Dawn French

Dawn French (1957, E) is an actress, writer, comedian and presenter from Holyhead, Ynys Mon although she went to school in Plymouth. She is best known for starring in and writing for the BBC comedy sketch show French and Saunders with comedy partner Jennifer Saunders and for playing the lead role as Geraldine Granger in the BBC sitcom The Vicar of Dibley. Her list of TV credits is huge but she is also a best selling author.

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  • Girls on Top (with Jennifer Saunders and Ruby Wax) (HarperCollins, 1986)
  • A Feast of French and Saunders (with Jennifer Saunders) (Mandarin, 1992)
  • Big Knits: Bold, Beautiful, Designer Knitwear (with Sylvie Soudan) (Ebury, 1990)
  • Great Big Knits: Over Twenty Designer Patterns (with Sylvie Soudan) (Trafalgar Square, 1993)
  • Frigid Women by Sue and Victoria Riches (with a foreword by Dawn French) (Eye Books Direct, 1996)
  • Cruising by Beryl Cook (with a foreword by Dawn French) (Victor Gollancz, 2000)
  • Dear Fatty (Arrow, 2007)
  • A Tiny Bit Marvellous (Penguin, 2010)
  • Oh Dear Silvia (Penguin, 2012)
  • According to Yes (Penguin, 2015)
  • Me. You. A Diary (Penguin, 2017)

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