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Date: 2017-10-10 13:31

Fashion, ‘yellowface’ and growing old disgracefully – on set of Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie

Patsy and Edina are back on the Bolly. But with cameos from Kate Moss, Gaultier and Alexa Chung, have they got too cosy with the world they’re satirising?It is such a thrill to be in the same room as Patsy Stone’s beehive. I’m on the set of Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie, in the basement of a London hotel on a rainy November evening. The room is purporting to be a casino in the south of France, all leopard-print furnishings, roulette tables and chandeliers the size of cars. Between shots, a woman is zhuzhing Joanna Lumley’s blond bouffant with a tail comb. Around her, dozens of octogenarian women in evening dresses sip ginger ale, pretending it’s champagne. Related: Jane Horrocks: “It would be odd and churlish if I wasn't part of it.” Continue reading...