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 2, Episode 3

Featuring appearances from Lucille Ball, Bonnie Parker, Mrs Noah, Pocahontas and Mary Magdalene.

Further details

Psychobitches. Mrs Noah (Mark Benton). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

The mayhem continues as Rebecca Front trawls the minds of some of history's most famous women.

This week, Sam Spiro roller skates in to the consulting room as Lucille Ball; Sharon Horgan plays a gun-toting Bonnie Parker; Mark Benton pulls no punches as a ravenous, yetieating Mrs Noah; Martha Howe-Douglas's Pocahontas is disillusioned with modern British life; and Morgana Robinson portrays a sex-mad Mary Magdalene, who claims she can "suck the balls off a camel through the eye of a needle".

Michelle Gomez, Selina Griffiths, Frances Barber and Tom Stuart also star as the imaginative, surreal and mischievous sketches come thick and fast.

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 2nd December 2014
Time
9pm
Channel
Sky Arts
Length
30 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Rebecca Front Therapist
    Guest cast
    Mark Benton Mrs Noah
    Sharon Horgan Bonnie Parker
    Pippa Brown Coco Chanel
    Samantha Spiro Amelia Earhart
    Selina Griffiths Amy Johnson
    Sharon Horgan Grace Kelly
    Michelle Gomez Ingrid Bergman
    Samantha Spiro Janet Leigh
    Samantha Spiro Lucille Ball
    Morgana Robinson Mary Magdalene
    Frances Barber Whistler's Mother
    Tom Stuart Bob Hope
    Martha Howe-Douglas Pocahontas
    Writing team
    Jeremy Dyson Writer
    Ali Crockatt Writer
    Lucy Montgomery Writer
    David Scott Writer
    Toby Davies 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
    Gary Dollner Editor
    Mo Holden Production Designer
    Jeremy Holland-Smith Composer

    Videos

    Lucille Ball can't help but perform in therapy

    Lucille Ball rolls into therapy and can't take anything seriously. A tough one for the therapist.

    Featuring: Rebecca Front (Therapist), Samantha Spiro (Lucille Ball).

    Mrs Noah feels guilty about eating animals

    Watch this clip to find out the forename of Mrs Noah.

    Featuring: Rebecca Front (Therapist), Mark Benton (Mrs Noah).

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