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Dame Julie Walters Talks To Photo Of Late Victoria Wood

Dame Julie Walters talks to a photo of her late friend Victoria Wood.The 67-year-old actress was devastated when her close friend and frequent collaborator passed away from cancer in April 2016 at the age of...

Statue Commemorating The Late Victoria Wood To Be Built In Bury

The late British comedy legend Victoria Wood is to be commemorated with a statue in her home town of Bury in Lancashire, it has been reported.Wood, a stand-up comedian and actress responsible for many extremely...

Victoria Wood Remembered At Private Family Funeral

The British comedian and television legend died peacefully at her London home last month (Apr16) aged 62 after a short battle with cancer.On Wednesday, her friends and family joined together to remember the star at...

Victoria Wood 'Spent Final Days At Home With Family'

Victoria Wood, who died last Wednesday (April 20th), aged 62, spent her final days at home with her children, daughter Grace and son Henry by her side. Wood died after a short, private battle with...

Victoria Wood Dies After "Short But Brave" Battle With Cancer, Aged 62

Popular British comedian Victoria Wood has died after a “short but brave” battle with cancer.The award-winning writer, comedian and actress, who was awarded with a CBE in 2008 for her impressive career of hit TV...

Victoria Wood Dies Aged 62

The funnywoman died peacefully at her London home on Wednesday (20Apr16) after a "short" battle with cancer. "Victoria Wood has sadly passed away, after a short but brave battle with cancer, a...

Male Dominated Bbc Panel Shows Facing A Change

BBC bosses have decided that males dominate their panel shows, and it’s about time that changes. Starting soon, there will be “no excuse” for an all male panel on their various shows.Lee Mack might not...

Julie Walters To Be Honoured At British Independent Film Awards

Julie Walters is to be honoured with an outstanding achievement award at the Moet British Independent Film Awards on Sunday (08.12.13).The 'Harry Potter' actress will receive the Richard Harris Award for her contributions to British...

Victoria Wood Criticises Staged Reality Tv Shows

British actress/comedienne Victoria Wood has slammed "enhanced reality" Tv shows for taking work away from accomplished actors.The Dinnerladies star is furious many British reality shows blur the boundary between real and scripted scenes, and she...

Tom Hiddleston Stunned By South Bank Awards Win

Tom Hiddleston was ''stunned'' to win at the South Bank Sky Arts Awards 2013. The 'Thor' star was recipient of the Times Breakthrough Award at the ceremony - held at The Dorchester hotel in London,...

Tv Stars Honoured In Queen's Birthday List

Television celebrities Des O'Connor, Victoria Wood and Paul O'Grady have all been recognised in the Queen's birthday honours list.O'Connor, 76, has been awarded a CBE for his services to the entertainment industry after a career...

By on 14 June 2008

Judi Dench Handed Record 24th Bafta Nomination

The 2008 British Academy television awards nominations include a record 24th Bafta nomination for Dame Judi Dench after her performance in Cranford.The Oscar-winning actress earned her 12th Bafta TV nomination to equal comedienne Victoria Wood's...

By on 18 March 2008

Piper To Reprise Pullman Role

Billie Piper is to reprise her role as Sally Lockhart as the BBC confirms a second Philip Pullman adaptation as part of its Christmas TV schedule.The Secret Diary of a Call Girl star will appear...

By on 27 November 2007

Brits Lead International Emmy Nominations

Stephen Fry, Victoria Wood and Jim Broadbent are all in the running for an International Emmy, after the nominations were announced yesterday.Fry - currently garnering critical acclaim for his documentary HIV and Me, has been...

By on 09 October 2007

Walters Snubs Billy Elliott In Producer War

British actress JULIE WALTERS has refused to reprise her BILLY ELLIOTT role in the London stage version of the hit movie. The veteran star of TV, film and theatre had become the victim of...

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