Monday, June 21, 2021

Victoria Wood CBE (1953 – 2016)

Victoria Wood CBE (1953 – 2016)Comedian Victoria Wood’s final tweet was: “Life’s not fair, is it? Some of us drink champagne in the fast lane, and some of us eat our sandwiches by the loose chippings on the A597”. A Lancashire lass and mother of two, national treasure Wood attended Quaker meetings and was a committed vegetarian. She once remarked: “I’m all for killing animals and turning them into handbags. I just don’t want to have to eat them”.

 

 

 

Subscribe to our free once daily email newsletter here:

     

    The Roll Call - SIGHTS AND SOUNDS

    < Categories
    Wacky, gay actor and Catweazle star Geoffrey Bayldon (1924 – 2017) – Leeds born actor Geoffrey Bayldon was best known for playing Catweazle in the 1970s series of same name. He turned down playing Dr Who twice

    1

    Geoffrey Bayldon (1924 – 2017)

    Miriam Margolyes OBE – Actress and humanitarian advocate

    2

    Miriam Margolyes OBE

    Jan Harvey – Actress and star of Howards’ Way

    3

    Jan Harvey

    Jean Alexander (born Jean Alexander Hodgkinson, 1926 – 2016)

    4

    Jean Alexander (born Jean Alexander Hodgkinson, 1926 – 2016)

    Victoria Wood CBE (1953 – 2016)

    5

    Victoria Wood CBE (1953 – 2016)

    British actress and singer Patricia Routledge CBE (born Katherine Patricia Routledge)

    6

    Patricia Routledge CBE (born Katherine Patricia Routledge)

    Tom Read Wilson

    7

    Tom Read Wilson

    Ellen Perry - Film director, producer and writer - Will, The Fall of Fujimori

    8

    Ellen Perry

    Sam Hoare

    9

    Sam Hoare

    Todd Traina

    10

    Todd Traina

    Winchester and Oxford educated actor Alex Wyndham

    11

    Alex Wyndham

    Dominique Dunne (1959 – 1982)

    12

    Dominique Dunne (1959 – 1982)

    Brendan Jay Sullivan (AKA “DJVh1”)

    13

    Brendan Jay Sullivan

    Shirley Temple (AKA “America’s Little Darling”, 1928 – 2014)

    14

    Shirley Temple (AKA “America’s Little Darling”, 1928 – 2014)

    Emily Mortimer

    15

    Emily Mortimer

    Ava Gardner

    16

    Ava Gardner (1922 – 1990)

    Sofia Coppola

    17

    Sofia Coppola

    Charlie Siem

    18

    Charlie Siem

    Kerry Washington

    19

    Kerry Washington

    Gillian Anderson

    20

    Gillian Anderson

    James Bay

    21

    James Bay

    Aidan Turner

    22

    Aidan Turner

    Robin Wright

    23

    Robin Wright (formerly “Robin Gayle Wright” and “Robin Wright Penn”)

    Emily VanCamp

    24

    Emily VanCamp

    Siân Phillips

    25

    Siân Phillips CBE

    Zack Peck

    26

    Zack Peck (also known as Zackary Peck)

    Paula Wilcox

    27

    Paula Wilcox

    Jack Peñate

    28

    Jack Peñate

    Ronnie Spector

    29

    Ronnie Spector

    Angela Lansbury FI 1

    30

    Angela Lansbury

    Theo James FI1 1

    31

    Theo James (born Theodore Peter James Kinnaird Taptiklis)

    Eli Wallach FI 1

    32

    Eli Wallach (1915 – 2014)

    Robert F Kennedy III FI 1

    33

    Robert F. Kennedy III (AKA “Bobby Kennedy III”)

    Gerard Depardieu FI 1

    34

    Gérard Depardieu

    Sir Donald Sinden FI 1

    35

    Sir Donald Sinden CBE, FRSA (1923 – 2014)

