The King Is Dead. Simon Bird. Copyright: TalkbackThames
The King Is Dead

The King Is Dead

  • TV panel show
  • BBC Three
  • 2010
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

BBC Three panel show hosted by Simon Bird described as 'part spoof job interview, part chat show, part panel show and part character comedy'. Stars Simon Bird, Nick Mohammed, Katy Wix and Jonny Sweet.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 1 - The President Of The USA

The King Is Dead. Image shows from L to R: Katy Wix, Simon Bird, Nick Mohammed. Copyright: TalkbackThames
Simon Bird, Nick Mohammed and Katy Wix interview James Corden, Sarah Beeny and Peaches Geldof, who want to be the new leader of the free world after the President of the USA is killed.

Broadcast details

Thursday 2nd September 2010
BBC Three
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 3rd September 2010 12:45am BBC3
Friday 3rd September 2010 9:30pm BBC3
Friday 3rd September 2010 11:50pm BBC3
Sunday 5th September 2010 10:45pm BBC3

Cast & crew

Simon Bird Host / Presenter
Nick Mohammed Host / Presenter
Katy Wix Host / Presenter
Jonny Sweet Darren
Peter Dickson Announcer
Guest cast
Sarah Beeny Guest
James Corden Guest
Peaches Geldof Guest
Writing team
Simon Bird Writer
Nick Mohammed Writer
Katy Wix Writer
William Andrews Writer (Additional Material)
Matthew Crosby Writer (Additional Material)
Dominic English Writer (Additional Material)
Les Keen Writer (Additional Material)
Lloyd Langford Writer (Additional Material)
Dan Maier Writer (Additional Material)
Aiden Spackman Writer (Additional Material)
Joe Thomas Writer (Additional Material)
Jeremy Dyson Script Editor
Production team
Juliet May Director
Barbara Wiltshire Director
Andy Brereton (as Andrew Brereton) Producer
Matthew Mulot Producer
Margot Gavan Duffy Executive Producer
Suzy Lamb Executive Producer
Karl Warner Executive Producer
Mark Sangster Editor
Dominic Tolfts Production Designer
Paul Arnold Composer
Andrew Barnabas Composer

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