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

Dead Ringers

BBC Radio 4 sketch show featuring impressions. 117 episodes (20 series), 2000 - 2020. Stars Jon Culshaw, Jan Ravens, Duncan Wisbey, Lewis Macleod and others.

Returns Friday 11th December at 6:30pm. Episode Guide

Series 12

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Wednesday 30th July 2014

Michael Portillo tries to escape his co-presenters on This Week and Idris Elba tries to pitch a new movie idea.

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2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Wednesday 6th August 2014

David Mitchell turns up in EastEnders, Gareth Malone tries to help Ed Miliband sound normal, and the Masterchef voiceover lady gets a job on Bake Off.

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3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Wednesday 13th August 2014

David Attenborough's researchers rely on Wikipedia, some minor celebrities ask Scotland to stay with the rest of the UK, some familiar voices phone up the European Space Agency, and Elton John sings some nursery rhymes.

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4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Wednesday 20th August 2014

John Bishop and Alex Jones host a science show on the BBC; Nigel Farage hosts his own podcast from his local pub; Piers Morgan can't work out why he keeps blacking out; and a song about Frozen.

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5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Wednesday 27th August 2014

The classic and award-winning impressions show is back for the first time in seven years with a new cast of characters.

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6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Wednesday 3rd September 2014

The classic and award-winning impressions show is back for the first time in seven years with a new cast of characters.

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Release date: Thursday 11th June 2015

The award winning BBC Radio 4 impressions show returns with a new cast of characters.

2014 saw a welcome return to the airwaves for the comedy show that holds in its sights every programme, institution and politician you hold dear.

In these six episodes, Michael Portillo attempts to hide from...

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