Victoria Derbyshire, 54, married her partner Mark Sandell after battling breast cancer
Victoria Derbyshire has revealed she has married her longtime partner Mark Sandell as they wanted a “massive party to celebrate” following her battle with breast cancer.
The Newsnight presenter, 54, gushed about her radio producer Beau, saying he was “amazing” during her illness.
Victoria, who is now embracing her 50s, is also hoping to be considered for the latest series of Strictly of Dancing.
Wedding bells: Victoria Derbyshire, 54, has revealed she has married her long-term partner Mark Sandell as they wanted a ‘massive party to celebrate’ following her battle with breast cancer
The couple, who share sons Oliver, 18, and Joe, 15, married in 2018 after the doctor gave the TV presenter the all-clear.
After 301 days of treatment, which included six chemotherapy sessions and 30 radiation therapy sessions, the mother-of-two was given the all-clear with an 11 percent chance of the cancer coming back.
She told Woman & Home: “Mark has really stepped up. He was incredible. He did everything to take care of me and the boys.
Love: The 54-year-old TV presenter has gushed about her radio producer Beau, saying he’s been “amazing” during her illness
“We got married after I got the all clear. We wanted to have a huge party and celebrate with our boys, Mark’s daughter – my stepdaughter Lizzie – and with our family and friends. It was wonderful,’
She went on to reveal her secret to a happy relationship, was laughter: “Mark is really funny and that’s just a joy.”
“You also have to recognize when the other person needs a little support. be a team And don’t sweat the little stuff.
Back to health: The couple, who share sons Oliver, 18, and Joe, 15, tied the knot in 2018 after doctor gave Victoria the all-clear
Chic: Stylish: Victoria looked stunning on the glossy magazine shoot, modeling a range of stylish ensembles
Adding, “I don’t care about laundry on the floor or spilled toothpaste — there are bigger fish to fry.”
Victoria looked stunning in the glossy magazine shoot, modeling a range of stylish ensembles.
She accentuated her defiant features with makeup and exuded confidence in front of the camera.
On sale: The February issue of Woman & Home will be available from 05 January 2023
She went on to discuss the death of Dame Deborah James who sadly lost her own battle with cancer in June 2022 at the age of just 40.
“The day she [Deborah] died, my mother texted me, ‘Vic I love you so much, I really feel for Deborah’s family.’ Because I was lucky’.
“None of us know how long we have left, so I want to have incredible life experiences and enjoy them.”
Gorgeous: She accentuated her age-defying features with makeup and exuded confidence in front of the camera
One thing she’s hoping to try is strut her stuff to the Glitterball trophy as a contestant on Strictly Come Dancing.
She said: “If asked to do Strictly – which I honestly don’t believe – I would definitely consider it. I’m not sure if it would be right because I do Newsnight.
“But hey, I did ‘I’m a Celebrity…’ two years ago and now I’m doing ‘Newsnight’ and people are cool with it. Nowadays people are less likely to label you. ‘
RIP: She went on to speak about the death of Dame Deborah James who sadly lost her own battle with cancer in June 2022 at the age of just 40
She then went on to talk about aging, saying she’s “hugging her 50s” now.
“My sister had a 50th birthday party in August and she had a chalkboard with pictures of us when we were younger and my god I looked ridiculous!”
She laughed: “No fashion sense and stupid makeup. I hope I’ve learned to look a little less silly and a little more elegant.”
The February issue of Woman & Home will be available from January 05, 2023
Honestly: “The day she [Deborah] died, my mother texted me, ‘Vic I love you so much, I really feel for Deborah’s family.’ Because I was lucky’
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