YES! Absolutely Fabulous is Back!

21 April 2011

Bonkers PRs, copious Champagne, designer labels - no, not the Grazia office; Ab Fab's back! Yes, there have been whispers afoot for a while, but now Joanna Lumley's only gone and confirmed that the cult fash-comedy WILL return to our screens. SCREAM!

'In late August I start filming on three episodes of Absolutely Fabulous, which we are all ecstatic about,' J-Lum said this week. 'Jen wrote to me and said, "Let's talk through it. What do you think?". And I said, "Bring it on"'. Because we're all still here. Mother's still alive, the wonderful June Whitfield. Julia Sawalha [and] Jane Horrocks [are] all still alive and available ... and I think we just have to do it.'

So the big questions: will it be set in 2011? Will Eddie be rocking a colour pop and Gaga-style horns? Will she be a UK-version of Anna Dello Russo? Will Patsy still have the beehive? What will be their modern-day version of Lacroix, sweedie? Will they have a subscription to Grazia? WE. CAN'T. WAIT. Here's some classic clips to whet your appetite...



- Laura Atkinson


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