Details of the beloved star's will were made public on Thursday, revealing she had left orders for the Victoria Wood Charitable Trust to benefit from millions of pounds. Victoria Wood's will has caused shock after it was revealed her ex-husband would receive nothing. When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Furlough extension for Scotland in doubt after Tory Minister's television interview, The Prime Minister indicated that furlough could apply in Scotland after December 2nd, but colleague Robert Jenrick did not echo the remarks, Cruel Scots woman emptied £5000 from gran's savings in just one month. Nicola Sturgeon demands furlough clarity after Tory minister casts doubt on Boris Johnson's commitment. Sums ranging from £5,000 to £25,000 were given to friends. It is unique to her interpretation of the world, which she gives to our great delight on stage and screen. Barry McConnell admitted causing the fatal accident by “cutting the corner” of a T-junction. Inside story of how Celtic were brought down by Sean Connery as 007 actor turned real superspy. Mr Foote Wood said as a child his sister was shy, often unhappy and found an outlet in writing and performing. Daughter Grace, now 32, said that her mother only begrudgingly told people and would have rather have kept even the cancer battle private. Things became so heated that Loose Women host Andrea McLean was forced to step in to calm them down during the break. Chris Foote Wood said only the fiercely private comedian’s former husband and two children was aware that she was dying. She kept that very much within her immediate family. But her ex husband Geoffrey has been left nothing, according to The Sun . Calls have been made for Edinburgh Airport's name to be changed in tribute to the city's most famous son following the legendary actor's death on Saturday. Mr Foote Wood, 75, said his sister hated being called a national treasure and “never turned into a luvvie”, despite moving from Lancashire to Highgate in north London. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. order back issues and use the historic Daily Express The trust helps young and disabled people, while tackling poverty and promoting arts and culture. Police and ambulance crews were called to Portobello High Street shortly before 3pm on Monday but the 36-year-old bike rider was tragically pronounced dead at the scene. The Sun website is regulated by the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO). Henry Durham was born on May 2, 1992 in Marylebone, London, England as Henry William Durham. Loose Women panel in furious clash over lockdown - forcing host Andrea to 'calm down' stars. Get the stories that matter to you sent straight to your inbox with our daily newsletter. Man dies on A90 after being hit by bus in horror Angus crash. All I know is it’s a great loss to comedy in this country. Piers Morgan slams sick troll accusing Kate Garraway of faking Derek's COVID-19 battle, Piers Morgan fired back at a vicious troll who cruelly accused Kate Garraway of fabricating her husband Derek Draper's coronavirus battle, Footage of 'Rangers players' house party' emerges online. Teachers at Scots school accused of calling pupils 'monkeys' and 'slaves' in 40 separate complaints. Her big break came on talent show New Faces in 1974 while she was still a student. Duncan Preston, who appeared alongside the star in her BBC sitcom Dinnerladies, said: “I don’t think many people knew. I have been surprised and very pleased at the outpouring of grief and interest there has been in Victoria. Comments are subject to our community guidelines, which can be viewed, Victoria Wood with her children Henry and Grace, The star kept the cancer battle secret for years, her £9.3million fortune to set up a charity, Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO). Kate Garraway faces 'financial mess' as her husband Derek Draper remains in hospital. Police raced to the scene near the place of worship in the Austrian capital shortly after 8pm on Monday. Asif Rehman targeted the guards with a full kettle of boiling water. Victoria was married to the magician for 22 years before their split in 2002, and he is believed to have been with her when she died, following a short battle with cancer. The comedian was nominated 14 times for a Bafta, winning in 1986, 1987 and 1988 for Victoria Wood: As Seen On TV and in 1989 for An Audience With Victoria Wood. Express. 'Sir Sean Connery Airport' Petition launched to rename Edinburgh Airport. The Scots actor said he was 'excited and proud' to see so many copies of the 'lovely wee book' he's produced with fellow Outlander star Graham McTavish, which is released on Tuesday. Our journalists strive for accuracy but on occasion we make mistakes. Victoria Wood with her ex-husband Geoffrey Durham and children Grace & Henry. East Kilbride Thistle boss snaps up stars to bolster his squad. Victoria, 51, admitted: "I take a lot of responsibility. Grace Durham is a young British mezzo-soprano and a member of the Junges Ensemble at the Semperoper Dresden. Victoria Wood and her brother Chris Foote Wood. The comedian, who died last April, has donated half her cash to a charity set up in her name. Edinburgh-based Royal Navy commander 'raped teen cadet twice', Lieutenant Rhys Christie, 28, was branded a “predator” after he allegedly “exploited” the cadet in his hotel room after a Navy night out, Outlander's Sam Heughan says little Scots boy dressed as Jamie Fraser 'wins Halloween'. She kept that very much within her immediate family. The loss of her is incalculable.”. From the mid-1980s right up until her premature death in April 2016, Victoria Wood's appearances on stage and television were always eagerly anticipated, whether it was laugh-a-minute stand-up, a beautifully judged dramatic performance in the TV film Housewife, 49 (2006) or the canteen sitcom Dinnerladies (1998). 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It shows how much she has been taken into the national psyche.”. VICTORIA Wood's children revealed how she kept her illness secret for years before her death of cancer in 2016. We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. We are not close in that respect, although I did love her dearly. Victoria was married to Grace and Henry's father, Geoffrey Durham, for 22 years before splitting in 2002. Our Friend Victoria will air on BBC One next month, with Wood’s closest friends and colleagues delving into the archive to introduce and celebrate her work from four decades in the entertainment industry. Pictures show moment £2m 'cannabis factory farm' uncovered in Glasgow, Officers joined forces with Scottish Power Energy Networks staff to secure the site at an industrial unit in the Milton area of Glasgow, Grieving widow says death crash driver 'robbed' her of future with cyclist husband. Victoria left her £4 million home in north London to her children Grace, 28, and Henry, 24, a cottage in the Lake District and her photos and diaries, which she has requested are kept private. Grace Durham. "It looks like it's going to be OK but we just have to get through it," he says in an excerpt obtained by the Mirror. On Friday it was revealed that Victoria will be celebrated with a star-studded six-part TV series looking back at her work. Her friend and long-time comedy collaborator Julie Walters said: “Too heart sore to comment. What are non-essential shops: full list of retailers closing in 2nd lockdown, Moment husband 'proves' his pregnant wife’s child isn’t his at their BABY SHOWER, Ryan Giggs arrested on ­suspicion of assaulting his girlfriend at his mansion, Model in low-cut print top forced to cover boobs on flight with son, 7, The Chase contestant reveals behind-the-scenes secrets from the game show, ©News Group Newspapers Limited in England No. Our. 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