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Jennifer Saunders; the new Mission: Impossible film

With Mark Lawson, including Jennifer Saunders on the return of Ab Fab, the verdict on the latest Mission: Impossible film, and a round-up of this year's Christmas television.

With Mark Lawson.

Jennifer Saunders reflects on the return of Absolutely Fabulous, 20 years after Patsy and Eddy first staggered onto our screens.

Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol is the latest instalment of the action-packed franchise. The film sees Tom Cruise return as undercover operative Ethan Hunt, trotting the globe in an attempt to clear his name of terrorism charges and prevent a nuclear attack. Naomi Alderman gives her verdict.

Television is as much part of a traditional Christmas as turkey, with programmes including Downton Abbey, Doctor Who and Great Expectations on offer this year. Sarah Crompton makes her selection.

And a tribute to Vaclav Havel, the playwright and former Czech President who died this weekend, from his friend and translator Paul Wilson.

Producer Katie Langton

Presenter Mark Lawson.

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30 minutes


  • Jennifer Saunders

    Jennifer discusses the much-anticipated Christmas comeback of her fashion-conscious characters.

    Duration: 11:41

  • Review - Mission: Impossible, Ghost Protocol

    Naomi Alderman reviews the latest Mission: Impossible film with Mark.

    Duration: 04:17

  • Vaclav Havel

    Paul Wilson and Mark reflect on the life of Vaclav Havel.

    Duration: 06:07

  • Review - Christmas Television

    Sarah Crompton and Mark review this festive season's television programmes.

    Duration: 05:58


  • Mon 19 Dec 2011 19:15

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