French & Saunders comeback teased | But Dawn is light on details © BBC/Gary Moyes

French & Saunders comeback teased

But Dawn is light on details

comedyDawn French has teased a reunion with Jennifer Saunders.

The Vicar of Dibley star user her double-act partner's Twitter handle to tweet: 'Working with @ferrifrump, at a safe laughing distance, on something that may be of interest...'

But although her announcement delighted fans, she gave no further details of what they were planning.

French and Saunders last teamed up for a Christmas comeback special in 2017 to mark 30 years since their BBC sketch show launched and 40 years of their comedy partnership. 

Published: 18 Jun 2020

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