Bosses of the national post company announced earlier this month (Apr15) that they were launching a new line of special stamps to celebrate the U.K.'s comedy heritage.

The range includes images of stars such as Billy Connolly, Monty Python, Peter Cook and Dudley Moore, and Saunders with her writing partner Dawn French, and the comedienne was ecstatic to be featured.

The Absolutely Fabulous creator tells U.K. TV show Loose Women, "I was thrilled. I haven't used one yet, but it's lovely actually."