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 3, Episode 1 - Door Handle

Eddy's become bogged down in the detail whilst renovating the kitchen after Patsy's fire, and is on the hunt for a very specific door handle. If only she could remember where she saw it - or which continent it may be on...

Further details

Eddy's kitchen is being rebuilt after Patsy burnt it down with a rogue cigarette, and she's determined to make sure her new decor is perfectly co-ordinated.

Eddy treats her seach for the perfect matching door handle as if she were hunting the Holy Grail. She flies on Concorde to New York taking Patsy with her on her quest.

While galavanting round the Big Apple they bump into some rather disreputable characters. Edina even finds time to have her navel pierced. When they get home Saffy reveals that it is her birthday - Eddy has forgotten. Will she be able to rustle up a present?

Broadcast details

Thursday 30th March 1995
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jennifer Saunders Edina
Joanna Lumley Patsy
Julia Sawalha Saffron
June Whitfield Mother
Jane Horrocks Bubble
Writing team
Jennifer Saunders Writer
Ruby Wax Script Editor
Production team
Bob Spiers Director
Jon Plowman Producer

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