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 is repeated on Gold today at 10pm.

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
    Chris Wadsworth Editor
    Simon Brint Composer
    Harry Banks Production Designer

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