Jennifer Saunders

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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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Jennifer Saunders hints at 'age-appropriate' Absolutely Fabulous revival
Comments at Cheltenham literature festival will fuel speculation that Saunders is thinking of a prequel for sitcom

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

13, Oct, 2018 @9:27 AM

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Funny bones run in the family as fringe plays host to comic dynasties
This year’s Edinburgh festival features many young standups with parents – from Mark Steel to Gyles Brandreth – who blazed the same trail

Vanessa Thorpe

14, Jul, 2018 @1:00 PM

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The week in theatre: John; Lady Windermere’s Fan – review
Tension builds subtly in Annie Baker’s unmissable John at the National, while Kathy Burke has a hectic take on Oscar Wilde

Susannah Clapp

28, Jan, 2018 @8:00 AM

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'Fame proved toxic for the relationship': when comedy double acts split
David Baddiel, Andy Zaltzman, Richard Herring and other comics on fame, failure and friendship

Simon Parkin

27, Jan, 2018 @10:00 AM

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Lady Windermere's Fan review – Saunders simmers at Wilde's West End party
Jennifer Saunders and Samantha Spiro find genuine emotion among the epigrams in Kathy Burke’s production

Lyn Gardner

22, Jan, 2018 @10:00 PM

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