Dead Ringers. Image shows from L to R: Lewis Macleod, Debra Stephenson, Jon Culshaw, Jan Ravens, Duncan Wisbey. Copyright: BBC
Dead Ringers

Dead Ringers

  • Radio sketch show
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2000 - 2024
  • 152 episodes (24 series)

Satirical impressionist show mocking the great and good, from politicians to those familar voices on Radio 4. Stars Jon Culshaw, Jan Ravens, Duncan Wisbey, Lewis Macleod, Debra Stephenson and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 1

Doctor Who rings directory inquiries to find The Master, Brian Perkins uses his blood-stained flick-knife to open up Money Box, and we visit Cartoon Animal Hospital.

Broadcast details

Friday 7th January 2000
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Jon Culshaw Various
Alistair McGowan Various
Kate Robbins Various
Simon Lipson Various
Writing team
Nev Fountain Writer
Tom Jamieson Writer
Laurence Howarth Writer
Jon Holmes Writer
Andy Hurst Writer
Simon Blackwell Writer
Ashley Boroda Writer
Gerard Foster Writer
Rupert Russell Writer
Henry Naylor Writer
Ivor Baddiel Writer
Marc Haynes Writer
Debbie Barham (as D. A. Barham) Writer
Ewan Marshall Writer
Trevor Lloyd Writer
Richard Ayoade Writer
Matthew Holness (as Matt Holness) Writer
George Jeffrie Writer
Bert Tyler-Moore Writer
Production team
Bill Dare Producer
Mario Stylianides Producer
Danny Wallace Producer

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