Dead Boss. Helen Stephens (Sharon Horgan). Copyright: BBC.

Dead Boss

BBC Three sitcom about an innocent woman in prison. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2012. Stars Sharon Horgan, Jennifer Saunders, Bryony Hannah, Geoffrey McGivern and others.

Series 1, Episode 4

Frustrated with the lack of progress with her appeal, Helen takes matters into her own hands and decides to study the law.

Further details

Dead Boss. Lennie (Golda Rosheuvel). Copyright: BBC.

Top Dog has fired her posse, and feeling lost without a leader they decide to appoint Helen in her place.

Incompetent lawyer Tony goes snooping at the Entirely Tiles offices and the new MD, widow Mrs Bridges, becomes suspicious.

Broadcast details

Thursday 28th June 2012
BBC Three
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Sharon Horgan Helen Stephens
Jennifer Saunders Governor Margaret
Bryony Hannah Christine
Geoffrey McGivern (as Geoff McGivern) Tony
Tom Goodman-Hill Tim
Lizzie Roper Top Dog
Aisling Bea Laura
Amanda Lawrence Mary
Edward Hogg Henry
Ricky Champ Frank
Emma Pierson Mrs Bridges
Barnaby Kay Justin
Susan Calman Fatty
Ashley McGuire Slasher
Claire Prempeh Yvonne
Golda Rosheuvel Lennie
Guest cast
Gemma Arrowsmith Weasel
Eleanor Lawrence Receptionist
Writing team
Sharon Horgan Writer
Holly Walsh Writer
Jeremy Dyson Script Editor
Production team
Steve Bendelack Director
Caroline Norris Producer
Jo Sargent Executive Producer
Sharon Horgan Executive Producer


Margaret's Special Request

Frank heads to Margaret's office to discuss the difference between a squeeze and a tap...


Top Dog's posse interrupt Helen & Christine in the library to collect this month's payment.


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