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ITV on now Victoria Wood Tribute Let's Do It..

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SoleBizzz Sun 15-May-16 19:36:29

Anybody watching?

Monkeypuzzlesandwich Sun 15-May-16 19:37:32

oh yes! I love this takes me back!

SoleBizzz Sun 15-May-16 19:51:19

Still cannot believe she has died. sad

LizzieMacQueen Sun 15-May-16 19:52:04

Did they ever announce what type of cancer she had?

TendonQueen Sun 15-May-16 19:54:09

Can't believe Tony Maiden (who?) beat both her and Les Dennis to win New Faces. Just shows you, the real winners often come in second or third...

madmother1 Sun 15-May-16 19:55:31

It's brilliant smile

123rd Sun 15-May-16 19:55:51

I hadn't heard Lizzie sadstill gutted

Balletgirlmum Sun 15-May-16 19:56:31

Her play Talent is on at our local rep theatre.

Tempted to book.

ExpandingRoundTheMiddle Sun 15-May-16 19:58:35

I love the Reincarnation song too.sad

SoleBizzz Sun 15-May-16 20:00:37

I read brain cancer somewhere. Also she found out about the cancer six months before she died.

SoleBizzz Sun 15-May-16 20:01:42

That scene just tgen where Mrs Overall was lying upon the floor had me in stiches.

ShelaghTurner Sun 15-May-16 20:32:25

Oh heck I'm sobbing again sad

SewSlapdash Sun 15-May-16 20:33:14

The whole hour has been joyous. So, so sad that she's died.

SoleBizzz Sun 15-May-16 20:33:14

The last scene where Victoria reads from the book 'Swish of The Curtain' and then says fabulous has had me in tears. What a really loved Woman she was by all who knew her.

She was described as a loner too.

Hobbes8 Sun 15-May-16 21:35:27

I had completely forgotten about The Day We Sang, which she wrote. that was so lovely and funny - of course it had her written all over it.

EachandEveryone Mon 16-May-16 03:47:25

A few months ago a colleague drove into a car park in north London to go to Waitrose she was fishing around for some change when someone banged on her car window. It was VW saying that she was just leaving so my friend should save her money and take her ticket. How lovely was she?

MyFriendsCallMeOh Mon 16-May-16 05:00:58

Just watched, am in bits. We still talk about sitting next to the rear gunner if we take a budget flight.....

ShelaghTurner Mon 16-May-16 10:49:20

Any time he has to ring a company with one of those complicated phone things DH always says "pain, lump, tired" in a squeaky voice...

Dancergirl Fri 20-May-16 19:06:24

each I saw VW in Brent Cross a few years ago. I was on the up escalator and she was on the down. When I saw it was her I smiled and she smiled back. When I got to the top I did consider going back down and saying hello or ask for her autograph but I thought that might be a bit stalker-ish so I didn't.

I did meet her at the stage door after one of her Albert Hall shows though.

I can't believe she's gone either. I've been a huge fan of hers since my teens. I've been watching loads of her sketches on You Tube.

MissBattleaxe Sat 21-May-16 17:36:53

She was such an amazing social commentator, yet never cruel. She had a brilliant economy with language. "72 baps, Connie. You slice, I'll spread". I don't know why she wasn't a dame. I can't name anyone as talented as her. She could write brilliantly, act, compose and play music, and perform stand up superbly. All those things alone are hard to get right and she could do them all.

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