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


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 4

Featuring appearances from Lucrezia Borgia, Nefertiti, Gertrude Jekyll, Lady Godiva, Wallis Simpson, Marie Antoinette and more.

Further details

Psychobitches. Nefertiti (Zawe Ashton). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Rebecca Front takes on Lucrezia Borgia (Sharon Horgan) in a sword fight this week, but not before she has given therapy to more of history's most famous women.

Zawe Ashton arrives at the consulting room as Egyptian queen Nefertiti, Frances Barber dials up the intensity as film noir star Barbara Stanwyck, Katy Brand unleashes her wild side as Gertrude Jekyll and Alexa Chung strikes a pose as Vermeer's Girl with a Pearl Earring.

Also, Dustin Demri-Burns stars as Pandora and, later, portrays a proudly naked Lady Godiva, complete with a thick Birmingham accent.

Also, look out for Michelle Gomez as American socialite Wallis Simpson, Selina Griffiths as a cake-obsessed Marie Antoinette, and Johnny Vegas as a seductive, dancing Salome.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 9th December 2014
Sky Arts
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Rebecca Front Therapist
    Guest cast
    Selina Griffiths Marie Antoinette
    Samantha Spiro Barbara Stanwyck
    Katy Brand Gertrude Jekyll
    Dustin Demri-Burns Lady Godiva
    Sharon Horgan Lucrezia Borgia
    Zawe Ashton Nefertiti
    Dustin Demri-Burns Pandora
    Sharon Horgan P L Travers
    Johnny Vegas Salome
    Frances Barber Thora Hird
    Michelle Gomez Wallis Simpson
    Alexa Chung Girl with a Pearl Earring
    Writing team
    Jeremy Dyson Writer
    Bert Tyler-Moore Writer
    George Jeffrie Writer
    Ali Crockatt Writer
    David Scott Writer
    Seb Cardinal Writer
    Dustin Demri-Burns Writer
    Pippa Brown Writer (Additional Material)
    Dan Swimer Script Editor
    Toby Davies 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
    Peter Hallworth Editor
    Gary Dollner Editor
    Mo Holden Production Designer
    Jeremy Holland-Smith Composer


    Lady Godiva boasts about her desirable body

    If you've got it flaunt it!

    Featuring: Rebecca Front (Therapist), Dustin Demri-Burns (Lady Godiva).

    Salome opens Pandora's Box

    Salome tells the therapist about she ended up with this mysterious box.

    Featuring: Rebecca Front (Therapist), Johnny Vegas (Salome).


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