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 4

A troubled Nancy Spungen performs a couple of lewd songs, and Eve talks, with great regret, about her sexual relationship with Adam.

Further details

Psychobitches. Image shows from L to R: Helen of Troy (Julia Davis), Therapist (Rebecca Front). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Emmeline Pankhurst (Ted Robbins) tells therapist Rebecca Front all about her working class Manchester roots, her spell in prison and the happiest time of her life on Fleetwood beach.

An excitable Barbara Castle (Sam Spiro) talks vividly about the sexual tension in politics and reveals her wildest fantasies. "When I met with the TUC, I didn't once think about Vic Feather's tight little bum."

A vain Helen of Troy (Julia Davis), complete with a thick brummie accent, discusses being spoiled by men her entire life and laments the difficulties of being so pretty.

Then a troubled Nancy Spungen (Tamsin Egerton) performs a couple of lewd songs, Mary Queen of Scots (Michelle Gomez) proves incomprehensible with her thick Scottish accent, Eve (Sharon Horgan) talks, with great regret, about her sexual relationship with Adam, and Mary Shelley (Katy Brand) proves quite intimidating as she explains the plot of her latest novel, Frankenstein.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 20th June 2013
Time
9pm
Channel
Sky Arts
Length
30 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Rebecca Front Therapist
    Guest cast
    Ted Robbins Emmeline Pankhurst
    Samantha Spiro Barbara Castle
    Julia Davis Helen of Troy
    Michelle Gomez Mary Queen of Scots
    Tamsin Egerton Nancy Spungen
    Sharon Horgan Eve
    Julia Davis Helen Keller
    Katy Brand Mary Shelley
    Writing team
    Jeremy Dyson Writer
    Ali Crockatt Writer
    David Scott Writer
    Freddy Syborn Writer
    Derren Litten Writer
    Pippa Brown Writer (Additional Material)
    Dan Swimer Script Editor
    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
    Peter Hallworth Editor
    Mo Holden Production Designer
    Jeremy Holland-Smith Composer
    Will Stuart Composer

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