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Posy Simmonds: 'French women have good handbags, English women have udders'

She's known for sending up the country set, London literary types and everyone in between: no British stereotype escapes the satirical pen of Posy Simmonds.


Her comic strips have been a staple in the UK daily press for decades; her graphic novels "Tamara Drewe" and "Gemma Bovery" applauded for their crossover to the big screen. A respected artist on the other side of the channel, Posy Simmonds is now heading up the jury at France's foremost festival of comics and graphic arts in Angoulême. France 24's Olivia Salazar-Winspear went to meet her.

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