Central School of Speech and Drama
Reprised the role of Edina for "Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie"
Starred on the series "Blandings"
Voiced Miss April Spink and Other Spink in the animated film "Coraline"
Voiced The Fairy Godmother in "Shrek 2"
Created new episodes of "Absolutely Fabolous"; reprised the role of Edina
Wrote, created and starred in the English comedy series "Absolutely Fabulous"; aired in the US on Comedy Central in 1994-95
US TV debut, "Live from London", part of the "HBO Comedy Hour"
Co-created, starred and wrote, with Dawn French, the English sketch-comedy series "French and Saunders"
Feature acting debut, "Supergrass"; the first of "The Comic Strip Presents..." Movies
Appeared in several episodes of the cult English comedy series "The Young Ones", starring husband Adrian Edmonson
Appeared in many episodes of "The Comic Strip Presents...", an English comedy anthology series with Dawn French, Adrian Edmonson, Robbie Coltrane and Peter Richardson
Auditioned for newly formed comedy troupe, The Comic Strip
The name Edina Monsoon comes from a "Comic Strip Presents..." episode called "Eddie Monsoon ... A Life?" starring her husband Adrian Edmonson.
Saunders was diagnosed with breast cancer in October 2009, and completed treatment in July 2010.
Attended London's School of Speech and Drama where she met future collaborator Dawn French.