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

French And Saunders

  • TV sketch show
  • BBC One / BBC Two
  • 1987 - 2017
  • 49 episodes (6 series)

Long-running popular sketch show starring Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders. Also features Betty Marsden, Simon Brint, Rowland Rivron, The Hot Hoofers, Kirsty MacColl and more.

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1999 Specials - The French And Saunders Christmas Special 1999

A comedy programme for Christmas, written by and starring Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders, in which the duo tackle the latest Star Wars movie.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 28th December 1999
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 9th December 2015 11:05pm Gold
Thursday 10th December 2015 1:20am Gold
Thursday 6th October 2016 2:15am Gold
Saturday 12th November 2016 11:10pm Gold
Monday 14th November 2016 9:55pm Gold
Monday 21st November 2016 10:55pm Gold

Cast & crew

Dawn French Various
Jennifer Saunders Various
Guest cast
Selina Cadell Ensemble Actor
Stephen Frost Ensemble Actor
John Inman Ensemble Actor
Janette Tough (as Janette Krankie) Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Dawn French Writer
Jennifer Saunders Writer
Production team
Dominic Brigstocke Director
Jo Sargent Producer
Jon Plowman Executive Producer
Will Yarrow Editor
Sarah Burns Costume Designer
John Daly Director of Photography
Jan Sewell Make-up Designer
Graham Rimmington Lighting Designer
Simon Brint Composer
Dennis De Groot Production Designer

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