Rebecca Front.

Incredible Women

BBC Radio 4 comedy drama in which Rebecca Front plays various characters. 35 episodes (7 series), 2011 - 2018. Stars Rebecca Front and Jeremy Front.

Series 3, Episode 2 - Helen McKee

Jeremy meets MI5 whistleblower Helen McKee, who is currently holed up in the broom cupboard at the Manuellan Embassy.

Further details

Jeremy meets MI5 whistle blower Helen McKee to find out how and why she leaked details of the British/American plans to infiltrate the newly elected government of the central American country, Manuella.

Along the way, Jeremy meets Manuellan Ambassador, Javier Fernando Francisco Marquez who explains what a heroine Helen has become to his country. At the embassy Jeremy experiences the extremely cramped conditions in which Helen is living. He finds out about her love of her two cats Pablo and Pedro and he witnesses her accident proneness first hand.

Jeremy also gets an exclusive interview with the former director of MI5, Dame Stella Rimington, who gives Jeremy her thoughts on how dangerous a character Helen McKee may be.

Will Jeremy get in deeper than he means to, and become embroiled in the murky world of illegal deeds?

Broadcast details

Tuesday 22nd April 2014
BBC Radio 4
15 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Rebecca Front Various
    Jeremy Front Jeremy
    Guest cast
    Stella Rimington Self
    Jake Canuso Ensemble Actor
    Carolyn Pickles Ensemble Actor
    Writing team
    Rebecca Front Writer
    Jeremy Front Writer
    Production team
    Claire Jones Producer

    Supporters and subscribers get more

    Additional content and tools are available across the site for Supporters and BCG Pro subscribers. On this page you can:

    • Broadcast details of 2 past repeats of this episode

    Donate (for fans) BCG Pro

    Already a donor or Pro user?