The Impressions Show With Culshaw & Stephenson. Image shows from L to R: Debra Stephenson, Jon Culshaw. Copyright: BBC.

The Impressions Show With Culshaw & Stephenson

BBC One sketch show. 20 episodes (3 series), 2009 - 2011. Stars Jon Culshaw, Debra Stephenson, Jess Robinson, Simon Greenall, Thomas Nelstrop, Michael Bertenshaw, Jiggy Bhore and others.

The Impressions Show With Culshaw & Stephenson

Impression show starring Jon Culshaw and Debra Stephenson. Their targets include Jonathan Ross, Amy Winehouse and Madonna

Genre
Sketch Show
Broadcast
2009 - 2011
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
20   (3 series)
Starring
Jon Culshaw, Debra Stephenson, Jess Robinson, Simon Greenall, Thomas Nelstrop, Michael Bertenshaw, Jiggy Bhore, Joel Fry and others
Writers
Giles Pilbrow, Ben Ward, Laurence Rickard, Jon Holmes, Joel Morris, Jason Hazeley, Tom Jamieson, Nev Fountain and others
Director
Angie De Chastelai Smith
Producer
Richard Webb

Jon Culshaw, star of Dead Ringers and one of Britain's top impressionists, and Debra Stephenson, best known for her roles in Coronation Street and Bad Girls, but originally an impressionist and stand-up comedian before that, portray a host of well-known stars as you've never seen them before.

Jon and Debra's targets range across the worlds of popular culture, sport and politics to deliver a good natured poke at contemporary life.

The supporting cast features some exciting new performers, and there's the odd guest cameo from some real stars, though some will be harder to spot than others.

Targets include Madonna, Davina McCall, Noel Edmonds, Paris Hilton, Jonathan Ross, Ross Kemp, Chris Evans, Kate Winslet, Gordon Ramsay, Kirsty Young, Michael McIntyre, Jeremy Clarkson, Justin Lee Collins, Amy Winehouse, Cheryl Cole, Simon Cowell, David Cameron, Britney Spears, Gok Wan, Alan Sugar, Peaches Geldof, Anne Robinson and Terry Wogan.

In the new series X Factor judges Louis and Tulisa, Professor Brian Cox and Dragons Den judges Hilary Devey and Theo Paphitis are amongst the characters joining old favourites like Davina McCall and Simon Cowell.

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Saturday 31st October 2009 on BBC One at 9:45pm
Last new broadcast
Tuesday 20th December 2011 on BBC One at 11:45pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Last repeat
Tuesday 1st October 2013 at 3:30am on Dave

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