Victoria WOOD

Biography

Gender Female
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1953-05-19
Education Bury GS, Univ of Birmingham (BA)
Publications N/A
Recreations walking
Clubs N/A
Style Miss Victoria Wood, CBE
Career entertainer and writer; Variety Club BBC Personality of the Year 1987, Br Comedy Award for Top Female Comedy Performer 1995, Br Acad of Composers and Songwriters Gold Badge of Merit 2002, BAFTA Lifetime Achievement Award 2005; Hon DLitt: Lancaster 1989, Sunderland 1993, Bolton 1995, Birmingham 1996, Manchester 2002; Hon MSc UMIST 1998; >ir< stage debut Talent at Crucible Theatre Sheffield 1978 (TV prodn of this won 3 Nat Drama Awards 1980); stage revues: Funny Turns (Duchess) 1982, Lucky Bag (Ambassadors) 1985, Victoria Wood (Palladium) 1987), Victoria Wood Up West 1990, Victoria Wood (Royal Albert Hall) 1996, Victoria Wood at it Again (tour) 2001-02 (Comedy Awards Best Standup 2001); stage musicals: Good Fun 1980, Acorn Antiques - The Musical (Theatre Royal Haymarket) 2005 and (nat tour) 2006, The Angina Monologues (Theatre Royal) 2010; >ir< Wood and Walters 1981-82, Victoria Wood As Seen on TV 1985 (Broadcasting Press Guilds Award, BAFTA Award), Victoria Wood As Seen on TV 2nd series 1986 (BAFTA Award), Victoria Wood As Seen on TV special 1987 (BAFTA Award), An Audience with Victoria Wood 1988 (BAFTA Award), Victoria Wood 1989, Victoria Wood's All Day Breakfast 1993 (Writer's Guild Award), Victoria Wood Live in Your Own Home 1994, dinnerladies 1998 (Montreux Prix de Presse 1999), dinnerladies 2nd series 1999 (Comedy Awards Best Comedy Series 2000, Comedy Awards Writer of the Year 2000), Victoria Wood with all the Trimmings 2000, Victoria Wood's Big Fat Documentary 2004, Moonwalking 2004, Housewife 49 2006 (BAFTA Awards for Best Single Drama and Best Actress), Victoria's Empire 2007, Victoria Wood's Mid Life Christmas 2009, Eric and Ernie 2011, Victoria Wood's Angina Monologues (Sky) 2011 (Br Comedy Award for Best Female Television Comic 2011); TV plays: Talent 1979, Nearly A Happy Ending 1980, Happy Since I Met You 1981, Pat and Margaret 1994; >ir< The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse 2005
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