Harry Hill and Jennifer Saunders for new BBC sitcom

BBC One has announced a brand new sitcom, which will have Harry Hill in the lead role and Jennifer Saunders playing his mother. The series is being developed under a simple title – The Harry Hill Sitcom – which makes us think that it will centre on the idea of Hill playing a fictionalised version of … >

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The Moomins reboot adds Matt Lucas and Jennifer Saunders

Work continues on the new reboot of The Moomins, that’s set to arrive on our screens in 2019. It’ll be a CG take on the original stop-frame production, and 13 22-minute episodes have been ordered and are being worked on. Already lending their voices to the show are Rosamund Pike, Kate Winslet, Taron Egerton, Will … >

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

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 … >

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BBC Three orders second season of ‘Josh’

Josh Widdicombe’s BBC Three sitcom Josh will return for a new six-part season next year. Written by Widdicombe with Tom Craine, the comedy series follows Josh and two mates – Elis James as Owen and Beattie Edmondson as Kate – living in a flatshare. Josh Widdicombe commented: “Writing and making Josh was the best job … >

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‘Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie’ release date announced

The UK release date for next year’s Absolutely Fabulous film has been confirmed. The seven-week shoot recently wrapped on location in the UK and the south of France. Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie will arrive in UK cinemas on Friday 1 July 2016. > Buy the complete Absolutely Fabulous box set on Amazon. Jennifer Saunders and … >

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‘Josh’ trailer: Josh Widdicombe’s new BBC Three sitcom

BBC Three has released a trailer for Josh Widdicombe’s new flatshare comedy, Josh. Written by Josh Widdicombe and Tom Craine (Live At The Electric), the six 30-minute episodes will follow Josh and two mates – Elis James as Owen and Beattie Edmondson as Kate – living in a flatshare. Jack Dee will play the trio’s … >

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‘Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie’ story hints revealed

New storyline details have been confirmed for next year’s Absolutely Fabulous film. Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie is currently shooting on location in the UK and the south of France. Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley will return as Edina and Patsy in the new feature film, alongside the rest of the original cast, including Julia Sawalha … >

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‘Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie’ begins filming

Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley have started filming the long-awaited Absolutely Fabulous film. The pair will return as the iconic Edina and Patsy in the new feature film, alongside the rest of the original cast, including Julia Sawalha as Saffy, Jane Horrocks as Bubble and June Whitfield as Mother. The cast will apparently be joined … >

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‘The Boy in the Dress’ review

Oh, blessums, The Boy In The Dress really is an utterly sweet tale. Based on the book of the same name (and whose author, David Walliams, makes a brief appearance as a drama teacher turned football referee), BBC One’s one-off Boxing Day film tells the story of twelve-year-old Dennis (played with masses of understated, genuine … >

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