Victoria Wood who is an English comedian, singer, song writer, actor, director as well as screenwriter was born on 19th May of the year 1953. She is the native of Prestwich, Gretaer Manchester, Lancashire, England. She was born the youngest daughter to her parents Stanley and Nellie Mape. She also has one brother named Chris and two sisters named Penny and Rosalind. She went to study at the Bury Grammar Girls’ school and she also attended the University of Birmingham from where she studied drama.

Victoria started her show business career while she was still an undergraduate studying drama at University of Birmingham. She made her appearance on TV Talent Show called New Faces. She got her first big break when she novelty act in BBC’s consumer affairs program called That’s Life in 1976. In addition to that, she has also written as well as starred in the sketches films, plays as well as sitcoms. It was in 1980s when she began establishing herself as comedy star. Besides that, her most popular comic song is “The Ballad of Barry and Freda”. She had also produced a documentary in April of 2013 named as Victoria Wood’s Nice Cup of Tea which is about history of tea. She had also appeared in multiple of others shows as well.

To talk about her personal life biography, she was married to Geoffrey Durham who is a magician. The couple exchanged their vows with each other in March of the year 1980. Later, due to some reason, they got separated in October of 2002 to get divorced. Wood also has two children together with her ex-husband who are named as Grace and Henry.

Apart from that, Victoria has now reached at the age of 61. She is a vegetarian, and a Quaker. Currently, she is residing in Highgate, North London. She is mostly noted for her skills in observing the culture and in the satirising social classes. She has also completed a huge nationwide standup tour in 2014. More details about her and her songs as well as lyrics can also be obtained from Wikipedia and other sites.


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