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 - 2024
  • 152 episodes (24 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.

Episode menu

2023 Christmas Specials, Episode 1

Topical comedy as everyone's favourite impressions show returns... with a festive twist. This episode features the Rwanda migrant crisis, Tory factionalism, Sir Kier Starmer's latest policy and troubling times for The Wombles.

Broadcast details

Friday 15th December 2023
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes
  • Thursday 14th December 2023, 19:30 at BBC Radio Theatre


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 16th December 2023 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 18th December 2023 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra


Cast & crew

Jon Culshaw Various
Jan Ravens Various
Duncan Wisbey Various
Lewis Macleod Various
Jess Robinson Various
Writing team
Nev Fountain Writer
Tom Jamieson Writer
Laurence Howarth Writer
Tom Coles Writer
Ed Amsden Writer
Edward Tew Writer
Sophie Dickson Writer
Robert Darke (as Rob Darke) Writer
Peter Tellouche Writer
Rachel E Thorn Writer
Joe Topping Writer
Production team
Bill Dare Producer
Rich Evans Sound Designer
Bill Dare Creator

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