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Jennifer Saunders is a comedian, writer and actress. She has won three BAFTAs, an international Emmy, a British Comedy Award, two Writers' Guild Awards and a People's Choice Award. She first found widespread attention in the 1980s when she formed The Comic Strip with Dawn French. She was one half of French & Saunders, the long-running hit sketch show. She won worldwide acclaim in the 1990s for writing Absolutely Fabulous, playing Edina Monsoon.  If that wasn’t enough she has also starred in two French films, speaking French, and she sang in Shrek 2 receiving praise from Julie Andrews.

Bonkers by Jennifer Saunders has just been released and is one of our top picks for November.
Watch Jennifer in conversation with Clare Balding.

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