Victoria Derbyshire, 54,married her partner Mark Sandell following battle with ... trends now

Victoria Derbyshire, 54,married her partner Mark Sandell following battle with ... trends now
Victoria Derbyshire, 54,married her partner Mark Sandell following battle with ... trends now

Victoria Derbyshire, 54,married her partner Mark Sandell following battle with ... trends now

Victoria Derbyshire has revealed she wed her long term partner Mark Sandell as they wanted a 'massive party to celebrate' following her battle with breast cancer.

The Newsnight host, 54, gushed about her radio producer beau and said he was 'incredible' during her illness.

Victoria who is now 'embracing her 50s' also hopes to be considered for the latest series of Strictly of Dancing.   

Wedding bells: Victoria Derbyshire, 54, has revealed she wed her long term partner Mark Sandell as they wanted a 'massive party to celebrate' following her battle with breast cancer

Wedding bells: Victoria Derbyshire, 54, has revealed she wed 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, tied the knot in 2018 after doctor's gave the television host the all clear. 

Following 301 days of treatment including six sessions of chemotherapy and 30 sessions of radiotherapy, the mother-of-two was given the all clear with an 11 per cent chance of the cancer recurring. 

She told Woman & Home: 'Mark totally stepped up. He was incredible. He did everything to look after me and the boys'. 

Love: The television host, 54, gushed about her radio producer beau and said he was 'incredible' during her illness

Love: The television host, 54, gushed about her radio producer beau and said he was 'incredible' during her illness

'We got married after I got the all-clear. We wanted to have a massive party and celebrate with our boys, Mark's daughter – my stepdaughter, Lizzie – and with our family and friends'. It was amazing,'

She went on to reveal her secret to a happy relationship was laughter: 'Mark is really funny and that is just a joy'. 

'You also need to realise when the other person needs a bit of support. Be a team. And don't sweat the small stuff. 

Back to health: The couple, who share sons Oliver, 18, and Joe, 15, tied the knot in 2018 after doctor's gave Victoria the all clear

Back to health: The couple, who share sons Oliver, 18, and Joe, 15, tied the knot in 2018 after

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