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 6

In the final episode of the series, Richard E Grant makes a startling appearance as Witchfinder General Matthew Hopkins.

Further details

Psychobitches. Image shows from L to R: Barbara Cartland (Frances Barber), Fanny Craddock (Seb Cardinal). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

The Witchfinder General (Richard E Grant) bursts in to Rebecca Front's office to confront a group of grotesque witches, played by Mathew Baynton, Kevin Eldon and Dustin Demri-Burns.

Elsewhere, Frances Barber sings a few cheeky songs as Gracie Fields, Seb Cardinal plays a make-up-obsessed Fanny Craddock, Michelle Gomez is a foul-mouthed Gregorian-chanting Hildegard of Bingen and Doon Mackichan delivers an impassioned rant as the Statue of Liberty.

Finally, Sheila Reid plays a childish Shirley Temple, Morgana Robinson stars as Daphne du Maurier, Meera Syal is Zeus's downtrodden wife Hera and Marc Wootton surges in to the consulting room as the Hindi Goddess Kali, who is struggling to make friends.

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 23rd December 2014
Time
9:30pm
Channel
Sky Arts
Length
30 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Rebecca Front Therapist
    Guest cast
    Katy Brand Medusa
    Kevin Eldon Witch of Endor
    Morgana Robinson Daphne du Maurier
    Frances Barber Barbara Cartland
    Seb Cardinal Fanny Craddock
    Samantha Spiro Gracie Fields
    Meera Syal Hera
    Michelle Gomez Hildegard von Bingen
    Sharon Horgan Simone de Beauvoir
    Doon Mackichan Statue of Liberty
    Dustin Demri-Burns Stygian Witch Alarm
    Liza Tarbuck Stygian Witch Dread
    Seb Cardinal Stygian Witch Horror
    Marc Wootton The Goddess Kali
    Mathew Baynton Witch of Wookey Hole
    Richard E. Grant (as Richard E Grant) Witchfinder General Matthew Hopkins
    Sheila Reid Shirley Temple
    Katy Brand Cleaner (Voice)
    Writing team
    Jeremy Dyson Writer
    Bert Tyler-Moore Writer
    George Jeffrie Writer
    Ali Crockatt Writer
    David Scott Writer
    Jamie Lennox Writer
    Louis Waymouth 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

    Hera talks to the Therapist

    The Therapist talks to Hera, the wife and one of three sisters of Zeus.

    Featuring: Rebecca Front (Therapist), Meera Syal (Hera).

    Statue Of Liberty

    The Statue Of Liberty is quite angry.

    Featuring: Rebecca Front (Therapist), Doon Mackichan (Statue of Liberty).

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