We've Seen The Ab Fab Movie... And It's FABULOUS, Sweetie 6 years ago

We've Seen The Ab Fab Movie... And It's FABULOUS, Sweetie

Stop what you're doing, get out the phone and book your tickets: The second coming of Patsy and Edina hits screens across Ireland this week and it will have you snorting into your bolly, dahling.

Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie sees Jennifer Saunders in full throttle as Eddie Monsoon (still fat, still fatuous and still completely lovable) beside the ever abominable (but wonderfully preserved) Patsy (Joanna Lumley).

While still oozing glamour and cigarette smoke, Patsy and Eddie have reached their nadir. Not only have they finally run out of funds (Eddie's PR firm represents only Lulu and Emma 'Baby Spice' Bunton) but they've also managed to do something truly horrendous to supermodel Kate Moss.

As the world reels from their crime, PR pariah ("It's a fish, darling") Edina and Patsy flee to the French Riviera, and hatch the ultimate plan to return them to the high life they're accustomed to.

The movie is a riot, with plenty of celeb cameos (Ms. Moss herself, Rebel Wilson, Jon Hamm, Stella McCartney and Graham Norton, to name but a few) and Jennifer Saunder's script is jam packed with more one-liners than you can shake a Botox needle at...



The duo are joined on screen by the same old dreary Saffy (Julia Sawalha), a remarkably fresh Mrs M (June Whitfield) and the brilliantly bonkers Bubble (Jane Horrocks).

Honestly, it's so funny it could pass as therapy, just don't try to claim it on your tax returns.

Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie opens in Irish cinemas on July 1. In the meantime, here's the trailer...

We caught a private preview at The Lighthouse Cinema. Check your local cinema for listings.