Tag Archives: Jane Horrocks

Good Will Ganache II

This week saw BBC2 serving up a fresh batch of The Great Sport Relief Bake Off, over four consecutive nights, with a different presenter hosting each episode. Personally, I think the show works best with Mel & Sue playing hostess, … Continue reading

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P&P

As I’ve said before, dramas aren’t really my bag, and I have an allergy to biopics/literary adaptations that try to condense too many events and character beats into a couple of hours… but if there’s anyone who could make me … Continue reading

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AbFab: The Last Gay Box

Having already watched the first four series of Absolutely Fabulous on video, as well as the extras that came with the DVD versions of same, I have now finally caught up with the fifth series and various specials. Hurrah! The … Continue reading

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The AbFab Four: Mirrorball Addendum

Back in February I picked up a cheap video boxset of the first four series of Absolutely Fabulous… and last week I was lulled into purchasing the “Absolutely Everything” DVD boxset in a pre-Xmas sale. It seemed a bit too … Continue reading

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Oh, It’s Been Brung!

Still on an AbFab kick, I was keeping an eye out for the main cast’s other work, so I happily snapped up a four-flicks-on-two-discs bundle containing Bring Me the Head of Mavis Davis (1997), when I saw it on sale … Continue reading

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The AbFab Four

Although I never intended this blog to be an “encyclopaedia” of women working in comedy, I was thinking the other day that I should really get around to writing more about Jennifer Saunders… partly because she’s such a prolific writer … Continue reading

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Jane Horrocks as “Bubble”

Jane Horrocks first caught my eye as the foxy ‘Nirvanah Crane’, seducing ‘Rimmer’ (Chris Barrie) in an episode of Red Dwarf… but that same year (1992) she also made her debut as ‘Bubble’ in Absolutely Fabulous. I always enjoy it … Continue reading

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