Our Friend Victoria. Victoria Wood. Copyright: Phil McIntyre Entertainment

Victoria Wood was an English comedian, writer, actor, musician and singer who attained famed in the 1970s, quickly becoming one of Britain's most-loved comedy stars through the 1980s and 90s. Born in Prestwich, Manchester, she is best remembered for the acclaimed TV series Victoria Wood As Seen On TV, dinnerladies, and multiple Christmas specials.

More information

Born
Tuesday 19th May 1953
Died
Wednesday 20th April 2016
Title
Victoria Wood CBE
Nationality
English

Awards

BAFTA Scotland Awards 2013
Best Features/Factual: Nominee (Victoria Wood's Nice Cup Of Tea)
Chortle Awards 2011
Outstanding Contribution to Comedy: Winner
BAFTA Television Awards 2011
Best Single Drama: Nominee
British Comedy Awards 2011
Best Female TV Comic: Winner
International Emmy Awards 2007
Best Actress: Nominee
BAFTA Television Awards 2005
Special Award: Winner
British Comedy Awards 2005
Outstanding Achievement In Comedy: Winner
BAFTA Television Awards 2001
Best Comedy: Nominee
British Comedy Awards 2001
Best Live Stand-Up Performer: Winner
BAFTA Television Awards 2000
Best Sitcom: Nominee
British Comedy Awards 2000
Best Writing: Winner
British Comedy Awards 2000
Best TV Comedy Actress: Nominee
BAFTA Television Awards 1999
Best Comedy: Nominee
British Comedy Awards 1996
Best Live Stand-Up Performer: Nominee
British Comedy Awards 1995
Best Female TV Comic: Winner
BAFTA Television Awards 1995
Best Actress: Nominee
BAFTA Television Awards 1995
Best Light Entertainment Performance: Nominee
British Comedy Awards 1990
Best Live Stand-Up Performer: Winner
BAFTA Television Awards 1990
Best Light Entertainment Performance: Nominee
BAFTA Television Awards 1989
Best Light Entertainment Performance: Winner
BAFTA Television Awards 1987
Best Light Entertainment Performance: Nominee
BAFTA Television Awards 1986
Best Light Entertainment Performance: Winner

