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. 108 episodes (19 series), 2000 - 2019. Stars Jon Culshaw, Jan Ravens, Phil Cornwell, Kevin Connelly and others.

Another series is in development.

Series 18

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Friday 8th June 2018

Radio 4 presents a guide to Love Island, and a World Cup preview song.


2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Friday 15th June 2018

Recorded at Venue Cymru as part of the Craft of Comedy Festival in Llandudno. Dead Ringers cover the summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump, and offer a guide to the World Cup for those who hear "And now Gary with the sport" and think it's a cue to go and brush their teeth.


3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Friday 22nd June 2018

Order. Order. Members of Parliament need to stop referencing Love Island.


4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Friday 29th June 2018

Britain tries to cope with an onslaught of good sporting news and relentlessly pleasant weather. And explores the new ways in which Boris Johnson manages to disappear at crucial moments.


5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Friday 6th July 2018

Where can you escape all talk of Brexit, the World Cup, Wimbledon and Love Island? Certainly not in Dead Ringers.


6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Friday 13th July 2018

As England crashes out of the World Cup, Theresa May fights a mass cabinet resignation and Trump visits London, the Dead Ringers team takes aim. Watch out for that blimp!