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.

Episode menu

2003 Specials - French And Saunders Actually

Madonna and Britney, Rosemary and Thyme and free running are among this season's targets for the duo.

Broadcast details

Friday 26th December 2003
40 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 24th December 2015 11:00pm Gold
Friday 25th December 2015 1:10am Gold
Friday 23rd December 2016 12:20am Gold
Sunday 8th October 2017 2:30am Gold
Sunday 15th October 2017 2:45am Gold
Monday 6th November 2017 2:40am Gold
Thursday 30th November 2017 1:40am Gold

Cast & crew

Dawn French Various
Jennifer Saunders Various
Guest cast
Jools Holland Self
Harriet Thorpe Ensemble Actor
Patrick Barlow Ensemble Actor
Felicity Kendal Ensemble Actor
John Nettles Ensemble Actor
Daniel Casey Ensemble Actor
Pam Ferris Ensemble Actor
Suzy Aitchison Ensemble Actor
Paul Robinson Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Dawn French Writer
Jennifer Saunders Writer
Production team
Nick Wood Director
Jo Sargent Producer
Jon Plowman Executive Producer
Mykola Pawluk Editor
Harry Banks Production Designer
Rebecca Hale Costume Designer
Maralyn Sherman Make-up Designer
Simon Brint Composer
Andy Carroll Graphics
Zoe Stevenson Costume Designer
Peter Edwards Director of Photography
Julie Dartnell Make-up Designer
Martin Kempton Lighting Designer
Bruno Tonioli Choreographer
Carrie Rodd 1st Assistant Director

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