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Pics | Ab Fab movie shoots scenes at Royal Vauxhall Tavern with over 90 drag queens

2015-11-16
After last week's flurry of star-studdded pictures from the set of Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie, we didn't think we could be more excited for Patsy and Edina's first big screen outing next year. Turns out we were wrong. Legendary Cher impersonator and drag queen Charlie Hides revealed on Facebook (November 16) that he's been filming scenes at iconic London gay pub The Royal Vauxhall Tavern today (November 16), following last month's news that producers had put out a casting call for 96 drag queens and "camp, fantastic queers" to star in upcoming movie. ab fab Sharing a picture of himself with Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley on Facebook, Hides described the day as a "dream come true". "Absolutely Fabulous day filming @thervt [at The Royal Vaxhall Tavern] Jennifer and Joanna were lovely....oh, and I have a line and a close up." Royal Vaxuhall Tavern confirmed the news on Facebook soon after, writing: "YES, the rumours are true, they've been filming some of the new Ab Fab movie here today." https://twitter.com/thervt/status/666278866533662720 And by the looks of other pictures taken by passers-by in London today, we're in for quite the treat come next year... https://twitter.com/julianlangham/status/666237210778312704 We recently drew up our ultimate wishlist of things we want to see from Patsy and Edina’s first big screen outing – click here to check out our five most important demands. Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie is set for release in 2016. More stories: The Game continues to post bulge-tastic pics on Instagram In defence of the gay age gap