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 5, Episode 3 - Panickin'

Patsy takes on her first proper celebrity styling client, in the form of actress Minnie Driver. Unfortunately Eddy's had a panic room installed - the latest craze - and they promptly manage to lock themselves in...

Further details

Edina, conscious of her impending duties as a grandmother, follows the lead of celebrities everywhere and installs a panic room.

She and Patsy promptly lock themselves in. Patsy's new client, Minnie Driver, is left in the hands of Bubble, and Edina & Patsy take to spying on Saffron and her friend Sarah via the hidden cameras in the house.

Broadcast details

Friday 31st October 2003
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Jennifer Saunders Edina
    Joanna Lumley Patsy
    Julia Sawalha Saffron
    Jane Horrocks Bubble
    Guest cast
    Naoko Mori Sarah
    Minnie Driver Self
    Writing team
    Jennifer Saunders Writer
    Sue Perkins Writer (Additional Material)
    Ruby Wax Script Editor
    Production team
    Dewi Humphreys (as Dewi Humphries) Director
    Jo Sargent Producer
    Jon Plowman Executive Producer
    Chris Wadsworth Editor
    Simon Brint Composer
    Harry Banks Production Designer

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