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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Series 2, Episode 5

Full of dangerousness, spectacularness, and good old-fashioned family fun.

Broadcast details

Friday 8th April 1988
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 22nd March 2021 10:20pm Gold
Tuesday 23rd March 2021 1:00am Gold
Thursday 15th July 2021 1:20am Gold
Wednesday 9th March 2022 12:40am Gold
Sunday 8th January 2023 1:15am Gold
Monday 30th January 2023 1:40am Gold

Cast & crew

Dawn French Various
Jennifer Saunders Various
Simon Brint (as Raw Sex) Self
Rowland Rivron (as Raw Sex) Self
Guest cast
Sarah Greene TV Presenter
Stephanie Beacham Doreena Petherbridge
Adrian Edmondson John
Lenny Henry Richard
Charlie Reid (as The Proclaimers) Self
Craig Reid (as The Proclaimers) Self
Brian Conway Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Dawn French Writer
Jennifer Saunders Writer
Production team
Kevin Bishop Director
Geoff Posner Producer
Colin Jones Editor
Mykola Pawluk Editor
Graeme Story Production Designer
Buffy Kimm Production Designer
Sharon Lewis Costume Designer
Dorka Nieradzik Make-up Designer
Graham Rimmington Lighting Designer
Paul D'Auria Graphics
Andrew Smee Graphics

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