Articles Tagged 'Jennifer Saunders'

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‘Absolutely Fabulous’ Movie Gets a Release Date

It seems like we’ve been posting Absolutely Fabulous movie updates for a good two years, probably because we have, but that’s kind of a great thing because it means production is steadily moving along. We have another Absolutely Fabulous movie update, and it’s a doozy. The producers of the TV series-turned-movie have confirmed the 2016 […]

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WATCH: 10 Alan Rickman Impressions

Whether he accepts it or not, Alan Rickman has a particularly interesting voice to try and impersonate. It’s not just a matter of getting the tone right, there are also those unique speech rhythms, the swooping intonation, the sudden pauses and breathy sighs. That’s presumably why so many actors—professional and amateur—have had a go at […]

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‘AbFab’ Movie: Edina Monsoon is Grandmum to Teenage Girl

Absolutely Fabulous co-creator Jennifer Saunders may be keen to write a storyline about Edina Monsoon’s (Saunders) daughter Saffy (Julia Sawalha) having a teenaged daughter in the new AbFab movie, but what is age-conscious Eddy going to say about it? RadioTimes reports the producers are casting a 13-year-old girl to play the role of Saffy’s daughter […]

Jennifer Saunders – Book Signing

WATCH: ‘Absolutely Fabulous’ Movie Has a Start Date

We’ve been talking about the Absolutely Fabulous series making it to the big screen for a while now, and plans seem to be falling into place. Comedienne and co-creator Jennifer Saunders first broke the news that there’d be more Ab Fab on the way in October 2013, telling a U.K. radio station, “It’s in my […]

Karen Gillan

10 British Actors Trying Their Hands at Pop Music

While there is some crossover between the disciplines of music and theatre—actors becoming singers, singers becoming actors—it’s fair to say that each makes very singular demands on the charisma of the performers. So while David Bowie is an enormously charismatic rock star, as an actor, he’s David Bowie, and therefore best suits roles in which […]

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Brit Binge Watching: 10 Little-Seen Brit Gems You Can Stream Online

We all have our favorite British TV programs, whether it be Doctor Who, AbFab, Gavin and Stacey, The IT Crowd, Doc Martin, Black Books, Sherlock, Downton Abbey … (whew, take a breath) the list could go on for ages. But there’s more out there. Lots more. And where is this British treasure trove you ask? These little-seen […]

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. She doesn’t hold back when saying she’s, “Sick with excitement.” French is known to perform with writing […]

Absolutely Fabulous

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 to pay her comedy partner Dawn French £100,000. Speaking on the Jonathan Ross show […]

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