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Dawn French

Dawn French

United Kingdom

Age: 66

Born: 11 Oct, 1957

Known for

In Delicious as Gina Benellias Gina Benelli

in Delicious
In The Trouble with Maggie Cole as Maggie Coleas Maggie Cole

in The Trouble with Maggie Cole
In Psychoville as Joy Astonas Joy Aston

in Psychoville
In The Vicar of Dibley as Boadicea 'Geraldine' Grangeras Boadicea 'Geraldine' Granger

in The Vicar of Dibley

TV Series Starring Dawn French

The Secret World of...The Secret World of...
Channel 4, 2021 Running | Cooking/Food, Documentary
Rating: 4/5

A behind-the-scene exploration of Britain's biggest snack rivalries, from Aeros v Wispas to Penguins against Clubs and Wotsits going up against Quavers.

Walk the Line (2021)Walk the Line (2021)
ITV, 2021 Cancelled/Ended | Music, Game Show

In Walk the Line, one music act will win a life changing prize pot of £500,000. The musical acts - be they soloists, duos or bands - will take to the stage to perform for the nation, with panellists Gary, Alesha, Dawn and Craig watching on from their front row seats. But to win the money, talent alone isn't enough. The contestants will need nerves of steel as they determine whether to cash out or physically Walk the Line and risk it all to stay in the competition.

The Trouble with Maggie ColeThe Trouble with Maggie Cole
ITV, 2020 On Hiatus | Drama, Comedy | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.2/5

The Trouble with Maggie Cole is set in a picturesque small coastal town with a close-knit community. It follows the stories and fall out for Maggie Connors who doesn't pay attention to the cautionary adage that 'those in glass houses shouldn't throw stones'. Maggie is a central character in town who makes it her business to know a bit about everyone's lives. When a radio journalist interviews her for a small reportage piece about local life she gives him far more detail (and embellishment) about the locals and their personal lives than he was counting on. In the days and weeks following the show's broadcast, Maggie sees the butterfly effect of how her very public gossip-fest affects various figures around the town and disrupts their lives.

Little Big Shots (UK)Little Big Shots (UK)
ITV, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Family, Game Show
Rating: 1/5

Award winning actress and comedienne Dawn French is to host Little Big Shots, a brand new series on ITV based on the hit US format. Little Big Shots shines the spotlight on some of the world's most talented children. With no prizes at stake, no winners or losers and no competition, this programme is simply a showcase for three to thirteen year olds to take to the stage and show that you don't have to be a grown-up to be a star performer.

Sky 1, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.3/5

Set in the stunning Cornish countryside, Delicious is a surprising and compelling story of love, heartbreak, food and female friendship. When your best friend is your husband's ex, can you ever really be friends or will your secrets eventually overwhelm you?"Sensual and passionate cook Gina (Dawn French) was once married to Leo Vincent, a successful entrepreneur, chef and hotel owner, with whom she has a daughter. Leo made his fortune from his exceptional Italian cooking - a family tradition he inherited from his ex-wife - and runs the idyllic Penrose Hotel in the Tamar Valley."Since divorcing Gina, Leo's culinary empire has continued to grow, with the fruits of success now being shared with his new wife Sam. However, Leo is keeping a secret which is set to upturn all of their lives. In a friendship already born out of betrayal, Gina and Sam face the secrets and scandal that will bind them together in the most unlikely of circumstances.

BBC Three, 2009 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Mystery, Horror
Rating: 4.2/5

Psychoville is a comedy series created by Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton, known for The League of Gentlemen. It is a jaw-dropping show that will leave you wanting more. The series follows a group of eccentric characters who are linked by a mysterious blackmailer. It is a dark and surreal comedy that is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat.

Lark Rise to CandlefordLark Rise to Candleford
BBC One, 2008 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Romance | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.9/5

Lark Rise to Candleford is based on Flora Thompson's memoirs and is set in a 19th century village. It depicts the magical adventures of the writer's childhood in Oxfordshire. The series portrays the daily life of the villagers and the stark contrast between Lark Rise, a poor hamlet, and Candleford, a prosperous market town.

Australia's Got TalentAustralia's Got Talent
Seven, 2007 Running | Comedy, Family, Talent, Music
Rating: 3/5

This is an Australian talent show. About 24 acts compete for the chance to win $250,000. The contestants are judged by the viewing public via online voting as well as three celebrity judges: Dannii Minogue, Tom Burlinson and Red Symons.

Jam & JerusalemJam & Jerusalem
BBC One, 2006 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Family
Rating: 3/5

Jam & Jerusalem is a British TV series set in a small West Country village. It revolves around Sal and Tip, who live a busy life at the center of their community. Tip is the surgery's receptionist with an intricate knowledge of everyone's ailments. The show explores the lives of the village residents.

Comic ReliefComic Relief
BBC One, 1999 Running | Comedy
Rating: 3/5

Comic Relief is an operating British charity, founded in 1985 by the comedy scriptwriter Richard Curtis and comedian Lenny Henry in response to famine in Ethiopia. The highlight of Comic Relief's appeal is Red Nose Day, a biennial telethon held in March, alternating with sister project Sport Relief.

The Vicar of DibleyThe Vicar of Dibley
BBC One, 1994 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.6/5

A female minister arrives in a small town's church, where her boisterous personality clashes with the eccentric conservatism of the locals. The Vicar of Dibley is a British sitcom that explores the humorous interactions between the modern, progressive vicar and the traditional, quirky townspeople.

Murder Most HorridMurder Most Horrid
BBC Two, 1991 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Crime, Mystery
Rating: 1/5

First aired in 1991, Murder Most Horrid has become a classic Dawn French comedy. As various characters, Dawn French embarks on a different mystery every episode - but they're not to be taken too seriously. In some way or another she is involved with murder - either committing the crime herself, or even getting bumped off herself!

French & SaundersFrench & Saunders
BBC One, 1987 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Sketch/Improv, Variety
Rating: 3/5

This BBC comedy skit show is the brainchild of longtime comedy duo Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders. Each episode features satire on British life, television, and parodies on big box office films such as Batman Forever and Pulp Fiction. The duo also invited notable Brits such as Patsy Kensit, Lulu, and Kate Moss.

The Comic Strip PresentsThe Comic Strip Presents
Channel 4, 1982 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Mini-Series
Rating: 3.7/5

The Comic Strip Presents is a hilarious TV series featuring the same team of actors each week. Every episode is a self-contained story that will leave you in stitches. From political satire to slapstick comedy, this show has it all. Don't miss out on this classic British comedy.