Fact: Absolutely Fabulous star JANE HORROCKS will give a mobile phone a voice in the upcoming Teletubbies revamp, which will hit TV screens in Britain later this year (15), almost 20 years after the kids' show debuted. Jim Broadbent and DJ and TV presenter Fearne Cotton have also signed up for the show, and actor/comedian Daniel Rigby will narrate the new series.
Fact: Absolutely Fabulous star Nadia Sawalha's daughter Kiki-Bee has become a viral video sensation after footage of her recent birthday puppy surprise was posted on YouTube.com. The seven year old burst into tears when her new pet was handed to her during a family get together.
Fact: La Roux star Elly Jackson has landed a cameo role in an upcoming festive episode of Absolutely Fabulous. The singer will play herself in the special installment, due to air in the U.K. on New Year's Day (01Jan12) to mark the sitcom's 20th anniversary.
Fact: The upcoming Christmas return of British comedy Absolutely Fabulous will extend into the new year (12) - actress and show creator Jennifer Saunders reveals the cast has filmed a special episode to coincide with the 2012 Olympics in London, along with the two festive installments.
Fact: Former Spice Girls star Emma Bunton has landed a cameo on the upcoming U.K. Christmas special of cult British comedy Absolutely Fabulous. The show's star Jennifer Saunders wrote three new episodes of the TV hit to air over the festive holiday next month (Dec11).
Quote: "I'd always wanted to work in fashion. I got a work placement at a modelling agency and then I spent the week making coffee and picking up the telephone and smoking cigarettes and drinking wine at 11am. It was very Ab Fab!" Rosie Huntington-Whiteley enjoyed her first taste of the fashion world as an intern at 16 and compares it to hit British sit-com Absolutely Fabulous.
Fact: Rapper Vanilla Ice, former singer Kerry Katona, Australian actor/singer CRAIG MCLACHLAN and Absolutely Fabulous star NADIA SAWALHA are among the new celebrity line-up for U.K. reality contest Dancing On Ice.
Quote: "I can do without food for three days. I don't faint or cry. I don't feel I need to do anything bad, but I do like smoking." Actress Joanna Lumley admiits she is similar to her chain-smoking, food-shunning character PATSY in hit British sitcom Absolutely Fabulous.
Quote: "None of us watches our work. People quote lines at me but I don't know what they're talking about because I don't remember the lines." Veteran British actress Joanna Lumley says hit comedy Absolutely Fabulous is not part of her DVD collection.