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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

Series 1, Episode 1

Jools Holland finds himself in a police station after an incident in a public shower; various religious leaders battle over Radio 4's Thought For The Day spot; whilst Mike Leigh's scam in getting actors to work for nothing as part of their 'role research' extends to Walmart in America.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 21st April 2009
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 9th June 2009 6:30pm Radio 4
Wednesday 18th May 2011 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 28th February 2013 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 27th October 2019 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Jon Culshaw Various
Lewis Macleod Various
Duncan Wisbey Various
Margaret Cabourn-Smith Various
Julian Dutton Various
Jess Robinson Various
Writing team
Bill Dare Writer
Julian Dutton Writer
Tom Jamieson Writer
Nev Fountain Writer
Rufus Jones Writer
Dan Skinner Writer
Production team
Bill Dare Producer

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