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 2, Episode 5

Jimmy Carr and Lady Gaga are among the famous faces getting the Culshaw and Stephenson treatment this week.

Further details

Jon Culshaw as Jimmy Carr. Jon Culshaw. Copyright: BBC.

Simon Cowell reveals his latest venture and Boris Johnson makes an important announcement about new events for the 2012 Olympics. Piers Morgan struggles to make Lorraine Kelly shed a few tears and the Loose Women audition for a new presenter with surprising results.

Meanwhile, Tess Daly and Vernon Kay attempt to host a dinner party, but things don't go smoothly with Bruce Forsyth as a guest. Steven Gerrard shares his thoughts on rap music, and Bono tells his own version of a classic bedtime tale.

Some of the celebrity faces also appearing are Patsy Kensit, Katie Price, Alan Carr, Heston Blumenthal, Gary Barlow, Bruno Tonioli and John Craven.

Broadcast details

Sunday 12th December 2010
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jon Culshaw Various
Debra Stephenson Various
Jess Robinson Ensemble Actor
Simon Greenall Ensemble Actor
Thomas Nelstrop Ensemble Actor
Jiggy Bhore Ensemble Actor
Tony Way Ensemble Actor
Jack Brough Ensemble Actor
Tara Flynn Ensemble Actor
Richard Lumsden Ensemble Actor
Rosalyn Wright Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Shelley Longworth Ensemble Actor
Marian McLoughlin Ensemble Actor
Belinda Stewart-Wilson Ensemble Actor
Lewis Cope Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Giles Pilbrow Writer
Ben Ward Writer
Jon Holmes Writer
Joel Morris Writer
Jason Hazeley Writer
Tom Jamieson Writer
Nev Fountain Writer
Bert Tyler-Moore Writer
George Jeffrie Writer
Tony Way Writer
Steven Burge (as Steve Burge) Writer
Colin Swash Writer (Additional Material)
Richard Webb Writer (Additional Material)
Giles Pilbrow Script Editor
Dale Shaw Writer
Martin Trenaman Writer
Matthew Leys (as Metthew Leys) Writer
Rob Green Writer
Production team
Angie De Chastelai Smith Director
Richard Webb Producer
Mark Freeland Executive Producer


Boris' Announcement

Boris holds a press conference to reveal the saucy new sporting events for the 2012 Olympics.

Featuring: Jon Culshaw.

Ian Hislop the strippergram

Ian Hislop tries his luck as a strippergram - unfortunately he's not a hit with the hens.

Featuring: Jon Culshaw.

Autumn Crimewatch

The Crimewatch team ask viewers to help find a particularly nasty nut stealing criminal.

Featuring: Debra Stephenson, Simon Greenall.


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