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Victoria Wood (I) (1953–2016)


From the mid-1980s right up until her premature death in April 2016, Victoria Wood's appearances on stage and television were always eagerly anticipated, whether it was laugh-a-minute stand-up, a beautifully judged dramatic performance in the TV film Housewife, 49 (2006) or the canteen sitcom Dinnerladies (1998). The incredible care and craft she ... See full bio »

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 2017 Our Friend Victoria (TV Series documentary) (6 episodes)
- Fame (2017) ... (uncredited)
- Television (2017) ... (uncredited)
- Appearance (2017) ... (uncredited)
- Sex (2017) ... (uncredited)
- People (2017) ... (uncredited)
 2017 Acorn Antiques Health Spa (Video short)
 2017 Bikini Woes (Video short)
 2017 Weight Worries (Video short)
 2017 Pat and Margaret: A Sex Life (Video short)
 2017 Kitty's Wonderful Use of Language (Video short)
 2017 The Laundrette (Video short)
 2017 Our Friend Victoria: Bingo Sketch (Video short)
 2017 Our Friend Victoria: Two Soups (Video short)
 2017 Our Friend Victoria: Trail (Video short)
 2014 That Day We Sang (TV Movie) (written by)
 2014 That Musical We Made (TV Movie documentary) (written by)
 2014 Julie Walters: 'I Hope There Are Some Skeletons' (Video documentary short) (uncredited)
 2013 Victoria Wood's Nice Cup of Tea (TV Mini-Series documentary) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... (written by)
 2012 Loving Miss Hatto (TV Movie) (written by)
 2012 Barrie Meets Pianist Joyce Hatto (Video short)
 2011 Let's Do It (Video short) (uncredited)
 2011 Mrs Overall Needs Time Off (Video short) (uncredited)
 2011 Victoria Wood and Friends (Video short) (uncredited)
 2011 Eric & Ernie (TV Movie) (idea)
 2010 Little Crackers (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
 2009 Victoria Wood: What Larks! Or... What I Did on My Holidays (TV Short documentary) (written by)
 2009 Mid Life Christmas (TV Movie) (written by)
 2009 Acorn Antiques (Video short)
 2009 Mistaken Identity (Video short)
 2007 Victoria's Empire (TV Series documentary) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (2007) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.2 (2007) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.1 (2007) ... (written by)
 2006 Housewife, 49 (TV Movie) (written by)
 2006 Acorn Antiques: The Musical (Video) (written by)
 2004 Victoria Wood: Moonwalking (TV Special documentary) (written by)
  Victoria Wood's Big Fat Documentary (TV Mini-Series documentary) (1 episode, 2004) (written by - 1 episode, 2004)
- Part Two (2004)
- Part One (2004) ... (written by)
 2001 Victoria Wood: Victoria at the Albert (Video) (written by)
 2000 Victoria Wood: With All the Trimmings (TV Special documentary) (written by)
 2000 Don't Panic! The Dad's Army Story (TV Movie documentary) (written by)
 1998-2000 Dinnerladies (TV Series) (written by - 16 episodes)
- Toast (2000) ... (written by)
- Gravy (2000) ... (written by)
- Christine (2000) ... (written by)
- Minnellium (1999) ... (written by)
- Christmas (1999) ... (written by)
 1999 Wetty Hainthropp Investigates (TV Short) (written by)
 1997 Victoria Wood: Live (Video) (written by)
 1996 Great Railway Journeys (TV Series documentary) (written by - 1 episode)
- Crewe to Crewe (1996) ... (written by)
 1994 Victoria Wood: Live in Your Own Home (TV Special) (written by)
 1994 Screen One (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Pat and Margaret (1994) ... (written by)
 1992 Victoria Wood's All Day Breakfast (TV Special) (written by)
 1992 Rosie & Ruff in Puppydog Tales (TV Series) (script)
 1991 Julie Walters and Friends (TV Movie) (written by)
 1991 Comic Relief (TV Special) (uncredited)
 1989 Victoria Wood (TV Series) (written by - 6 episodes)
- Staying In (1989) ... (written by)
- Val De Ree (Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha) (1989) ... (written by)
- We'd Quite Like to Apologise (1989) ... (written by)
- Over to Pam (1989) ... (written by)
- The Library (1989) ... (written by)
 1988 An Audience with Victoria Wood (TV Special) (uncredited)
 1988 Comic Relief (TV Special)
 1987 Acorn Antiques (Video) (written by)
 1985-1987 Victoria Wood: As Seen on TV (TV Series) (written by - 13 episodes)
- Episode #2.7 (1987) ... (written by)
- Episode #2.6 (1986) ... (written by)
- Episode #2.5 (1986) ... (written by)
- Episode #2.4 (1986) ... (written by)
- Episode #2.3 (1986) ... (written by)
 1981-1982 Wood and Walters (TV Series) (written by - 8 episodes)
- One More Time (1982) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.6 (1982) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.5 (1982) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.4 (1982) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.3 (1982) ... (written by)
 1979-1981 Screenplay (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Happy Since I Met You (1981) ... (written by)
- Nearly a Happy Ending (1980) ... (written by)
- Talent (1979) ... (written by)
Show Show Actress (29 credits)
Show Show Composer (9 credits)
Show Show Producer (13 credits)
Show Show Music department (7 credits)
Show Show Director (2 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (137 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (67 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Musical 'Gunslinger' at Phoenix Theatre, Leicester. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 4 Interviews | 1 Article | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Victoria Wood OBE

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

We all had really greasy hair. It made sealskin look dry and unmanageable. See more »

Trivia:

A memorial service was held for Wood on 4 July 2016 at St James Church in London's Piccadilly. The event was accessible via invitation only and tributes were given by Jane Wymark, Daniel Rigby, Harriet Thorpe, Julie Walters and Lesley Schatzberger. Ria Jones and Michael Ball performed one of Wood's songs each and Nigel Lilley accompanied on the piano. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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