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Victoria Wood's brother defends biography claiming comedian was 'fat and unhappy'

Victoria Wood’s brother has defended his decision to publish a book which describes how the late comedian was ‘fat and unhappy’.

The ‘warts-and-all’ biography will be published later in October and reportedly includes extracts from a journal written by the pair’s late father Stanley Wood. 338 more words


Review: 'Victoria Wood: Wood Work, A Celebration'

In looking back at 2016, there appears to have been a great deal of celebrity deaths from the world of entertainment. David Bowie, Alan Rickman, Terry Wogan, Ronnie Corbett, Prince, Caroline Aherne and Gene Wilder and amongst those who have passed this year. 298 more words


Dame Judi Dench donates £1,000 for Victoria Wood statue - BBC News

Oscar-winning actress Dame Judi Dench donates £1,000 to the appeal to build a statue of Victoria Wood in her home town.

Source: Dame Judi Dench donates £1,000 for Victoria Wood statue – BBC News


Three Women Blessed With The Virtues of Mercury

Since the beginning of 2016 we have seen many of the celebrated and the famous pass away, and we still have a few months left in the year so who knows what the remainder of the year will bring. 617 more words

Apocalyse Now: Time to Bake

2016 is the first sign of the Apocalypse.

No seriously, it’s been a terrible year. Any brief candlelit flickers of hope have been subjected to vast gusts of misery, ignorance and horrible things. 823 more words

Summer Olympic Advice from British Sketch Comedians

As you probably know the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio are officially underway. My family watched the opening ceremonies Friday night and I have to say I found the event a let down compared to the 2012 London spectacle. 313 more words


We're having a heatwave...

Further to the tooth-fairy post, I was reading one of Godmother Betty’s donated Woman’s Realms this lunchtime (never admit to buying this yourself, unless planning to roll it up and beat somebody on the bottom with it *) and on the problem page discovered another yet another interesting snippet of tooth-fairy lore. 851 more words

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