Jennifer Saunders

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The Pentaverate review – Mike Myers is back, and he’s still an accomplished idiot
The Austin Powers star plays almost every character in this sweet, silly, charmingly harmless comedy about a secret society – when he’s not joined by the likes of Rob Lowe and Jennifer Saunders

Lucy Mangan

05, May, 2022 @4:01 PM

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The week in audio: Whatever Happened to Baby Jane Austen?; The Superhero Complex; Hear Her Voice; Cheat!
French and Saunders front an old-school gagfest, while podcasting’s obsession with egotistical frauds and con artists continues

Miranda Sawyer

09, Apr, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Death on the Nile review – Kenneth Branagh makes heavy weather of Christie caper
Branagh’s spirited performance as Poirot and a big-name ensemble cast can’t keep this stale and two-dimensional whodunnit afloat

Peter Bradshaw

07, Feb, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Bring me sunshine: ‘new’ Morecambe and Wise Show episode brings Christmas cheer
Eric and Ernie, John and Paul, Jennifer and Dawn... ‘lost’ tapes by comedy duo highlight creative power of friendship

Andrew Anthony

25, Dec, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Ghosts Christmas special review – the Jennifer Saunders cameo is utterly perfect
Nothing will get you more in the mood for Christmas than this briliant episode, starring the Absolutely Fabulous star as Lady Fanny’s overbearing mother. Hallelujah!

Chitra Ramaswamy

23, Dec, 2021 @9:00 PM

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Chuck Steel: Night of the Trampires review – gleefully violent 80s throwback
A sweary, ninja-smashing stop-motion cop takes on drunken creatures of the night, but his satirical tools aren’t sharp enough

Cath Clarke

26, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Blithe Spirit review – Jennifer Saunders can’t save this deadly revival
A lovely physical performance by Saunders brings moments of joy to an otherwise unsettled production of Noël Coward’s comedy

Brian Logan

22, Sep, 2021 @2:36 PM

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TV tonight: French and Saunders on their top female comics
The sketch comedy duo trawl through the archive for formative clips of Wood, Walters and more. Plus: Beck investigates a murder. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Hannah Verdier, Phil Harrison, Graeme Virtue and Simon Wardell

17, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Whoopi Goldberg to star in Sister Act musical in West End
Actor to reprise role she played in two hit films on London stage alongside Jennifer Saunders

Molly Blackall

24, Oct, 2019 @4:29 PM

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TV tonight: Jennifer Saunders shows off her goal defence skills in Sport Relief netball
Celebrities including Saunders, Oti Mabuse and Sally Phillips step on the court for charity, while the moon landings are remembered 50 years on. Here’s the evening’s best TV

Ellen E Jones, Mike Bradley, Hannah Verdier, Phil Harrison and Paul Howlett

20, Jul, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Blithe Spirit review – Richard Eyre's skilfully crafted revival
Jennifer Saunders stars as Madame Arcati in this touching production of the Coward classic

Clare Brennan

23, Jun, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Blithe Spirit review – Jennifer Saunders is spookily funny
Saunders is a fizzy delight as the medium in Richard Eyre’s revival of the Noël Coward comedy about a couple haunted by the ghost of the husband’s first wife

Arifa Akbar

20, Jun, 2019 @12:00 PM

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