Trivia / Absolutely Fabulous

  • Acting for Two: Jane Horrocks, who plays both Bubble and overly cheerful TV star Katy Grin.
  • Alliterative Family By chance the main cast made up one of these : Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley, Julia Sawalha, June Whitfield and Jane Horrocks.
  • Dawson Casting: 16-year-old Saffron is played by 24-year-old Julia Sawalha. Also somewhat inverted with Edina: when Edina turned 40, Jennifer Saunders was actually only 34.
  • Mean Character, Nice Actor: Joanna Lumley is a human rights activist who's campaigned for the rights of Gurkhasnote  to settle in Britain.
    • Stern Character, Cloud Cuckoo Lander Actor: Julia Sawalha has repeatedly admitted that she's far more like Eddy than she is like Saffron.
  • Too Soon: A scene the film with the two leads on an out-of-control scooter in the south of France isn't as funny a week after the Bastille Day truck rampage in Nice that killed 84 people and injured over 300.