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

2017 Christmas Specials, Episode 1 - The Christmas Special

A special topical Christmas edition from the satirists, featuring HM The Queen, Dame Joan Bakewell, Donald Trump and The Brexit Bulldog David Davis.

Broadcast details

Friday 22nd December 2017
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes
  • Wednesday 20th December 2017, 12:30 at BBC Radio Theatre


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 23rd December 2017 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 25th December 2017 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 26th December 2017 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
Sarah Campbell Writer
Duncan Wisbey Writer
Ed Amsden Writer
Max Davis Writer
Laura Major Writer
Jack Bernhardt Writer
Production team
Bill Dare Producer

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