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 10:25pm.

Series 5, Episode 4 - Huntin' Shootin' & Fishin'

Having won the contract to promote a new Duchy Originals range for Prince Charles, Eddy decides she must get into the lifestyles of the landed gentry, taking Patsy away for an expensive weekend of country pursuits. Saffy, meanwhile, is trying to keep Sarah away from Emma Bunton.

Further details

After winning the contract to promote a new product in Prince Charles's Duchy Originals range, Eddy declares herself to be 'by Royal appointment', and decides to follow Madonna's lead by taking up the English country life.

After a drunken shooting spree, and an enlightening encounter with wildlife, however, Patsy and Edina decide that it's not for them.

Back in London, Sarah has met Emma Bunton - an old school friend of Saffy's - at her baby shower, and begun to stalk the beleaguered pop princess...

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 7th November 2003
Time
9pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jennifer Saunders Edina
Joanna Lumley Patsy
Julia Sawalha Saffron
Jane Horrocks Bubble
Guest cast
Naoko Mori Sarah
Mossie Smith Flossie
Stephen Finegold Policeman
Emer O'Connor Policewoman
Emma Bunton Self
Clarissa Dickson Wright (as Clarissa Dickson-Wright) 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
Barry Osment Editor
Simon Brint Composer
Harry Banks Production Designer
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