    Henry Cavill FI 1 1

    36

    Henry Cavill

    Josh Bowman FI 1

    37

    Josh Bowman

    Matt Bomer FI 1

    38

    Matt Bomer

    Felicity Kendal FI 1

    39

    Felicity Kendal CBE

    The Singing Lady FI 1

    40

    The Singing Lady

    Nigella Lawson FI 1

    41

    The Hon. Nigella Lawson

    Benjamin Britten FI 1

    42

    Lord Britten, OM, CH (better known as Benjamin Britten; 1913 – 1976)

    Anton Lesser FI 1

    43

    Anton Lesser

    Peter Czernin FI 1

    44

    Peter Czernin

    Susan Bennett FI 1

    45

    Susan Bennett (AKA Siri and Tillie The All Time Teller)

    Jake Shears FI 1

    46

    Jake Shears (born Jason F. Sellards)

    Anna Chancellor FI 1

    47

    Anna Chancellor

    Jamie Campbell Bower FI 1

    48

    Jamie Campbell Bower

    Michael Cassidy FI 1

    49

    Michael Cassidy

    Wentworth Miller III FI 2

    50

    Wentworth Miller III

    Flora Ogilvy FI1 1

    51

    Flora Ogilvy

    Cory Monteith FI 1

    52

    Cory Monteith (1982 – 2013)

    Alan Whicker FI 1

    53

    Alan Whicker CBE (1925 – 2013)

    Stuart Brayson FI 1

    54

    Stuart Brayson

    Passenger FI 1

    55

    Mike Rosenberg (AKA Passenger)

    Emmanuelle Seigner FI 1

    56

    Emmanuelle Seigner

    Winona Ryder FI 1

    57

    Winona Ryder (born Winona Horowitz)

    Bonnie Tyler FI 1

    58

    Bonnie Tyler (born Gaynor Hopkins, also known as Sherene Davis)

    Libby Purves FI 1

    59

    Libby Purves OBE

    Penelope Wilton FI 1

    60

    Penelope Wilton OBE

    Richard Griffiths FI 1

    61

    Richard Griffiths OBE (1947 – 2013)

    Ben Howard FI 1

    62

    Ben Howard

    Rachel Khoo FI 1

    63

    Rachel Khoo

    Josh Henderson FI 1

    64

    Josh Henderson

    Petula Clark FI 1

    65

    Petula Clark CBE

    Morena Baccarin Hot at Emmy 06 1

    66

    Morena Baccarin

    Anne Robinson FI 1

    67

    Anne Robinson

    Gaspard Ulliel FI 1

    68

    Gaspard Ulliel

    Shia LaBeouf

    69

    Shia LaBeouf

    Eddie Redmayne FI 1

    70

    Eddie Redmayne

    Derek Paravicini FI 1

    71

    Derek Paravicini

    Antony Costa FI 1

    72

    Antony Costa

    Adele FI 1

    73

    Adele Adkins

    Beverley Craven FI 1

    74

    Beverley Craven

    High Bonnevile FI 1

    75

    Hugh Bonneville

    Delia FI 1

    76

    Delia Smith CBE

    Pam Ayres FI 1

    77

    Pam Ayres MBE

    Lord Reith FI 1

    78

    John Reith, The Rt. Hon. The Lord Reith KT GVCO GBE CB TD PC (1889 –1971)

    Tippi Hedren FI 1

    79

    Tippi Hedren (born Nathalie Kay Hedren)

    Taylor Swift FI 1

    80

    Taylor Swift

    Benjamin McKenzie FI 1

    81

    Benjamin McKenzie (born Benjamin McKenzie Schenkkan)

    82

    Helen Worth (born Cathryn Helen Wigglesworth and also known as "Gail Platt")

    William Roache FI 1

    83

    William Roache MBE (better known as Ken Barlow)

    Uggie 1

    84

    Uggie

    Damian Lewis 1

    85

    Damian Lewis

    Lyndon Ogbourne 1

    86

    Lyndon Ogbourne

    Lyndon Ogbourne

    87

    Daniel "Dan" O'Connor


    5e3b97728b2e4bf58c9ff7822befe328?s=96&d=mm&r=g
    The Steeple Times
    We research and background check our articles. If you believe we have made and error in some detail please get in touch, we seek always to write the truth and stand against a press owned by a self selected few. Please help us, we will accept all your likes, subscriptions and anonymous suport. The Editor and his team at the Steeple Times.

