“Sweetie Darlings“, I can’t tell you how excited I am for the return of Absolutely Fabulous. In case you weren’t aware, the hit British comedy that is written by and stars Jennifer Saunders is returning to the boob tube for three new Christmas special episodes. Two of them will air over the holidays, while the third will air closer to the 2012 Summer Olympic Games. Above is your first look at the new cast photo!
Yesterday, Saunders told BBC One that there wasn’t a lot of space for celebrity cameos saying, “With only three episodes there are a lot of people to pack in, but we’ve got the regulars, Lulu and Emma Bunton.” She also addressed the idea of a movie. “I did say it to someone and it seems to have ballooned into an idea. I’m thinking about it, really seriously thinking about it.” In the meantime, check out what the first two episodes will be about below.
First Episode Plot:
In the first of three new episodes written by and starring Jennifer Saunders, with Joanna Lumley, Julia Sawalha, Jane Horrocks and June Whitfield, there’s an awful lot of catching up to do.
First of all there’s a homecoming for one of them who’s been ‘away’ for quite some time. She arrives at the Monsoon household with a new – slightly scary – best friend. Her presence could be either a blessing or a disaster, raising questions of identity that could even involve a certain person owning up to her real age … if she can remember it.
Warning: A Royal Wedding is re-enacted by Bubble.
Second Episode Plot:
Edina has some crucial questions to answer, including: Has she still got it? And could a new client destroy her relationship with Saffy or make it stronger?
With fewer and fewer clients and a daughter who despises her, it’s business as usual but, when Eddy and Patsy meet a famous French film star whom Saffy hugely admires, Eddy hopes that the job of taking her on as a client could bring a new-found respect, and some much-needed income.
The problem is that her client’s talents aren’t everything they seem to be…
Warning: Edina Monsoon sings.