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 1 is repeated on Gold today at 10pm.

Press Clippings

Phoebe Waller-Bridge 'obsessed' with Ab Fab

Phoebe Waller-Bridge "got really obsessed" with Absolutely Fabulous, because she loved how the cast were able to do "exactly what they wanted to do".

Female First, 29th May 2019

The Top 10 British sitcoms of the 90s

The 1990s were a period of renewed confidence in the UK. The economy continued to boom and Blair's huge majority made 'Cool Britannia' a phenomenon. Oasis and Blur fought it out as most influential band, and the Spice Girls were everywhere. What a time to be alive! Sitcoms didn't disappoint either, and offered a rich variety.

Greg Jameson, Entertainment Focus, 13th May 2019

Jennifer Saunders once considered 'killing off' Ab Fab

Joanna Lumley revealed during the BFI and Radio Times TV Festival that her co-star suggested a drastic way to end the show - but she joked that the characters "can never die".

Radio Times, 14th April 2019

Fawlty Towers tops Radio Times greatest British sitcom list

Fawlty Towers has come out top of a list of the greatest British sitcoms, as compiled by Radio Times magazine.

British Comedy Guide, 9th April 2019

13 utterly charming British comedies on Netflix

A look at some British comedies on Netflix.

Refinery 29, 15th January 2019

Definitive guide to British comedy since Fawlty Towers

The British are coming, and they want to invade your television. With ... laughter.

Devon Ivie, Vulture, 21st November 2018

Saunders: 'The Americans wanted to subtitle Ab Fab'

It may have become a cult hit in America but US broadcasters weren't immediately sure what to make Absolutely Fabulous, creator Jennifer Saunders has revealed.

Chortle, 6th November 2018

Do we want Absolutely Fabulous back?

On some level it's hard not to get behind a sitcom that would place older female characters front and centre.

Nick Levine, Refinery 29, 14th October 2018

French & Saunders are planning a film

Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders are planning to make a film together. French revealed the news as part of a wide-ranging podcast interview in which she discussed parts of her private life.

British Comedy Guide, 5th March 2018

The best 90s TV comedies to revisit on Netflix

Here are the best TV comedies of the 90s to watch on the streaming service.

Alex Nelson, i Newspaper, 8th February 2018