'Fame proved toxic for the relationship': when comedy double acts split
David Baddiel, Andy Zaltzman, Richard Herring and other comics on fame, failure and friendshipIn 1978, the year before the film 10 made a Hollywood star of Dudley Moore, the comedian appeared alongside his long-standing double-act partner, Peter Cook, on the Saturday-night chatshow Parkinson.“... [Read More]
The First ‘Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie’ Trailer Has Arrived
It’s been in the works for a while now, but now it’s official: Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley are headed to the big screen this summer with Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie, and the first trailer dropped today. Here’s what Fox said we can expect from the film: Appropriate for th... [Read More]
It’s cool, it’s refreshing, it’s the “Absolutely Fabulous” movie trailer
Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie reunites Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley as the iconic Edina and Patsy along with the rest of the original cast that includes Julia Sawalha as Saffy, Jane Horrocks as Bubble and June Whitfield as Mother. The award-winning team behind the camera includes Mandie Flet... [Read More]
It’s cool, it’s refreshing, it’s the “Absolutely Fabulous” movie trailer
Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie reunites Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley as the iconic Edina and Patsy along with the rest of the original cast that includes Julia Sawalha as Saffy, Jane Horrocks as Bubble and June Whitfield as Mother. The award-winning team behind the camera includes Mandie Flet... [Read More]
Jennifer Saunders reveals an ‘Absolutely Fabulous’ movie is happening in 2015
It’s looking like another beloved TV series is going to make the jump to the big screen. According to UK’s The Mirror, Jennifer Saunders reveals that she plans on making a movie adaptation of her show Absolutely Fabulous this year. She started writing the script twenty-years ago, and now... [Read More]
Jennifer Saunders Says the 'Absolutely Fabulous' Movie Is Happening This Year
by Megh Wright It looks like the Absolutely Fabulous movie is finally happening. The Daily Mirror reports that the film adaptation of the hit BBC sitcom created by and starring Jennifer Saunders now has a completed script titled Edina and Patsy, and Saunders intends to finish the project i... [Read More]
Jennifer Saunders is writing “Absolutely Fabulous” movie, television specials to air also
Absolutely Fabulous is coming back! Again! The cult-favorite British sitcom—which originally ran from 1992–1995, then from 2001–2003—will celebrate its 20th anniversary with three new television specials. And if everything goes according to plan, the... [Read More]
First Look: 'Absolutely Fabulous' returns with Patsy and Edina (photos) | EW
the cult British series is returning early next year on BBC America and Logo with a trio of new specials. But you don’t have to wait that long to reunite with the boozy Patsy (Joanna Lumley) and Edina (Jennifer Saunders): EW has the exclusive first look at how the fabulous duo are holding up in the new specials, which marks the first time they’ve reunited since the BBC America comedy Clatterford in 2006. [Read More]
Ab Fab to return for three 20th Anniversary specials
Absolutely Fabulous is to return for three half-hour specials, the BBC has announced. Filming has already begun on the episodes, with Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley, Julia Sawalha, June Whitfield and Jane Horrocks all reprising their roles. The new episodes mark 20 years since the original pilot was made. The series eventually ran from 1992 to 2003, with a special in 2004. Details of the plots have been kept secret – although the third episode will revolve around the London Olympics. The firs... [Read More]
Dawn French to tour... with a life-sized Jennifer Saunders puppet
Dawn French wants to go on tour – but with a life-sized puppet in place of Jennifer Saunders. French says she came up with the idea because she yearns to go back on the road, but her double-act partner of 30 years did not. She told Smooth Radio’ Mark Goodier today: ‘I can't resist it. I don't think Jennifer wants to, so no more French and Saunders touring but I want to do a one-woman show. ‘In fact I'm planning one now and I've got to write it. I want to do it with a puppet, they are called Hand... [Read More]