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 5

There is great excitement at Broadmarsh Prison as governor Margaret announces the annual prison choir competition. Helen is persuaded to audition and is certain to be made the lead vocalist until the surprise appearance of Virna.

Further details

Dead Boss. Virna (Caroline Quentin). Copyright: BBC.

There is great excitement at Broadmarsh Prison as governor Margaret announces the annual prison choir competition. Helen is persuaded to audition and is certain to be made the lead vocalist until the surprise appearance of Virna.

Meanwhile, Laura and Justin are worrying about finances and incompetent lawyer Tony is suspicious of Henry's motives. Widow and Entirely Tiles MD Mrs Bridges makes an interesting discovery.

The inter-prison sing-off is judged by Tony Blackburn and the Broadmarsh Prison ladies are excited to see a singing regular from Woolley Grange Prison - Nigel.

Notes

Lizzie Roper was credited in this episode, but did not in fact appear.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 5th July 2012
Time
10:30pm
Channel
BBC Three
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

    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
    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
    Julie T. Wallace (as Julie T Wallace) I'll Kill Again
    Guest cast
    Caroline Quentin Virna
    Carl Barat Nigel
    Forbes Masson Governor Grantham
    Tony Blackburn Self
    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
    Charlie Fawcett Editor
    Miranda Jones Production Designer
    Joby Talbot Composer
    Jeremy Holland-Smith Composer

    Videos

    Annual Prison Choir Sing Off

    Margaret asks Tim and Frank into her office to discuss the annual prison choir competition.

    The Audition: I'll Kill Again

    I'll Kill Again performs We'll Meet Again as her audition piece for the Annual Prison Choir Sing Off.

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