First look at Mark Gatiss in new ‘Absolutely Fabulous’ movie

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Sherlock actor, co-creator and writer Mark Gatiss has a role in the upcoming Ab Fab movie.

Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley are back as Edina and Patsy in the long-awaited feature film, alongside the rest of the original cast, including Julia Sawalha as Saffy, Jane Horrocks as Bubble, Kathy Burke as Magda, Celia Imrie as Claudia Bing and June Whitfield as Mother.

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Watch a teaser for Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie

The movie’s official synopsis reads: “Appropriate for their big screen debut, Edina and Patsy are still oozing glitz and glamour, living the high life they are accustomed to; shopping, drinking and clubbing their way around London’s trendiest hotspots.

“Blamed for a major incident at an uber fashionable launch party, they become entangled in a media storm and are relentlessly pursued by the paparazzi.

“Fleeing penniless to the glamorous playground of the super-rich, the French Riviera, they hatch a plan to make their escape permanent and live the high life forevermore!”

Several other cameos in the movie were revealed today…

Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie was filmed last year on location in the UK and the south of France and arrives in UK cinemas on Friday 1 July.

Absolutely Fabulous The Movie

Ab Fab first aired in November 1992 and the most recent special aired in July 2012.

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