Dawn French

News: Vicar Of Dibley Returns for Christmas Lockdown Specials

Dawn French is to reprise her much-loved role as the nation’s favourite Vicar, Geraldine Grainger of the Parish of Dibley, for The Vicar Of Dibley in three Lockdown specials to mark the end of this extraordinary year.  


News: Live Appearances for Dawn French, Jennifer Saunders And Kathy Burke

For one night only, writer, actor and comedy royalty Dawn French will be live in conversation at The London Palladium on 30th November to celebrate the publication of her latest novel Because of You. Dawn will be kicking off your festive season, with stories of her life both on-screen and behind the writing desk. Tickets are on sale now and available from https://lwtheatres.co.uk/whats-on/dawn-french/


News: French And Saunders Reunite for Their New Podcast

Legendary double act Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders have reunited for their very own new podcast.


News: New Novel From Dawn French

Dawn French's latest novel will be published this autumn.

Because of You is a story of motherhood.

According to the blurb "This is a book about mothers and daughters, love and loss, mistakes and regret.

It’s a book about nature and nurture.

Ultimately, it’s a book about what makes us who we are – it is a story for all of us."

Because of You is published on October 15 in hardback.


News: Dawn French To Star In Christmas Special about Roald Dahl Meeting Beatrix Potter

Dawn French is to star in The Tail of the Curious Mouse, a Christmas film for Sky One inspired by the true story of when a young Roald Dahl met his hero, Beatrix Potter. With Beatrix (Dawn French) coming to the end of her career and Roald aged only six and having recently lost his father and sister, this meeting of two literary legends was to have an enormous impact on the lives of both writers.


News: New ITV Project for Dawn French, Mark Heap

ITV has commissioned a new series, Glass Houses, with Dawn French.


News: Dawn French To Make Panto Debut

Dawn French is to make her panto debut later this year.

She will play The Wicked Queen in the Palladium's production of Snow White.

The cast also features a number of other comedy performers who have previously appeared in Christmas pantomimes. 

Julian Clary will play the Man in the Mirror, while ventriloquist Paul Zerdin will play Muddles.

Nigel Havers will play The Understudy and Gary Wilmot will play Mrs Crumble the Cook.

The Mail's Baz Bamigboye revealed the casting on Twitter.


News: First Pictures of Dawn French & Emilia Fox In Second Series Of Delicious

Update: The new series starring Dawn French starts on Friday 29 December, 9pm, Sky1.


News: Dawn French Celebrates Her Sixtieth Birthday

Dawn French is sixty today. 

To mark her birthday a portrait has been released taken by photographer Trevor Leighton, who has been photographing French (and Jennifer Saunders) since the early days of her career.


News: French & Saunders Reunite to Receive Slapstick Festival Award

Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders reunited last night at the Colston Hall in Bristol to receive Aardman Slapstick Comedy Legend Awards.

The event was the Bristol Slapstick Festival's fastest selling event. Also pictured are Mel Giedroyc and Dame June Whitfield, who paid tribute to the duo in person.

Messages of congratulations also came from, among others, Barry Cryer, Miranda Hart, Griff Rhys Jones, Matt Lucas and Ruby Wax.


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