Written by and starring beloved British performer Victoria Wood (Dinnerladies) in a BAFTA-award winning performance, Housewife, 49 tells the story of Lancashire housewife Nella Last who began writing a diary as part of a public project soon after England declared war on Germany in 1939. This award-winning drama presents a moving glimpse into life on the home front through the eyes of a resolute woman gradually awakening to life.