The Life and Times of Vivienne Vyle (2007– )

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Revolving around the life of Vivienne Vyle, a daytime TV presenter/agony aunt in the mold of Trisha, the show focuses on not only the problems of her guests but the problems Vivienne faces herself in regards to her love and home life.

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 Vivienne Vyle (6 episodes, 2007)
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 Helena de Wend (6 episodes, 2007)
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 Jared (6 episodes, 2007)
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 Dr. Jonathan Fowler (6 episodes, 2007)
Helen Griffin ...
 Carol (6 episodes, 2007)
Dave Lamb ...
 Des (6 episodes, 2007)
Lawry Lewin ...
 Damien (6 episodes, 2007)
Rochelle Gadd ...
 Dionne (5 episodes, 2007)
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 Pregnant make-up artist / ... (4 episodes, 2007)
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 Chris Connor (3 episodes, 2007)
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Revolving around the life of Vivienne Vyle, a daytime TV presenter/agony aunt in the mold of Trisha, the show focuses on not only the problems of her guests but the problems Vivienne faces herself in regards to her love and home life.

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Jennifer Saunders is like an onion, so don't expect a new Ab Fab.
14 November 2007 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

I love Vivienne Vyle!

Basically I think people is expecting "a new Ab Fab" which is just ridiculous. I mean, I LOVE Ab Fab and bought all the episodes and I'd be the first to scream and cry with happiness if Jen decided to do Ab Fab again, but come on! We can't expect Jen to do the same thing forever! I think it's brilliant of her to do something so different, and not just get stuck in the Ab Fab-y sort of comedy. I watched the pilot of Mirrorball and I'm glad it didn't get picked up. Sure, it was entertaining, but it was also practically the same as Absolutely Fabulous, with the same types of characters. Vivienne Vyle is something completely different and has a darker style of comedy and may therefore not be appreciated by all the Ab Fab fans, but I really loved it! V.V. is not even supposed to be a comedy actually, but a sort of a dark drama containing comedy. It's advertised as a comedy only because Saunders is in it, and therefore people will watch it. I think this show only proofs to us that Jen has several talents ad not just in comedy. She's like an onion! Not that she smells bad and makes people cry, but she has layers. Terrific layers. Either you only love her for her hilarious ones, or you can appreciate her for her deeper sides as well, as I do.

Hurrah for VV!


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