Dawn French

News: Dawn French, Peter Serafinowicz To Star In Version Of Robert Popper's The Timewaster Letters Compendium

Audible, the world’s leading provider of spoken-word entertainment, is to release The Timewaster Letters Compendium by Robert Popper (aka ‘Robin Cooper’) on 18th February 2021. The production brings together the cult classics The Timewaster Letters and Return Of The Timewaster Letters in audio for the first time, with Dawn French, Peter Serafinowicz and Popper performing.


News: French And Saunders Reunite For New Show

UKTV has announced that Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders will reunite on screen to author a brand new two-hour special for Gold, French and Saunders: Funny Women. Filmed on the set of their classic sketch show, the much-loved duo will discover and discuss all of the crucial and unforgettable female contributions to the pantheon of comic history across the globe.


News: Gold To Make Vicar Of Dibley Documentary

The nation’s favourite comedy channel, Gold, takes a reflective look at one of Britain’s most-loved comic creations in the brand-new one-off two-hour special, The Vicar of Dibley: Inside Out. The UKTV Original retrospective is produced by Expectation and will air later this year.


TV Review: Vicar Of Dibley In Lockdown, BBC One

Well that escalated. A few weeks ago writer Richard Curtis and star Dawn French must have thought that wouldn't it be delightful, not to say timely, if the Vicar of Dibley returned for three lockdown specials in the run-up to Christmas. Give the nation something uncontroversial to smile about in these difficult times. Pretty harmless fun, surely.


News: French And Saunders Reunite For New Radio Comedy

Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders are to reunite for a brand new BBC Radio 4 Comedy which will be broadcast this Christmas.

In Whatever Happened to Baby Jane Austen? Florence Ransom (Dawn French) is a literary novelist, known for the Booker Prize winning Pennant Days. Her sister is Selina Mountjoy (Jennifer Saunders), a movie star and glamorous celebrity.


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.



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