Press clippings Page 11
Bond girl, fashion icon, renowned stage actor, Gurkha champion: Joanna Lumley has had a wonderful career. But it is her portrayal of Patsy in Absolutely Fabulous that is stamped on the nation's consciousness. She talks about the new episodes of the show.Stuart Jeffries, The Observer, 11th December 2011
ITV has set out to win the Christmas Day ratings war with a festive serving of Downton Abbey.Anita Singh, The Telegraph, 1st December 2011
As Jennifer Saunders prepares to celebrate the upcoming 20th anniversary with a selection of Christmas specials - and possibly a film - I am reminded of that period of my life. And do you know what? I could not be more excited.Lynne Franks, The Telegraph, 22nd November 2011
Still, Harriet Thorpe, who appears in it, tells me: "Jennifer keeps everything current. She acknowledges the recession, but doesn't make it all about that."
Speaking at the first night of Crazy for You in the West End, Thorpe adds: "It's very clever, and, of course, incredibly funny to see how the characters cope."
Their co-star June Whitfield says, perhaps even more depressingly, that Eddy and Patsy are shown to be getting on a bit. The actress, 85, insists that this "opens up a whole new avenue of hilarity".Tim Walker, The Telegraph, 19th October 2011
Two pictures from the new series of the show.Entertainment Weekly, 6th October 2011