Victoria Wood's brother defends book that labels comedian a 'fat, unhappy girl'
The book, which is due out later this month, includes extracts from a journal written by the pair's late father Stanley Wood.
In the private diary, he criticises her for being overweight, details her relationship with an early boyfriend and describes Wood as being "very glum and morose".
Much-loved comedian and actress Wood was fiercely private, and the news of her death in April, at the age of 62 from cancer, came as a shock to most people as she kept her illness out of the public eye.
Her brother Chris Foote Wood said the book, called Victoria Wood Comedy Genius - Her Life And... read more
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