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Beehive. Image shows from L to R: Alice Lowe, Sarah Kendall, Clare Thomson, Barunka O'Shaughnessy. Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.


E4 sketch show. 5 episodes (1 series) in 2008. Stars Alice Lowe, Sarah Kendall, Barunka O'Shaughnessy and Clare Thomson.

Series 1, Episode 2

Beehive. Sarah Kendall. Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.
In this episode the Rural Madonnas perform a lewd maypole dance; Queen Elizabeth I claims she's 'done it loads', as the virgin jibes fly; and Sarah manages to pop out both her eye-balls to prove a point about novelty jokes.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 3rd December 2008
30 minutes


  1. Thursday 14th May 2009 at 10:30pm on E4
  2. Tuesday 17th November 2009 at 11:35pm on E4
  3. Wednesday 20th April 2011 at 3:30am on E4

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Alice Lowe Various
Sarah Kendall Various
Barunka O'Shaughnessy Various
Clare Thomson Various
Guest cast
Habib Nasib Nader Ensemble Actor
Jack Whitehall Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Alice Lowe Writer
Sarah Kendall Writer
Barunka O'Shaughnessy Writer
Clare Thomson Writer
Arnold Widdowson Script Editor
Production team
Rupert Jones Director
Dewi Humphreys Director
Siobhan Rhodes Producer
Sophie Clarke-Jervoise Executive Producer
Charlie Phillips Editor
Julie Harris Production Designer
Jane Watkins Composer

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