The adored comedienne is set to celebrate her 60th birthday this week, and ahead of her big day, viewers couldn’t fancy their eyes as Matt Baker revealed her age.
“On Wednesday I am 60,” she contemplated. “How did that happen? In the blink of an eye.”
She continued: “I’m not a big one for parties, they’re not my favourite item.
“I’ll sit down with my kids and my old man and my best friend and we’ll drink too much, to all intents.
The One Indicate viewers stunned by Dawn French’s appearance
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How did that happen? In the blink of an eye
“Then we’ll do some ignoring and some crying and that’s how we’ll celebrate.”
Viewers immediately descended onto Cheep to shower Dawn with praise.
“#TheOneShow Looking good for someone show up up to sixty,” beamed one audience member, as another agreed: “#TheOneShow Is it honourable me? Didn’t recognise Dawn French and recognised the voice first.”
Begin French appears on The One Show ahead of her 60th birthday
The One Show viewers flood Dawn French with praise
A third gasped: “Wow! No way is Dawn French 60! #TheOneShow.”
“Crack of dawn French is looking absolutely amazing on #TheOneShow. I wish I could look that pure!” enthused one more.
The One Show airs weeknights at 7pm on BBC One.