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 2 - Chief Of Police

The King Is Dead. Image shows from L to R: Katy Wix, Simon Bird, Nick Mohammed. Copyright: TalkbackThames
The chief of police is dead. Simon Bird, Nick Mohammed and Katy Wix interview Caprice, Kirsten O'Brien and Graham Cole to see who is the best person to bring law and order to our streets.

Broadcast details

Thursday 9th September 2010
BBC Three
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 10th September 2010 1:15am BBC3
Friday 10th September 2010 9:30pm BBC3
Saturday 11th September 2010 1:45am BBC3
Sunday 12th 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
Caprice Bourret Guest
Graham Cole Guest
Kirsten O'Brien Guest
Mathew Baynton Anti-Globalisation Protestor
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
Steve Parry Writer (Additional Material)
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
Perry Widdowson Editor
Dominic Tolfts Production Designer
Paul Arnold Composer
Andrew Barnabas Composer

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