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The Secret World

The Secret World

  • Radio sketch show
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2008 - 2014
  • 22 episodes (4 series)

Sketch show offering an insight into the private lives of the famous via skilled impressions from actors including Lewis Macleod and Jon Culshaw. Stars Jon Culshaw, Lewis Macleod, Duncan Wisbey, Margaret Cabourn-Smith, Julian Dutton and more.

Episode menu

Pilot, Episode 1

Comedy show offering an insight into the private lives of the famous. Ringo is trying to get The Beatles back together; Peaches Geldof doesn't understand why her dad is famous; and Jools Holland appears to have been kidnapped.

Broadcast details

Monday 28th April 2008
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 14th April 2009 11:00pm Radio 4
Thursday 21st February 2013 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 22nd October 2015 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 23rd August 2017 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 7th October 2021 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Jon Culshaw Various
Lewis Macleod Various
Duncan Wisbey Various
Jess Robinson Various
Guest cast
Sarah Hadland Various
Writing team
Bill Dare Writer
Duncan Wisbey Writer
Tom Jamieson Writer
Nev Fountain Writer
Joel Morris Writer
Jason Hazeley Writer
Rufus Jones Writer
Stephen Carlin Writer
James Sherwood Writer
Will Smith Writer
Production team
Bill Dare Producer

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