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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 3

Arthur Scargill kidnaps Ronnie Corbett; Lord Mandelson thinks he's going to the moon; The Arctic Monkeys reveal themselves to be Woman's Hour fans; and John Humphrys gets furious about more BBC red tape.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 5th May 2009
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 23rd June 2009 6:30pm Radio 4
Wednesday 1st June 2011 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 14th March 2013 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 5th November 2015 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 6th September 2017 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 10th November 2019 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 21st October 2021 11:30pm 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
Joel Morris Writer
Jason Hazeley Writer
Rufus Jones Writer
Dan Skinner Writer
Production team
Bill Dare Producer

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