Award-winning British Comedian Victoria Wood dies

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The UK lost one of it’s much loved comedian/writers today with the untimely death today of the multi-talented Victoria Wood at the age of 62.  Since she burst on to British television in 1974 by winning the ATV talent show New Faces, Wood became one of the most popular award-winning comic performers of her generation.  Her … Continue reading

Jean Alexander : the legendary ‘Hilda Ogden’ dies

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The whole of the U.K. is in deep mourning today, and anybody in then rest of the civilized world that was deprived from watching Coronation Street the world’s longest running TV soap opera will not understand why.  The actress Jean Alexander who played the quintessential British working class legendary heroine Hilda Ogden for 23 years until … Continue reading

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