Who is the Hard to Please OAPs narrator? Why do you recognise her voice?
Jennifer Saunders.

Who is the Hard to Please OAPs narrator? Why do you recognise her voice?

ITV’s hilarious brand new comedy series Hard to Please OAPs launched on Tuesday, April 9th.

The show follows eight slightly older celebrities as they get to grips with the difficulties of modern life.

But what fans of the show have been wondering is who the narrator is and why she sounds so familiar!

Read on to find out everything you need to know about the Hard to Please OAPs narrator…

Hard To Please OAPs

Who is the Hard to Please OAPs narrator?

It’s none other than comedy legend Jennifer Saunders!

The BAFTA-winning actress has been an icon of British television since she rocketed to fame with the sketch show French & Saunders and then the BBC sitcom Absolutely Fabulous.

But where have you heard her voice before and why does it sound so familiar?

Jennifer Saunders.

Why do I recognise her voice?

Despite her extensive acting career, 60-year-old Jennifer has also worked multiple times as a voice actor.

She has voiced characters from the Fairy Godmother in Shrek 2 to Queen Elizabeth II in Minions and worked in other fabulous animated films such as Coraline and Sing.

And who could forget the Fairy Godmother’s iconic rendition of ‘I Need A Hero’ in the second instalment of the Shrek franchise?

(L-R) Eddie Murphy, Jennifer Saunders and Antonio Banderas at Shrek 2 premiere at Cannes.

Does Jennifer narrate any other shows?


According to her Voice Talent agency, Jennifer has also narrated other shows such as Channel 4’s Laughing At The 90s and has been the voice of many TV adverts.

No wonder her dulcet tones were chosen for Hard to Please OAPs.




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