Tag Archives: Dawn French

Dawn French is “Sick With Excitement” Over U.K. Tour

Actress and comedian Dawn French (French and Saunders, The Vicar of Dibley) is gearing up for her first solo tour, which she says will be “somewhere between a monologue, a play, and an autobiographical slideshow,” reports BBC News. ...

RIP Roger Lloyd-Pack: Five Of His Greatest Roles

The BBC is reporting that the actor Roger Lloyd-Pack has died, aged 69. He had been suffering from pancreatic cancer.

Jennifer Saunders: ‘The AbFab Movie IS Happening’

Now here’s a thing we should have put in our things to look forward to in 2014 post. Jennifer Saunders has confirmed that she is working on an Absolutely Fabulous movie, and what’s more, if she doesn’t do it, she has ...

Greatest ‘Doctor Who’ References in Pop Culture: Spoofs

As you’d expect of any show that has lasted as long as Doctor Who has, there have been no shortage of skits based on Time Lords, Daleks, TARDISes and regenerations over the years. In fact, there’s a fairly comprehensive list ...

Brits with Birthdays: Dan Stevens’ Baby Blues Turn 31

Dan Stevens, the blue-eyed British heartthrob whose departure from Downton Abbey at the end of last season left many fans feeling bereft, turns 31 this Thursday, Oct. 10.

Jean Marsh Looking to Rebuild ‘The House of Eliott’

Jean Marsh wants to be back in fashion. The 79-year old actress, who co-created the beloved original Upstairs, Downstairs TV series (1971-75) along with fellow thespian Eileen Atkins, now wants to revive The House of Eliott.

Damian Lewis In ‘The Vicar Of Dibley’? It Must Be Comic Relief

It’s Comic Relief time again, in the UK, and that means, among other things, a lot of money raised for charitable causes, a lot of awareness raised as to why that money needed gathering together, and a few old TV shows raised from ...

Dawn French Is James Corden’s Mum…

…in a new BBC comedy written by James and his Gavin & Stacey co-star Mathew Baynton (he played the magically stupid Deano, as seen in this clip here).

Dawn French: “I Refuse To Dislike My Old Body”

Dawn French’s astonishing weight-loss (100 pounds and counting)  has been one of the more remarkable things to happen this decade, and it has resulted in quite a bit of newspaper moralising. Not that anyone is criticising one of ...

Dawn French’s Diet Tip: Eat Less, Walk More

Dawn French, star of The Vicar of Dibley and French and Saunders and all round British cultural treasure, has been speaking at length about the factors that lead to her recent four-and-a-half stone (that’s 63 pounds) weight loss.