Whatever Happened To Baby Jane Austen?

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Florence Ransom (Dawn French) is a literary novelist, known for the Booker Prize winning Pennant Days. Her sister is Selina Mountjoy (Jennifer Saunders), a movie star and glamorous celebrity.

The two sisters have avoided each other for decades but, when Selina returns to Britain to promote her kiss and tell autobiography Kiss And Tell, the two are forced together once more. As Selina’s popularity outweighs Florence’s, with big bucks book deals and TV appearances, Florence vents her jealousy at her daughter Lucy and PA Mrs Ragnarrok.

But Selina turns out to be be broke and threatens to reveal her sister’s guilty secret unless Florence lets Selina move in with her.

Written by David Quantick

Cast:
Florence - Dawn French
Selina - Jennifer Saunders
Mrs Ragnarrok - Josette Simon
Lucy - Lisa McGrillis
All the men - Alistair McGowan

Producer: Liz Anstee
A CPL production for BBC Radio 4

Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders star in a comedy special by Veep writer David Quantick.

2020122920201231 (R4)Florence Ransom (Dawn French) is a literary novelist, known for the Booker Prize winning Pennant Days. Her sister is Selina Mountjoy (Jennifer Saunders), a movie star and glamorous celebrity.

The two sisters have avoided each other for decades but, when Selina returns to Britain to promote her kiss and tell autobiography Kiss And Tell, the two are forced together once more. As Selina’s popularity outweighs Florence’s, with big bucks book deals and TV appearances, Florence vents her jealousy at her daughter Lucy and PA Mrs Ragnarrok.

But Selina turns out to be be broke and threatens to reveal her sister’s guilty secret unless Florence lets Selina move in with her.

Written by David Quantick

Cast:
Florence - Dawn French
Selina - Jennifer Saunders
Mrs Ragnarrok - Josette Simon
Lucy - Lisa McGrillis
All the men - Alistair McGowan

Producer: Liz Anstee
A CPL production for BBC Radio 4

Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders star in a comedy special by Veep writer David Quantick.

Written by David Quantick

Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders star in a comedy special by Veep writer David Quantick.

Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders star in a comedy special by Veep writer David Quantick.