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Saturday 22 November 2014

Video: Jennifer Saunders’ memoir BONKERS: My Life in Laughs

In an exclusive interview with Clare Balding, comedian, writer and actress Jennifer Saunders shares some of her most entertaining life stories

Jennifer Saunders' brilliant comic creations have brought joy to millions for three decades. From Comic Strip to Comic Relief, from Bolly-swilling Edina in Absolutely Fabulous to Donna, as played by Meryl Streep in Mamma Mia, her characters are household names.

But it's Jennifer herself who has a place in all our hearts. In this sneak peek from the launch event for Jennifer’s autobiography BONKERS: My Life in Laugh, held in front of a packed-out crowd at the South Bank Centre, Jennifer Saunders opens up to Clare Balding about her childhood and family, her life-changing encounter with a young Dawn French, working with Joanna Lumley on Absolutely Fabulous and seeing Dolly Parton’s bosoms.

Watch our video giving you a sneak peak from Jennifer herself at some of the stories shared in the book….

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