Headcases. Fun and Frivolity with Gordon Brown. Picture shows the characters Gordon Brown (back) and Alistair Darling (front). Copyright: Red Vision.


ITV sketch show. 8 episodes (1 series) in 2008. Stars Adam Longworth, Rory Bremner, Dan Skinner, Omid Djalili, Justin Edwards, Tom Hollander, Jess Robinson and others.

Series 1

Madonna in Headcases episode 1. Copyright: Red Vision.

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Sunday 6th April 2008

The first episode of the topical satirical CGI comedy show which takes a biting look at the great and the good - from celebrities to politicians and members of the Royal Family. Featuring the vocal talents of Rory Bremner, Jon Culshaw, Tom Hollander, Katy Brand and Omid Djalili among others, Headcases pokes fun at British household names and Hollywood A-listers alike, with Amy Winehouse, the Beckhams, Jeremy Clarkson, Madonna and Trevor McDonald among those on the receiving end.


Harrison Ford and Bruce Willis - OAP action heroes in Headcases episode two. Copyright: Red Vision.

2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Sunday 13th April 2008

Sketches this week included the OAP Action Heroes - (Harrison Ford, Sylvester Stallone and Bruce Willis three movie stars who refuse to retire. But how tough can you be armed with a zimmer frame? Also Heather Mills reveals her 'man factory'


Evil Angelina Jolie and dumb Brad Pitt in Headcases episode three. Copyright: Red Vision.

3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Sunday 20th April 2008

Sketches in this episode included Dames Helen Mirren and Judi Dench adding to the walk of fame, Kate Middleton avoiding anothe royal trap and Angelina Jolie's evil plan to try and get better hair than Jennifer Aniston.


Russell Brand being used as a loo brush in Headcases episode four. Copyright: Red Vision.

4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Sunday 27th April 2008

The Headcases sketches this week included Bono pleading for better postal services, Russell Brand being used as a toilet brush and the Princes go to the cinema. Plus Dames Helen Mirren and Judi Dench get put in the stocks.


Headcases. Copyright: Red Vision.

5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Sunday 4th May 2008

Boris Johnson, the New Mayor of London, gives a very canine acceptance speach. Nicholas Sarkozy bothers Jaqueline Smith. Prince Phillip tries to get rid of Kate Middleton at a concert. Angelina Jolie and Rachel from Friends come face-to-face.


6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Sunday 11th May 2008

Sketches include President Ahmadinejad making another heartfelt plea to the West to allow Iran the nuclear materials they need... for perfectly innocent reasons like building nuclear-powered hoovers and glow-in-the-dark watches!


7. Episode Seven

First broadcast: Friday 30th May 2008

Fabio Capello tries to learn English, Victoria Beckham kills Piers Morgan and Mohamed Fayed investigates Richard and Judy.


8. Episode Eight

First broadcast: Sunday 15th June 2008

The final episode sees the old action heros battling Heather Mill McCartney and jokes at the expense of the newly married thick, ape-like, granny loving footballer Wayne Rooney and orange WAG Colleen McLoughlin.