Dead Boss

10:30pm Thursday 12 July on BBC THREE

Concluding part of the comedy murder mystery series starring Sharon Horgan and Jennifer Saunders. Tonight’s show includes guest cameo appearances from Miranda Richardson and John Sessions.

Helen (Sharon Horgan) is moved to D Wing where she is befriended by white collar criminal Jo (Miranda Richardson), much to the distress of Christine (Bryony Hannah). Helen is hopeful she will be released now that her alibi and fiance Justin (Barnaby Kay) has been found.

Governor Margaret (Jennifer Saunders) discovers she is being transferred to a new prison. But what lengths will Margaret go to in order to keep her job? And Henry (Edward Hogg) makes a gruesome discovery.

The executive producer is Jo Sargent and the producer is Caroline Norris. The director is Steve Bendelack.

Ep 6/6

10:30pm Thursday 5 July on BBC THREE

New comedy murder mystery starring Sharon Horgan, with guest appearances in today’s episode from Caroline Quentin, Carl Barat and Tony Blackburn.

Margaret (Jennifer Saunders) announces plans for the annual prison choir competition, where the inmates of Broadmarsh have been drawn against Woolley Grange, which has a reputation for choral excellence and a star singer called Nigel (Carl Barat).

Helen (Sharon Horgan) auditions, hoping to become lead vocalist until the surprise appearance of Virna (Caroline Quentin). There’s more excitement on the night of the contest as the inter-prison sing off is judged by legendary DJ Tony Blackburn.

Meanwhile Laura (Aisling Bea) and Justin (Barnaby Kay) are worrying about their finances and lawyer Tony (Geoff McGivern) is suspicious of Henry’s (Edward Hogg) motives. Widow Mrs Bridges (Emma Pierson) makes an interesting discovery.

The Executive Producer is Jo Sargent and the producer is Caroline Norris. The Director is Steve Bendelack.

Ep 5/6

10:30pm Thursday 28 June on BBC THREE

New comedy murder mystery series starring Sharon Horgan and Jennifer Saunders. Frustrated with the lack of progress with her appeal, Helen (Sharon Horgan) takes matters into her own hands and decides to study the law.

Top Dog (Lizzie Roper) has fired her posse, and feeling lost without a leader they decide to appoint Helen in her place.

Incompetent lawyer Tony (Geoff McGivern) goes snooping at the Entirely Tiles offices and the new MD, widow Mrs Bridges (Emma Pierson), becomes suspicious.

The Executive Producer is Jo Sargent and the producer is Caroline Norris. The Director is Steve Bendelack.

Ep 4/6

10:30pm Thursday 21 June on BBC THREE

Christine has been sent to Germany on a prison exchange. Helen is instructed by Governor Margaret to look after their German guest, Gertrude Verna. Gertie is in prison for murdering and eating her husband and is a celebrity with several books to her name.

Helen finds it difficult to keep Gertie out of trouble as Gertie makes it clear what she thinks of her fellow prisoners. Meanwhile incompetent lawyer Tony may be back on the case and investigations in the Entirely Tiles office continue.

New comedy murder mystery series starring Sharon Horgan and Jennifer Saunders.

The Executive Producer is Jo Sargent and the producer is Caroline Norris. The Director is Steve Bendelack.

Cast: Christine is played by Bryony Hannah, Helen by Sharon Horgan, Governor Margaret by Jennifer Saunders, Gertrude Verna by Anna Crilly and Tony by Geoff McGivern.

Ep 3/6

11:00pm Thursday 14 June on BBC THREE

The new comedy murder mystery set in a women’s prison continues. Written by Sharon Horgan and Holly Walsh, the series stars Sharon as Helen Stephens, who has been falsely imprisoned for murdering her boss.

Life is made more bearable for Helen (Sharon Horgan) when Governor Margaret (Jennifer Saunders) announces the annual prison quiz – promising prizes of a tin of biscuits and a supersize bottle of conditioner. Helen however has her eye on a very unusual and extremely tempting first prize. But will her specialist knowledge of Jennifer Aniston trivia and Glacial Moraine from her long forgotten geography degree be enough to get her through? Not if Top Dog (Lizzie Roper) has anything to do with it…

Helen’s sister Laura (Aisling Bea) meanwhile is finding that her life is being taken over by Helen’s. Or is that the other way round? And Tony (Geoff McGivern) has received some mysterious threats.

The Executive Producer is Jo Sargent and the producer is Caroline Norris. The Director is Steve Bendelack.

Ep 2/6

10:30pm Thursday 14 June on BBC THREE

Dead Boss is a new comedy with a little murder mystery thrown in. Written by Sharon Horgan and Holly Walsh, the series stars Sharon as Helen Stephens, who has been falsely imprisoned for murdering her boss.

A stellar cast join Sharon including Jennifer Saunders, Bryony Hannah, Geoff McGivern, Ricky Champ, Tom Goodman-Hill, as well as cameo appearances from Caroline Quentin, Miranda Richardson, John Sessions and Carl Barat.

When Helen (Sharon Horgan) is wrongly sentenced to 12 years in prison for the murder of her boss, she is sure it is only a matter of time before this horrible mistake is sorted. However everyone around Helen seems to be conspiring to keep her on the inside…

Helen’s fianc� and alibi, Justin (Barnaby Kay) has mysteriously disappeared, while Helen’s self-obsessed sister Laura (Aisling Bea) is busy taking over her old life, flat and job. Then there’s Henry (Edward Hogg), her infatuated colleague who realises his prison visits are the only guaranteed way to spend time with her. Helen also has to cope with Tony (Geoff McGivern), her hapless lawyer, who promises ‘no win some fee’.

This first episode sees Helen struggling with the challenges of her new life in Broadmarsh Prison. From Margaret (Jennifer Saunders), the governor, who sees prisoners as an irritation and Christine (Bryony Hannah), Helen’s arsonist cellmate who just wants a hug, to Top Dog (Lizzie Roper), the big cheese among the inmates who takes an instant dislike to Helen.

The series was commissioned by Zai Bennett, Controller BBC Three and Cheryl Taylor, Controller Comedy Commissioning. It is being made by BBC In-House Comedy Productions and the Executive Producer is Jo Sargent. The Director is Steve Bendelack and the producer is Caroline Norris.

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