The 'Absolutely Fabulous' star – who turned down an OBE in 2001 – revealed her own father had a CBE for serving in the Royal Air Force.
Absolutely Fabulous star Jennifer Saunders will host a new ITV talk show where she drives around in a 1960s E-Type Jaguar
The actress who starred as ditsy PA Bubble in the hit 1990s sitcom thinks her character might have been cut for being a stereotype.
Hardline Brexiteers like Nigel Farage have yet to launch a counter-petition
Here we go again! Comic Relief ‘s Mamma Mia sequel starring Jennifer Saunders, Tom Hollander, Carey Mulligan and Gemma Arterton ‘hilarious’ say fans
Comedy star Dawn French isn’t usually the kind of person you associate with raunchy sex scenes, but she admits she’s relished the opportunity to get stuck in during the filming of new Sky drama Delicious. Admitting that the role is a wee bit different to the Vicar of Dibley, Dawn said: “I’m in my late 50s and, despite what the younger generation might think, we do still have an interest in sex.
BBC2′s Absolutely Fashion: Inside British Vogue concluded its two-part series last Thursday, a documentary that peeks inside the world of British Vogue. Director Richard Macer gained unprecedented access to the professional life of Vogue director Alexandra Shulman and her colleagues, the first time in the publication history that such behind the scenes access had been granted. To mark the centenary year of the fashion bible, Macer filmed the office and staff for nine months, from being invited on a photo shoot with Kate Moss, going to the National Portrait Gallery to see the installation that celebrates their 100 years and interviewing some of the other key people involved in the daily running of the magazine.
While Bake Off fans are still reeling from the news that Mel and Sue have turned down the chance to ‘follow the dough’ to Channel 4, TV bosses are already focusing their attention on who the hell can possibly replace them. Yes, yes - we know the answer is probably ‘no one’, but the bookies at William Hill have helpfully put together a list of the stars who could be bellowing soon be bellowing ‘On your marks, get set… BAKE!’ Pictures: Rex, Wenn, BBC, PA
In case you’ve somehow managed to miss all the excitement, Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley have been busy promoting their highly anticipated new film, Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie.
Rebel Wilson has revealed that she had the same reaction when meeting one of her idols as we imagine we’d have if we ever met ours - crying. Yep, Rebel is such a huge fan of Absolutely Fabulous that she cried when she met Jennifer Saunders, who plays Edina. Explaining just how much she loves Jennifer, Rebel told The Mirror: “I’m a huge ‘Absolutely Fabulous’ fan.
Good news for Luther fans: the hit BBC drama will be back on your screens sooner than you think. Idris Elba will return for a one-off sketch in aid of Sport Relief this March and that’s not all, as he’ll be reuniting with Ruth Wilson, who played the deranged Alice Morgan in the first three series. Unfortunately, Ruth couldn’t be part of the two-part miniseries that made up series four and she was replaced by Game of Thrones’ Rose Leslie.