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


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Featuring: Debra Stephenson.

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Michael McIntyre has problems with an annoying noise.

Featuring: Jon Culshaw.


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