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 6 - Schmoozin'

Eddy's first ever boyfriend, Pete, is back on the scene, and he's in possession of a set of lost Beatles recordings. As he, Patsy and Eddy celebrate the find and prepare to unveil the tapes to the world, it seems that nothing can go wrong.

Further details

Absolutely Fabulous. Image shows from L to R: Patsy (Joanna Lumley), Elton John, Edina (Jennifer Saunders). Copyright: Saunders And French Productions / BBC.

Eddy's boyfriend Pete has found himself in possession of a collection of lost Beatles recordings. After meticulous restoration, the two plan a party, with Elton John invited, to present them to the world for the first time.

The relationship seems to be going well, and the triumphant launch event seems - for once in Edina's life - to be going off without a hitch. If only Pete hadn't left them alone, drunk, at Abbey Road Studios...

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 28th November 2003
Time
9pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jennifer Saunders Edina
Joanna Lumley Patsy
Julia Sawalha Saffron
June Whitfield Mother
Jane Horrocks Bubble
Guest cast
Harriet Thorpe Fleur
Helen Lederer Catriona
Robert Lindsay Pete
Katie Blake Booberella Actor
Sam Spedding Booberella Actor
Jon Plowman Man At Party
Elton John (as Sir Elton John CBE) 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
Ben Lee-Delisle Composer
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