Victoria Wood: The Biography

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Random House, Mar 31, 2011 - Biography & Autobiography - 304 pages
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'One of the great British comedians and all-round entertainers of her generation' Guardian

'Bittersweet but scalpel sharp' Radio Times

'One of Britain’s finest ever performers ... a sublime and unparalleled crafter of words' Independent

Victoria Wood's wit and humour endeared her to millions of TV viewers for over four decades. Writer, producer and actress of television shows such as As Seen on TV and Dinnerladies, Victoria was often voted the funniest woman in Britain.

Her rise to stardom, from her early years in Lancashire to the successes of the sell-out shows at the Royal Albert Hall, is sympathetically and honestly portrayed by Neil Brandwood. This meticulously researched and written biography provides an insightful account of the life and career of one of Britain's best-loved comediennes.

 

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Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
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Section 4
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Section 5
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Section 6
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Section 7
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Section 8
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Section 16
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Section 17
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Section 18
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Section 19
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Section 20
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Section 21
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Section 22
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Section 23
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Section 9
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Section 10
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Section 11
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Section 12
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Section 13
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Section 14
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Section 15
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Section 24
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Section 25
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Section 26
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Section 27
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Section 28
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Section 29
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Neil Brandwood works as a journalist for the Bury Times Group.

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