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 20, Episode 2

Social bubbles, social distancing, Covid-19, R numbers, it's all a lot to comprehend, but the big questions for the team is how Michael Portillo will cope with wearing a mask on Great British Railway Journeys? There's a special guest appearance alongside Bad Boris: Bad Winston Churchill, and Priti Patel introduces her new head of Track And Trace.

Broadcast details

Friday 19th June 2020
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 20th June 2020 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 22nd June 2020 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 23rd June 2020 9:00am 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
Tom Coles Writer
James Bugg Writer
Ed Amsden Writer
Edward Tew Writer
Simon Alcock Writer
Alex Hardy Writer
Vivienne Riddoch Writer
Jane McCutcheon Writer
Gareth Ceredig Writer
Jeffrey Aidoo Writer
Cassie Smyth Writer
Production team
Bill Dare Producer

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