Psychobitches. Therapist (Rebecca Front). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Psychobitches

Sky Arts sketch show about women from history. 12 episodes (pilot + 2 series), 2012 - 2014. Stars Julia Davis, Rebecca Front, Sharon Horgan, Samantha Spiro and others.

Series 1, Episode 1

Psychobitches. Image shows from L to R: Bette Davis (Frances Barber), Joan Crawford (Mark Gatiss). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.
Frances Barber and Mark Gatiss fight over diva status as Bette Davis and Joan Crawford; Selina Griffiths, Katy Brand and Sarah Solemani star as the squabbling Bronte sisters, while Julia Davis plays a less than cheery Sylvia Plath.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 30th May 2013
Time
9pm
Channel
Sky Arts
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Rebecca Front Therapist
Guest cast
Mark Gatiss Joan Crawford
Frances Barber Bette Davis
Llewella Gideon Rosa Parks
Samantha Spiro Audrey Hepburn
Julia Davis Sylvia Plath
Sharon D Clarke Nina Simone
Katy Brand Emily Brontë
Selina Griffiths Charlotte Brontë
Sarah Solemani Anne Brontë
Sharon Horgan Eva Peron
Katy Brand Jacqueline du Pre
Sheila Reid Margot Fonteyn
Writing team
Jeremy Dyson Writer
Bert Tyler-Moore Writer
George Jeffrie Writer
Ali Crockatt Writer
Lucy Montgomery Writer
David Scott Writer
Pippa Brown Writer (Additional Material)
Dan Swimer Script Editor
Simon Carlyle Writer
Pelham Levy Writer
Freddy Syborn Writer
Holly Walsh Writer
Production team
Jeremy Dyson Director
Pippa Brown Producer
Saskia Schuster Executive Producer
Ben Cavey Executive Producer
Lucy Lumsden Executive Producer
Sophie Clarke-Jervoise Executive Producer

Video

Margot Fonteyn

Margot Fonteyn gets some long awaited therapy.

Featuring: Sheila Reid (Margot Fonteyn).

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