The Imitation Game. Image shows from L to R: Rory Bremner, Alexander Armstrong, Debra Stephenson. Copyright: Big Talk Productions.

The Imitation Game

ITV panel show involving impressions. 7 episodes (1 series) in 2018. Stars Alexander Armstrong, Rory Bremner and Debra Stephenson.

Series 1

The Imitation Game. Debra Stephenson.

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Sunday 2nd September 2018

In the first show of the series, the teams are joined by celebrity guest Christopher Biggins.

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The Imitation Game. Image shows from L to R: Rory Bremner, Christina Bianco, Alexander Armstrong, Jon Culshaw, Debra Stephenson.

2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Sunday 9th September 2018

Joining Rory and Debra on the teams this week are Jon Culshaw and Christina Bianco, with special guest Julian Clary.

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The Imitation Game. Image shows from L to R: Rory Bremner, Jan Ravens, Alexander Armstrong, Anil Desai, Debra Stephenson.

3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Sunday 16th September 2018

Rory Bremner and Debra Stephenson are joined by fellow impressionists Jan Ravens and Anil Desai. This edition features a dazzling array of voices, some show-stopping musical impersonations, a side to Prince Charles never seen before and The Terminator as reimagined by primary school kids.

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The Imitation Game. Image shows from L to R: Rory Bremner, Kate Robbins, Alexander Armstrong, Luke Kempner, Debra Stephenson.

4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Sunday 23rd September 2018

Alexander Armstrong and regulars Rory Bremner and Debra Stephenson are joined by fellow impressionists Luke Kempner and Kate Robbins to perform a series of comedy challenges. This episode features a dazzling array of voices, Downton Abbey as never seen before, some show-stopping musical impersonations and an attempt to find a date for Kim Woodburn.

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The Imitation Game. Image shows from L to R: Rory Bremner, Jess Robinson, Alexander Armstrong, Debra Stephenson, Lewis Macleod.

5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Sunday 30th September 2018

Rory Bremner and Debra Stephenson are joined by fellow impressionists Jess Robinson and Lewis Macleod.

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The Imitation Game. Image shows from L to R: Rory Bremner, William Hague, Alistair McGowan.

6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Sunday 7th October 2018

Alexander Armstrong and regulars Rory Bremner and Debra Stephenson are joined by special guests Alistair McGowan and Ronni Ancona to perform a series of comedy games.

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Highlights Special

First broadcast: Friday 28th December 2018

Alexander Armstrong hosts a compilation of highlights from the comedy panel show.

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