French And Saunders. Image shows from L to R: Dawn French, Jennifer Saunders.

French And Saunders

BBC One and BBC Two sketch show starring Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders. 48 episodes (6 series), 1987 - 2017. Stars Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders.

French And Saunders. Image shows from L to R: Jennifer Saunders, Dawn French. Copyright: BBC.

French And Saunders

Long-running popular sketch show starring Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders

Genre
Sketch Show
Broadcast
1987 - 2017
Channels
BBC One, BBC Two
Episodes
48   (6 series), plus 3 highlights and Comic Relief specials
Starring
Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders
Writers
Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders

Observations on British life, popular culture parodies, musings and more are all under the spotlight of comedy duo Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders.

From spoofs of the biggest films to pop song pastiches, offbeat rants and their own unique take on every-day life, each episode is packed full of sketches to deliver laugh after laugh.

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Also known as
  • French & Saunders (Other official name)
  • 300 Years Of French And Saunders (Other official name)
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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 9th March 1987 on BBC Two at 9pm
Last new broadcast
Monday 25th December 2017 on BBC One at 10:35pm
Last repeat
Friday 14th December 2018 at 12:30am on Gold

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