in?

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