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 6, Episode 4

Denise Van Outen, Amanda Holden and Michelle Collins help out as the duo adopt the guise of Madonna and the mother of Chris Martin, singer with Coldplay. Other celebrity guests include Matt Lucas and David Walliams of Little Britain, Brian Cox, Marc Wootton and Basil Brush.


This episode was postponed from 22nd October.

Broadcast details

Friday 5th November 2004
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 22nd July 2021 11:20pm Gold
Sunday 16th January 2022 12:00am Gold
Sunday 16th January 2022 11:35pm Gold
Wednesday 30th March 2022 12:30am Gold
Tuesday 7th February 2023 2:40am Gold
Thursday 2nd March 2023 11:20pm Gold
Monday 13th March 2023 2:15am Gold

Cast & crew

Dawn French Various
Jennifer Saunders Various
Lorna Brown Ensemble Actor
Liza Tarbuck Ensemble Actor
Brenda Cowling Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Michelle Collins Ensemble Actor
Brian Cox Ensemble Actor
Max Digby Ensemble Actor
Ian Dunn Ensemble Actor
Roger Griffiths Ensemble Actor
Amanda Holden Ensemble Actor
Derren Litten Ensemble Actor
Matt Lucas Ensemble Actor
Denise Van Outen Ensemble Actor
David Walliams Ensemble Actor
Ruby Wax Ensemble Actor
Marc Wootton Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Dawn French Writer
Jennifer Saunders Writer
Production team
Ed Bye Director
Jo Sargent Producer
Jon Plowman Executive Producer
Mark Wybourn Editor
Harry Banks Production Designer
John Sorapure Director of Photography
Rebecca Hale Costume Designer
Maralyn Sherman Make-up Designer
Chris Kempton Lighting Designer
Simon Brint Composer
Andy Carroll Graphics
Joe Geary 1st Assistant Director

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