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Victoria Wood Dies Aged 62
Wednesday 20th April 2016 @ 15:37 by Tom Greggan

The Manchester-born comedian Victoria Wood has died after a short battle with cancer. She was 62 years old.

Her publicist Neil Reading said: “Victoria Wood has sadly passed away, after a short but brave battle with cancer.

“The multi Bafta award-winning writer, director, actor and comedian died peacefully at her north London home with family this morning. She was 62.

“The family ask for privacy at this very sad time.”