    3 COMMENTS

    1. Very much saddened by this terrible news. Another of the great comedians has departed. All we’re left with is Michael McIntyre and Ricky Gervais. God help us.

    2. Soooo sad, taken before her time. Hope her family read some of the tweets & Facebook comments and take comfort in realizing how loved she was as a comedian, bringer of laughter, and pompous-bubble-pricker. Let’s remember Acorn Antiques, and listen to her “Let’s Do It – the Ballad of Barry and Freda” on YouTube. A one-off. Genius.

    LEAVE A REPLY

    Please enter your comment!
    Please enter your name here

    Advertisement
    Advertisement

    Become a Patron of The Steeple Times

    Independent journalism will only remain independent if it is supported by clear-thinking people like you. We each have the command to make a real difference. Join us.

    2,668FansLike
    2,068FollowersFollow
    10,879FollowersFollow

    Subscribe For DAILY NEWS

    Please subscribe, like and share this very British site, it helps us grow. Your data is protected and The Steeple Times will send you an email at noon everyday that we rather trust you will enjoy.

    Advertisement

    Other Stories You May Enjoy

    Drax Avenue Wimbledon SW20 roofless ruin

    A £5m Roofless Ruin

    Fire damaged Wimbledon house with half its roof missing goes on sale for the staggering sum of £5 million; is this Britain’s most expensive roofless wreck?
    Chesham and Amersham goes yellow 2021

    The Return of the Yellow Card 2021

    Nikolay Kalinin analyses the reasons behind the Liberal Democrats’ success in the 2021 Chesham and Amersham by-election; is Boris Johnson about to suffer further at the hands of the ‘yellow peril’?
    Day 5 Royal Ascot 2021

    Runners & Riders – Day 5, Royal Ascot 2021

    Matthew Steeples analyses the top tipsters’ selections for Day 5 at Royal Ascot 2021 after landing 1st places at 22/1 and 19/4 yesterday.
    Ghislaine Maxwell Christopher Mason mate

    Missing Mate Ghislaine…

    As her chirping crooner chum Christopher Mason parties in prison-orange pants with her other mates, ‘Grubby Ghislaine’ Maxwell languishes in a paper jump suit; look at who and what she’s missing out on in the Hamptons… For her, it’s Krug-less via a bit of “Orange Is The New Black.”
    Royal Ascot 2021

    Runners & Riders – Day 4, Royal Ascot 2021

    Matthew Steeples analyses the top tipsters’ selections for Day 4 of Royal Ascot 2021 after landing a 22/1 winner yesterday and a 45/1 third place.
    The Gavinator Gavin Newsom vs Bosie The Clown Boris Johnson

    The Gavinator vs. The Clown

    Nikolay Kalinin contrasts ‘The Gavinator’ Gavin Newsom’s reopening of California with Boris Johnson’s still closed Britain and slams the latter for allowing the Indian variant to spread.
    Royal Ascot 2021 Day 3

    Runners & Riders – Day 3, Royal Ascot 2021

    Matthew Steeples analyses the top tipsters’ selections for Day 3 of Royal Ascot 2021 and offers some longshot choices at huge odds in 5 of the 7 races.
    Hollie Doyle Amtiyaz Royal Ascot 2021 winner

    Runners & Riders – Day 2, Royal Ascot 2021

    Matthew Steeples analyses the top tipsters’ selections for Day 2 of Royal Ascot 2021 after scoring a 33/1 winner yesterday.
    Royal Ascot 2021

    Runners & Riders – Day 1, Royal Ascot 2021

    Matthew Steeples analyses the top tipsters’ selections for Day 1 of Royal Ascot 2021 and offers selections in 5 of the 7 races.
    Andrew Neil GB News Tom Harwood condom

    Anything But GB News

    Nikolay Kalinin watched GB News’ launch night and found it to be anything but “doing the news differently.”

    Popular Articles From The Past

    Weather

    London
    overcast clouds
    13 ° C
    14 °
    11.5 °
    84 %
    1.8kmh
    90 %
    Mon
    13 °
    Tue
    15 °
    Wed
    20 °
    Thu
    22 °
    Fri
    21 °