Absolutely Fabulous. Image shows from L to R: Bubble (Jane Horrocks), Saffron (Julia Sawalha), Edina (Jennifer Saunders), Mother (June Whitfield), Patsy (Joanna Lumley). Copyright: Saunders And French Productions / BBC.

Absolutely Fabulous

BBC One and BBC Two sitcom focusing on two fashionistas. 39 episodes (5 series), 1992 - 2012. Stars Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley, Julia Sawalha, June Whitfield and Jane Horrocks.

Series 1, Episode 2 - Fat

Penny Casper-Morse, a stick thin model from Eddy's 1960s past, is coming to visit. Edina's already worried about her weight, having failed to exercise for about 30 years, and now the issue's pressing!

Further details

Penny Casper-Morse, a stick thin model from Eddy's 1960s past, is coming to visit. Edina's already worried about her weight, having failed to exercise for about 30 years, and now the issue's pressing!

As the date draws closer, Patsy, Saffron, Bubble, Mother and ex-husband Justin gather close and Edina considers diet pills, surgery and even the dreaded... exercise.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 19th November 1992
Time
9pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Jennifer Saunders Edina
    Joanna Lumley Patsy
    Julia Sawalha Saffron
    June Whitfield Mother
    Jane Horrocks Bubble
    Guest cast
    Christopher Malcolm Justin (Saffy's Father)
    Alexandra Bastedo Penny
    Anthony Asbury Georgy
    Russell Kilmister Surgeon
    Writing team
    Jennifer Saunders Writer
    Ruby Wax Script Editor
    Production team
    Bob Spiers Director
    Jon Plowman Producer
    Chris Wadsworth Editor
    Bryan Ellis Production Designer
    Simon Brint Composer
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