Comedy legend Tommy Cooper is the subject of a controversial new film about his wife - a film that his daughter Vicky says is factually "all lies". The ITV drama is expected to attract eight million viewers on Monday night (April 21, 2013), though it depicts Cooper as an alcohol who battered both his wife Gwen and lover Mary Kay.

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However, speaking with the Sunday Mirror, his daughter Vicky said the two-hour show Tommy Cooper: Not Like That, Like This, is all lies. She also claims she felt shut out of discussions about the script.

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