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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‘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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BBC One’s ‘Boomers’ to return for second season in 2016

Comedy series Boomers will be back on BBC One with six new episodes next year. Russ Abbot, Stephanie Beacham, Philip Jackson, James Smith, Alison Steadman and Paula Wilcox have just finished filming Season 2. Written by Richard Pinto (The Kumars at No. 42), Boomers follows the ups and downs of three retired couples and launched … >

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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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‘Cider with Rosie’ review: A beautiful adaptation of the novel

You can always tell when someone has read Cider with Rosie. You mention it and they get that soft stare in their eyes and start talking in ways that mimic Laurie Lee’s lyrical style, as they recall summers as runny and green as elderflower cordial, and days spent young and easy under the apple boughs. … >

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Watch the trailer for BBC One’s ‘Cider With Rosie’

A trailer has been unveiled for BBC One’s upcoming adaptation of Laurie Lee’s classic memoir, Cider With Rosie. Adapted by Ben Vanstone (Merlin, The Borrowers), the 90-minute drama stars Samantha Morton (The Unloved) as Annie Lee, alongside Jessica Hynes (Spaced) as Miss Crabby, June Whitfield (Absolutely Fabulous) as Granny Wallon and Annette Crosbie (One Foot … >

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‘Boomers’ preview

In the world of popular television, there may be little alchemy more precarious than that of creating a popular sitcom hit. If ever the philosophy was that British viewers liked something a little savage or self-loathing, the success, in recent years, of shows such as Mrs Brown’s Boys, Benidorm and Miranda has proven that going … >

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‘Boomers’ trailer: June Whitfield in new BBC One comedy

BBC One has unveiled the trailer for Boomers,a new comedy series about three recently retired couples. Written by Richard Pinto (The Kumars at No. 42), the six 30-minute episodes will star June Whitfield, Alison Steadman, Paula Wilcox, Russ Abbot, Stephanie Beacham, Philip Jackson and James Smith. Boomers begins at 9pm on Friday 15 August on … >

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