Comedian Victoria Wood dies aged 62
Comedian, singer and writer Victoria Wood has died after "a short but brave" battle with cancer aged 62. Her publicist said the star "died peacefully at her north London home with family" on Wednesday. Wood's long-time comedy partner Julie Walters said she was "too heart sore to comment - the loss of her is incalculable". Wood found fame in the 1980s and was best known for her BBC sketch Acorn Antiques and comedy Dinnerladies.