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 6

If you've ever wondered what Michael Gove's real job was, this episode reveals all. Plus the government's Covid rules are clarified at last, and Laura Kuenssberg and the BBC's North America correspondent battle it out to establish who in the world has said the stupidest thing.

Broadcast details

Friday 17th July 2020
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 18th July 2020 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 20th July 2020 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 21st July 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
Simon Alcock Writer
Alex Hardy Writer
Lewis Cook Writer
Cody Dahler Writer
Paige Wilson Writer
Athena Kugblenu Writer
Production team
Bill Dare Producer

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