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

Dead Boss

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Three
  • 2012
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

Sitcom set in Broadmarsh Prison, featuring a murder mystery element. Starring Sharon Horgan and Jennifer Saunders. Stars Sharon Horgan, Jennifer Saunders, Bryony Hannah, Geoffrey McGivern, Tom Goodman-Hill and more.

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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.

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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

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 5th July 2012 10:30pm BBC HD
Friday 6th July 2012 1:00am BBC3
Friday 6th July 2012 4:45am BBC3
Saturday 7th July 2012 12:45am BBC3
Saturday 7th July 2012 4:45am BBC3
Sunday 8th July 2012 2:45am BBC3
Thursday 12th July 2012 3:45am BBC3
Friday 3rd August 2012 4:00am BBC3

Cast & crew

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 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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