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.

Series 1, Episode 1

Master impressionist Jon Culshaw joins forces with talented Debra Stephenson, who returns to her comedy roots. No one is safe as the two of them lampoon some of the most familiar celebrities in Britain today.

Further details

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

Episode one sees Michael McIntyre, The One Show, Cheryl Cole and Simon Cowell, Ricky Gervais, Davina McCall, Claudia Winkleman, Kylie and Dannii Minogue all coming in for the Culshaw and Stephenson treatment. Among many sketches, Culshaw shows viewers that Ross Kemp as not quite the hard man he'd have them believe, and Stephenson does a brilliantly acerbic Anne Robinson.

Broadcast details

Saturday 31st October 2009
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Jon Culshaw Various
    Debra Stephenson Various
    Jess Robinson Ensemble Actor
    Simon Greenall Ensemble Actor
    Thomas Nelstrop Ensemble Actor
    Michael Bertenshaw Ensemble Actor
    Jiggy Bhore Ensemble Actor
    Joel Fry Ensemble Actor
    Guest cast
    Kiki Bagger Ensemble Actor
    Lucy May Barker Ensemble Actor
    Debbie Chazen Ensemble Actor
    Georgie Glen Ensemble Actor
    Benedict Smith Ensemble Actor
    Writing team
    Giles Pilbrow Writer
    Ben Ward Writer
    Laurence Rickard Writer
    Jon Holmes Writer
    Joel Morris Writer
    Jason Hazeley Writer
    Tom Jamieson Writer
    Nev Fountain Writer
    Fay Rusling Writer
    Oriane Messina Writer
    Colin Swash Writer (Additional Material)
    Dan Gaster Writer (Additional Material)
    Giles Pilbrow Script Editor
    George Sawyer Writer
    Andrew Dawson (as The Dawson Bros) Writer
    Steve Dawson (as The Dawson Bros) Writer
    Tim Inman (as The Dawson Bros) Writer
    Production team
    Angie De Chastelai Smith Director
    Richard Webb Producer
    Pete Thornton Executive Producer
    Rosemary McGowan Executive Producer
    Charlie Fawcett Editor
    Simon Rogers Production Designer
    Glenn Gregory Composer
    Keith Lowndes Composer


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    The Big Brother host reads a story for the kids.

    Featuring: Debra Stephenson.

    Michael McIntyre Noise Problems

    Michael McIntyre has problems with an annoying noise.

    Featuring: Jon Culshaw.


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