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

2020 Christmas Specials

Dead Ringers somehow manages to make fishing quotas funny. Other topics include The Crown, panic shopping, Christmas bubbling and why on earth the BBC has redesigned the Daleks.

Broadcast details

Friday 18th December 2020
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 19th December 2020 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 21st December 2020 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 22nd December 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
Sophie Dickson Writer
Simon Alcock Writer
Alex Hardy Writer
Vivienne Riddoch Writer
Jane McCutcheon Writer
Lewis Cook Writer
Cody Dahler Writer
Jeffrey Aidoo Writer
Production team
Bill Dare Producer

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