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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

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

Video

Jeanne Durand

Patsy and Edina get star-struck...

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

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