‘I couldn’t be more pleased.’ Dawn French celebrates her 64th birthday by opening up about her new look, which has sparked a media frenzy.


DAWN FRENCH has marked her 64th birthday on social media, days after unveiling a brand new look.

Dawn French turned 64 yesterday. The Vicar of Dibley star enjoyed a walk along the beach after being presented with balloons, flowers and cake by family and friends on her special day.

The birthday girl took to social media to share pictures from her day online, telling fans that it had been “perfect”.

The comedian posted two pictures on Twitter, one showed her table adorned with colourful balloons and pretty flowers, while the other captured the seafront at Watergate Bay in Cornwall.

“Breakfast balloons & a beach walk.

“Perfect 64th birthday…” the French and Saunders star tweeted, in view of her 358,300 followers.

Many took the comments section of her post to send birthday wishes, including a few famous faces.

“Happy birthday! Lovely to see you on Saturday!” Pointless quiz master Richard Osman wrote.

Fellow TV star and Changing Rooms host Anna Richardson added: “HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY Libra lady…” along with a smiling face and three hearts.”

Dawn, who is married to therapist and charity founder Mark Bignell, also shared the snaps on Instagram.

“Couldn’t be happier on m’64th birthday.

“Balloons & cake & flowers & Choc limes & a walk on Watergate Bay with m’husband & m’gusband,”(sic) she captioned her post.

“Happy birthday,” said This Morning’s Holly Willoughby and Gogglebox’s Pete Sandiford.

Following her stroll at the beach, Dawn headed to Cornish restaurant Restormel Kitchen for a sumptuous dinner.

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She was presented with a decadent chocolate dessert which was decorated with a happy birthday message.

“Big thanks to @RK_Lostwithiel for opening on a Monday to give birthday joy. Delicious,” she tweeted.

Earlier this month, Dawn unveiled a brand new look online after revealing that she was going to embrace her grey hair.

The French and Saunders star, who normally wears her glossy hair dark in a chic shoulder-length bob, also decided to cut her hair short.

On October 4, she showcased her new ‘do on social media.

Alongside her snap, Dawn wrote: “Hair update. I’m going for it big time. Chop chop.

“Bring on the silver.

“In my head, it’s v Jamie Lee Curtis. Husband says it’s actually v. “Brinkwire Summary News”.


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