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 - 2023
  • 146 episodes (23 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.

  • Due to return for Series 24

Episode menu

Series 16, Episode 5

It's a momentous week for Theresa May as she makes her first appearance on Dead Ringers as Prime Minister. Ministers sacked, the Labour party in meltdown, Brexit fears remain unabated this is a fabulous time for Laura Kuenssberg, Andrew Neil, Robert Peston, Jon Snow, Andrew Marr, Kirsty Wark , Hugh Edwards, all feeding off the trough of political failure.

Broadcast details

Friday 15th July 2016
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 16th July 2016 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 18th July 2016 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 19th July 2016 9:00am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Jon Culshaw Various
Jan Ravens Various
Lewis Macleod Various
Writing team
Nev Fountain Writer
Tom Jamieson Writer
Laurence Howarth Writer
Tom Coles Writer
James Bugg Writer
Sarah Campbell Writer
Ed Amsden Writer
Laura Major Writer
Jack Bernhardt Writer
Alex Harvey Writer
Sara Gibbs Writer
Production team
Bill Dare Producer

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