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 23, Episode 5

In a week in which the BBC began to eat its own tail, the Dead Ringers team provides the gravy to go with it. Plus an interview with the man no one is talking about, Lib Dem Leader Ed Davey, and an episode of The Archers fashioned for Gen Z.

Broadcast details

Friday 14th July 2023
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes
  • Thursday 13th July 2023, 19:30 at BBC Radio Theatre


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 15th July 2023 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 17th July 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
Sarah Campbell Writer
Ed Amsden Writer
Edward Tew Writer
Sophie Dickson Writer
Robert Darke (as Rob Darke) Writer
Peter Tellouche Writer
Joe Topping Writer
Production team
Bill Dare Producer
Bill Dare Creator

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