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.

2011 Christmas Specials - Job

Edina has some crucial questions to answer, including: Has she still got it? And could a new client destroy her relationship with Saffy or make it stronger?

Further details

Absolutely Fabulous. Image shows from L to R: Patsy (Joanna Lumley), Royal Albert Hall Manager (Patricia Potter), Edina (Jennifer Saunders). Copyright: Saunders And French Productions / BBC.

Edina has some crucial questions to answer, including: Has she still got it? And could a new client destroy her relationship with Saffy or make it stronger?

With fewer and fewer clients and a daughter who despises her, it's business as usual but, when Eddy and Patsy meet a famous French film star whom Saffy hugely admires, Eddy hopes that the job of taking her on as a client could bring a new-found respect, and some much-needed income.

The problem is that her client's talents aren't everything they seem to be...

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 1st January 2012
Time
9:40pm
Channel
BBC One
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
    Harriet Thorpe Fleur
    Helen Lederer Catriona
    Lindsay Duncan Jeanne Durand
    Hannah Dodd Saffy's Do Gooder
    Patricia Potter Royal Albert Hall Manager
    Llewella Gideon Beautician
    Rose Johnson Patsy's Intern
    Camille Ucan Bubble's Intern
    Femi Oyeniran Agent
    Amy Yamazaki Agent
    Lulu Self
    Emma Bunton Self
    Kirsty Wark Self
    Mark Kermode Self
    Eleanor Kate Jackson (as La Roux) Self
    Writing team
    Jennifer Saunders Writer
    Ruby Wax Script Editor
    Production team
    Mandie Fletcher Director
    Justin Davies Producer
    Jon Plowman Executive Producer
    Jake Bernard Editor
    Simon Brint Composer
    Harry Banks Production Designer
    Richard Sisson Pianist

    Video

    Jeanne Durand

    Patsy and Edina get star-struck...

    Featuring: Jennifer Saunders (Edina), Joanna Lumley (Patsy), Lindsay Duncan (Jeanne Durand).

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