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 - 2021
  • 123 episodes (21 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 12, Episode 1

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

Broadcast details

Wednesday 30th July 2014
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes
  • Tuesday 29th July 2014 at RADA Studios


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 6th August 2014 7:30am Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 6th August 2014 10:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Jon Culshaw Various
Jan Ravens Various
Duncan Wisbey Various
Lewis Macleod Various
Debra Stephenson Various
Writing team
Nev Fountain Writer
Tom Jamieson Writer
Laurence Howarth Writer
Jack Bernhardt Writer
Tom Coles Writer
Jon Culshaw Writer
Bill Dare Writer
GrĂ¡inne Maguire Writer
Ed Amsden Writer
Production team
Bill Dare Producer

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