Comedian Victoria Wood dies at age 62 after battle with cancer
Comedian Victoria Wood has died after a short battle with cancer, her publicist has said.
The actress died aged 62 at home in London with her family.
Neil Reading, Wood's publicist, said: "Victoria Wood has sadly passed away, after a short but brave battle with cancer.
"The multi Bafta award-winning writer, director, actor and comedian died peacefully at her north London home with family this morning. She was 62.
"The family ask for privacy at this very sad time."