It's all official now!! WHOO HOO!!!
Sunday People - 2/2/2003
TV'S AB FAB ROLLING BACK
GREAT news, sweetie - comedy Absolutely Fabulous will hit our screens again later this year.
Writer and star Jennifer Saunders has started to pen a fifth series of the smash-hit after the success of the Christmas special.
BBC chiefs have signed a £300,000 deal with Saunders to bring back Eddy and Patsy, played by Joanna Lumley, for a six-part adventure.
There is also an option for a new Christmas special.
A BBC insider said: "The ideas that Jennifer came up with were really fresh. We were keen to get it back.