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Entertainment Dawn French teases details about The Vicar of Dibley's festive special

02:00  02 december  2020
02:00  02 december  2020 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

The Vicar Of Dibley is returning for new episodes over Christmas

  The Vicar Of Dibley is returning for new episodes over Christmas Dawn French is back in the dog collar.Enter The Vicar Of Dibley which is returning for three special episodes, The Vicar Of Dibley In Lockdown.

And Dawn French teased details about the upcoming edition of The Vicar of Dibley in Lockdown as she appeared on Tuesday' s The One Show. Exciting times ahead: The actress, 63, is set to reprise her role as Geraldine Granger for the BBC classic' s Christmas special later this month (pictured with

Dawn French has revealed Vicar Of Dibley character Geraldine is making a comeback after five years away. Dawn French has announced the return of the Vicar of Dibley (Picture: BBC). She last appeared on our screens back for a special in 2015 for Comic Relief, where Geraldine was offered

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She's set to reprise her role as Geraldine Granger for the BBC classic's Christmas special later this month.

And Dawn French teased details about the upcoming edition of The Vicar of Dibley in Lockdown as she appeared on Tuesday's The One Show.

The actress, 63, admitted that while the series will boast 'funny and silly' moments, it'll also 'pay tribute to those who aren't with us anymore' during the coronavirus pandemic.

a person standing in front of a colorful background: 'It has always wrapped its arms around the truth': Dawn French teased details about the festive special of The Vicar of Dibley in Lockdown as she appeared on Tuesday's The One Show © Provided by Daily Mail 'It has always wrapped its arms around the truth': Dawn French teased details about the festive special of The Vicar of Dibley in Lockdown as she appeared on Tuesday's The One Show

Joining hosts Amol Rajan and Alex Jones, the screen star explained how she and the show's producers decided to bring her character back to life, 13 years after its last special.

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  Dawn French reviving 'Vicar Of Dibley' for Christmas lockdown special Dawn French is to don her dog collar once again to star in a Christmas lockdown special of hit sitcom The Vicar of Dibley. The 63-year-old actor and comedian will record a series of three 10 minute sermons as Geraldine Granger giving her outlook on lockdown life to lift the spirits of Dibley fans this festive season. French said: “Back in the dog collar, back in Dibley and back on your telly at Xmas. I couldn’t be happier. Bless you.” Read more:The 63-year-old actor and comedian will record a series of three 10 minute sermons as Geraldine Granger giving her outlook on lockdown life to lift the spirits of Dibley fans this festive season.

Dawn French has spoken publicly about the death of her good friend and Vicar of Dibley co-star Emma Chambers. Emma passed away in February at the age of 53, and during an appearance on Lorraine this week, Dawn mourned the passing of the TV actress. "This has been a very shocking and

The Vicar of Dibley is reportedly returning for a new special as part of this year' s Comic Relief. Dawn French will reprise her role as Geraldine Granger in the one-off Influenced by real-life events, the episode will see Geraldine campaigning to be made the Bishop of Dibley , according to the Daily Mail.

The media personality said: 'Richard Curtis, Paul Mayhew-Archer and I decided, ''what would Geraldine be doing at Christmas?''

'She'd be zooming her parishioners and ministering to them like that, so that's what we've done. It's 10 minutes long but it's three little sermons so it takes us all the way through the lockdown.'

Sharing how the brief episodes will document the global crisis while injecting a hint of its signature humour, the comedian added: 'It's a cross between newsletters, community notices and a sermon for everybody that's there.

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  Dawn French returns as Geraldine Granger in first look at 'Vicar of Dibley' revival The BBC has teased the return of The Vicar of Dibley for its three-part Christmas special with a snap of Dawn French alongside castmate James Fleet. Fleet played the well meaning but inept Hugo Horton opposite French's Geraldine Granger in the original BBC series. The upcoming specials will consist of three 10 minute episodes of the vicar as she chats to her Dibley parishioners. Watch: Dawn French brings back the Vicar of Dibley in lockdown Earlier this week when it was announced French would reprise the character, she said: “Back in the dog collar, back in Dibley and back on your telly at Xmas. I couldn’t be happier. Bless you.

Rejoice! Vicar Of Dibley is making a one-off comeback as part of BBC’ s Big Night In – a one-off remote fundraiser to help raise funds to fight coronavirus. Dawn French teased Geraldine’ s return to our screens after a five-year absence, with the beloved sitcom character obviously never one to miss an

On The Big Night In on BBC1, Dawn French dresses as the Vicar of Dibley and shows off her new trick for leftover chocolate eggs.


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'But like everything in Dibley, there's funny, silly stuff about people getting stuck in the church when lockdown started, so they're still in the church.

'We also pay tribute to those who aren't with us anymore. Dibley has always been able to wrap its arms around the truth as well as being silly and funny.'

Last month, the French and Saunders star joined co-star James Fleet in a first look image at the festive show.

The BAFTA-winning thespian looked delighted as she took her seat on the sofa in Geraldine's cosy living room on to deliver a virtual sermon to the people of the Parish of Dibley.

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  Dawn French filmed eulogy for Emma Chambers in 'Vicar Of Dibley' Christmas special Dawn French has opened up about it being difficult to film a eulogy to late Vicar Of Dibley co-star Emma Chambers for the show’s Christmas special. The actor – who played Alice Tinker - died two years ago at the age of 53 after a suspected heart attack. A festive special of the sitcom is in the works, which will see French’s Rev Geraldine Granger talking to her parishioners on Zoom because of the coronavirus pandemic. Read more: Dawn FrenchThe actor – who played Alice Tinker - died two years ago at the age of 53 after a suspected heart attack.

Dawn , who worked alongside Emma for years on The Vicar Of Dibley , tweeted: “I was regularly humped like this The British star became a family favourite as Alice Tinker alongside Dawn French in The Vicar Of For further details of our complaints policy and to make a complaint please click here.

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Dawn was accompanied by James, 68, who plays the hapless Hugo Horton in the series, with the star looking dapper in a shirt, jumper and tie as he smiled alongside his friend.

The three 10 minute episodes will air weekly, with a 30 minute compilation episode of all three sermons airing later over Christmas.

While The Vicar of Dibley originally aired from 1994 to 1998, the series returned for various specials before officially concluding in 2007, but has briefly headed back to screens for various shorts in aid of Comic Relief.

James Fleet, Emma Chambers, Trevor Peacock, Dawn French, Roger Lloyd-Pack, Gary Waldhorn sitting posing for the camera: It's back! The Vicar of Dibley originally aired from 1994 to 1998 (Dawn pictured centre with the original cast in 2006 for a special) © Provided by Daily Mail It's back! The Vicar of Dibley originally aired from 1994 to 1998 (Dawn pictured centre with the original cast in 2006 for a special) Read more

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Dawn French is currently back on screen as the nation’s favourite woman of the cloth in The Vicar Of Dibley. The comedian has reprised her role as Geraldine Grainger for a series of mini-Christmas specials to mark the end of what has been a year we’d all like to forget, which see her delivering sermons via Zoom. It’s been 13 years since the final full episode of the beloved sitcom aired, so in celebration of the vicar’s return, we’re looking back at Geraldine and her parishioners’ most memorable moments ever...1. Alice and Hugo’s wedding © BBC Take a trip down memory lane with some of the most iconic sitcom moments ever...

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