Star Tracks

updated 11/06/1995 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 11/06/1995 AT 01:00 AM EST

Pamela Anderson she's not, but British comedian Dawn French made quite an impression patrolling a U.K. beach to film an upcoming spoof of Baywatch for British TV. Absolutely Fabulous's Jennifer Saunders costars.

Friends star Jennifer Aniston got the inside scoop from The Brothers McMullen's Edward Burns (left) and Mike McGlone during a break from filming She's the One, the next romantic comedy from writer-director-actor Burns.

Goodbye, Normal Jeans! Dressed in drag, Elton John, whose latest release is called Made in England, got a spiky kick from not-very-clad Australian pop princess Kylie Minogue onstage at London's Royal Albert Hall during the Stonewall Equality Show, held in support of gay and lesbian rights.

Costars onscreen and off-, Gwyneth Paltrow and Brad Pitt checked out the new psychodrama Copycat in L.A. Their own thriller, Seven, based on the deadly sins, continues to inspire envy among film industry execs, raking in over $67 million at the box office.

Drive, Keanu Reeves said, and Amanda de Cadenet, the estranged wife of Duran Duran's John Taylor and Courtney Love's tiara twin at the Oscars, sped off after seeing Four Dogs and a Bone at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles.

Washington rolled out the red carpet to fete Margaret Thatcher for her 70th birthday. Barbara Walters emceed the $l,000-a-plate gala, held at Union Station and benefiting the Margaret Thatcher Foundation, which promotes Thatcher's conservative ideals worldwide. The guest list, an Old Guard Who's Who, included Nancy Reagan (right).

Party of Five costars (from left) Paula Devicq, Lacey Chabert and Jennifer Love Hewitt made a party of three at L.A.'s Hard Rock Cafe. The critically acclaimed Fox TV drama about five orphaned siblings is celebrating its second season.

Former Beverly Hills bad girl Shannen Doherty Weiss-ed up for the L.A. premiere of her new movie Mallrats: She brought her steady beau, Amongst Friends director Rob Weiss. Doherty plays a she-devilish slacker in the comedy about kids killing time in a shopping mall.

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