Victoria Wood: Her Life In Pictures

From 'New Faces' to 'Dinnerladies' and beyond...

20/04/2016 16:18 | Updated 20 April 2016

The showbiz world is in shock after losing yet another of its favourite stars, following the news that Victoria Wood has died at the age of 62.

The comedian, actress and writer passed away following a short battle with cancer, her publicist announced on Wednesday (20 April) afternoon.

The star had a long and successful career after first bursting into our lives via the TV talent show, 'New Faces' in 1974.

She went on to write and star in the hugely successful 'Victoria Wood As Seen On TV' as well as 'Acorn Antiques' and 'Dinnerladies', featuring her long-time collaborator Julie Walters.

Here we look back at her life in pictures.

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Victoria Wood: Her Life In Pictures

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