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 3 is repeated on Gold on Wednesday 5th February at 10:20pm.

Series 3, Episode 4 - Jealous

When Edina's arch-rival Claudia Bing beats her to a coveted Public Relations award set up by Edina herself, she is left fuming. Unfortunately a missing speech sends her comeback plans awry, and she rants against her own industry in frustration.

Further details

PR-land quakes with anticipation as the award season approaches. Edina, having paid for them, naturally expects to win her fair share. Arch rival Claudia Bing has other ideas. Eddy misses out on PR Person of the Year Award and wants revenge.

Meanwhile, Saffy gets some extra special education from her psychology lecturer. Supermodel Naomi Campbell puts in an appearance as herself, but where is Lulu when you need her?

Broadcast details

Thursday 27th April 1995
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jennifer Saunders Edina
Joanna Lumley Patsy
Julia Sawalha Saffron
June Whitfield Mother
Jane Horrocks Bubble
Guest cast
Celia Imrie Claudia Bing
Simon Stokes Gerard (Psychology Lecturer)
Paul Reynolds Squeak
Peter Richardson Tony
Joanna Bowen Journalist
Naomi Campbell Self
Lulu Self (Voice)
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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