This should be salacious! We should revel in the seething jealousy and simmering resentments! But there’s not much suspense or engagement in waiting for someone to die, nor in finding out whodunnit.
Sends up one-upwomanship, egotistical self-help, and reflexive hedonism with zing. It is a sheer triumph to see two older women being really funny onscreen.
Part II is here. (It’s not too late to give some cash to Comic Relief — you could win some cool Red Nose Day gear from me.)
It’s Red Nose Day today! And I’ve got lots of videos today in support of Comic Relief. So it seems that two of the funniest of Britain’s funny ladies — Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders — will be performing their last sketch ever on the Comic Relief show on the BBC tonight (which is now … more…