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All Dawn French shows list, featuring TV series created by Dawn French, with pictures from the show when available. Series and programs made by TV creator Dawn French are listed below alphabetically, with additional information such as when the show first aired and what network it aired on. What are all of the Dawn French TV creations? This series list includes any shows that Dawn French co-created and maybe served as an executive producer on.

Examples of shows on this list include Absolutely Fabulous and French & Saunders.

This list of television shows features programs produced, written, and adapted by Dawn French. This list answers the questions, "What shows did Dawn French create?" and "How many shows has Dawn French created?"

These shows may not have all aired in the same country, but they were all created or co-created by Dawn French. (5 items)
Absolutely Fabulous is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Dawn French Shows and TV Series
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Absolutely Fabulous, also known as Ab Fab, is a BBC television sitcom created by Jennifer Saunders, based on an original idea by her and Dawn French, and written by Saunders, who plays the leading character. It also stars Joanna Lumley and Julia Sawalha, along with June Whitfield and Jane Horrocks. The series features Saunders as Edina Monsoon, a heavy-drinking, drug-abusing PR agent who spends her time chasing bizarre fads in a desperate attempt to stay young and "hip". Edina is joined in her quest by magazine editor Patsy Stone, her best friend and enabler, whose drug abuse, alcohol consumption, and promiscuity far eclipse Edina's comparatively mild self-destructive behaviour. Despite ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley, Julia Sawalha

Premiered: 1992

Number of Seasons: 5

Also Ranked

#91 on The Best TV Shows to Binge Watch

#10 on The Best British Sitcoms of All Time

#53 on The Most Important TV Sitcoms

#22 on The Greatest TV Shows for Women

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French & Saunders is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Dawn French Shows and TV Series
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French and Saunders is a British sketch comedy television series written by and starring comic duo Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders. It is also the name by which the performers are known on the occasions when they appear elsewhere as a double act. Widely popular in the late 1980s and the early 1990s, the show was given one of the highest budgets in BBC history to create detailed spoofs and satires of popular culture, movies, celebrities and art. The duo continue to film holiday specials for the BBC, and both have been successful starring in their own shows. Saunders won a BAFTA, an Emmy Award and international acclaim for writing and playing the lead role of Edina Monsoon in Absolutely ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Dawn French, Jennifer Saunders, Simon Brint

Premiered: 1987

Number of Seasons: 7

Also Ranked

#9 on The Best Sketch Comedy Groups

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Girls On Top is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Dawn French Shows and TV Series
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Girls on Top is a British ITV sitcom, broadcast in 1985 and 1986, and made by Witzend for the ITV contractor Central Independent Television. It stars Dawn French, Jennifer Saunders, Ruby Wax and Tracey Ullman, and was written by French, Saunders and Wax with additional material from Ullman. Despite a poor critical reception, the series was a ratings success. The show focused on four female flatmates and their landlady. It was an attempt at a female version of The Young Ones, two series of which were made in 1982 and 1984. Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders had both appeared in it and, like most of its stars, were members of The Comic Strip group. The theme tune was written and performed by ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Jennifer Saunders, Dawn French, Tracey Ullman, Ruby Wax, Joan Greenwood

Premiered: 1985

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Jam & Jerusalem is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Dawn French Shows and TV Series
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Jam & Jerusalem is a British sit-com that aired on BBC One from 2006 to 2009. Written by Jennifer Saunders and Abigail Wilson, it starred Sue Johnston, Jennifer Saunders, Pauline McLynn, Dawn French, Maggie Steed, David Mitchell, and Sally Phillips. Earlier episodes also starred Joanna Lumley and Doreen Mantle. On BBC America the first series was aired as Clatterford. The show centres on a Women's Guild in a small, fictional, West Country town called Clatterford St. Mary. It first aired on 24 November 2006. The second series began airing on 1 January 2008 with a 40-minute special and finished on 1 February 2008. The third series was filmed from April 2009. It consists of three one-hour ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Sue Johnston, Dawn French, Maggie Steed

Premiered: 2006

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