Credits

Year Production Role
2021 Jo Brand's Classic Comedy Sketches Of The...
  1. E2 - 1980s
Self (Archive Material)
2020 Victoria Wood: The Secret List Self (Archive Material)
2020 Victoria Wood: In Her Own Words Self (Archive Material)
2018 Unforgettable (Redux) Self (Archive Material)
2018 Victoria Wood: From Soup To Nuts Self (Archive Material)
2018 dinnerladies diaries Self (Archive Material)
2017 Funny Women: Victoria Wood Self (Archive Material)
2017 Our Friend Victoria Composer
2017 Our Friend Victoria Self (Archive Material)
2017 Dying Laughing Self
2017 Our Friend Victoria Composer
2017 Our Friend Victoria Self (Archive Material)
2016 Victoria Wood - "Not Seen On TV" Self (Archive Material)
2016 Let's Do It: A Tribute To Victoria Wood Self (Archive Material)
2015 Legends Of Stand-Up And Bernard Righton
  1. E2 - Episode Two
  2. E3 - Episode Three
  3. E5 - Episode Five
  4. Special - Christmas Special
Self (Archive Material)
2014 The Graham Norton Show - Series 16
  1. E10 - Michael Keaton, Jamie Oliver, Victoria Wood, Sir Ian McKellen, One Direction
Guest
2014 Comedy Playhouse: Where It All Began Narrator
2013 The Two Ronnies Spectacle Narrator
2013 QI - Series K
  1. E13 - Kitchen Sink
  2. Special - QI VG: Compilation Show 10
Guest
2012 I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue - Series 58 Guest
2012 Bring Me Morecambe And Wise Narrator
2012 Harry & Paul - Series 4
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
Minor Royal
2012 Victoria Wood: A BAFTA Tribute Self
2011 Ben Elton: Laughing At The 80s Self
2011 My Favourite Joke
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Self (Archive Material)
2011 Eric & Ernie Creator
2011 Eric & Ernie Executive Producer
2011 Eric & Ernie Sadie Bartholomew
2010 Pat And Margaret Writer
2010 The Angina Monologues Executive Producer
2010 The Angina Monologues Host / Presenter
2010 Little Crackers - Little Crackers 2010
  1. E1 - Victoria Wood's Little Cracker
Director
2010 Little Crackers - Little Crackers 2010 Writer
2009 Steve Coogan - The Inside Story Self
2009 Victoria Wood's Mid Life Christmas Executive Producer
2009 Victoria Wood's Mid Life Christmas Host / Presenter
2009 Victoria Wood: Seen On TV Self
2009 I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue - Series 51 Guest
2008 Stanley Baxter: Now & Then Self
2008 Comedy Songs - The Pop Years Self
2008 Alan Carr's Comedy Outings
  1. E3 - Dangerous Li-Alans
Self (Archive Material)
2007 Alexei Sayle's Alternative Take
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Self (Archive Material)
2005 The League Of Gentlemen's Apocalypse Queen Mary II
2004 Bob Monkhouse: A BAFTA Tribute Self
2002 Victoria At The Albert Host / Presenter
2001 The Sketch Show Story Host / Presenter
2000 Victoria Wood With All The Trimmings Composer
2000 Victoria Wood With All The Trimmings Producer
2000 Victoria Wood With All The Trimmings Writer
2000 Victoria Wood With All The Trimmings Host / Presenter
2000 Don't Panic! The Dad's Army Story Host / Presenter
2000 The Nearly Complete And Utter History Of Everything Writer
2000 The Nearly Complete And Utter History Of Everything Ensemble Actor
1999 dinnerladies - Series 2 Composer
1999 dinnerladies - Series 2 Producer
1999 dinnerladies - Series 2 Writer
1999 dinnerladies - Series 2 Brenda
1998 dinnerladies - Series 1 Composer
1998 dinnerladies - Series 1 Producer
1998 dinnerladies - Series 1 Writer
1998 dinnerladies - Series 1 Brenda
1998 Victoria Wood Still Standing Executive Producer
1998 Victoria Wood Still Standing Writer
1998 Victoria Wood Still Standing Host / Presenter
1994 Victoria Wood: Live In Your Own Home Host / Presenter
1994 Pat And Margaret Writer
1994 Pat And Margaret Margaret
1992 Victoria Wood's All Day Breakfast Writer
1992 Victoria Wood's All Day Breakfast Various
1992 Victoria Wood: Sold Out Writer
1992 Victoria Wood: Sold Out Host / Presenter
1991 Julie Walters And Friends Actor
1991 Julie Walters And Friends Writer
1989 Victoria Wood Writer
1989 Victoria Wood Victoria
1987 Victoria Wood As Seen On TV - Special
  1. Special
Composer
1987 Victoria Wood As Seen On TV - Special Writer
1987 Victoria Wood As Seen On TV - Special Various
1986 Victoria Wood As Seen On TV - Series 2 Composer
1986 Victoria Wood As Seen On TV - Series 2 Writer
1986 Victoria Wood As Seen On TV - Series 2 Various
1985 Victoria Wood As Seen On TV - Series 1 Composer
1985 Victoria Wood As Seen On TV - Series 1 Writer
1985 Victoria Wood As Seen On TV - Series 1 Various
1982 Wood And Walters - Series 1 Writer
1982 Wood And Walters - Series 1 Host / Presenter
1981 The Little And Large Party Self
1981 Wood And Walters - 1981 Special Writer
1981 Wood And Walters - 1981 Special Host / Presenter
1980 An Audience With...
  1. E9 - Victoria Wood
Host / Presenter

Non-comedy TV and film credits may be found here:
Victoria Wood on IMDb

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