Victoria Wood was one of the best writers and performers of her generation. She never failed to make me laugh with things like Acorn Antiques, Dinnerladies, and As Seen on TV. She had a unique way of seeing people and portrayed it in her writing, acting, and stand up. She will be sorely missed.
Born 19th May 1953 Victoria Wood CBE is an English comedian, actress, singer-songwriter, screenwriter and director. Wood has written and starred in sketches, plays, films and sitcoms, and her live comedy act is interspersed with her own compositions, which she accompanies on piano. Much of her humour is grounded in everyday life, and includes references to popular British media and brand names of quintessentially British products.