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Download the best satirical comedy from Radio 4, every Friday. Features The News Quiz, The Now Show and Dead Ringers.

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Download the best satirical comedy from Radio 4, every Friday. Features The News Quiz, The Now Show and Dead Ringers.

    Dead Ringers, Series 20, Episode 5

    Dead Ringers, Series 20, Episode 5

    If you don’t know what a Kanye West is, then Joan Bakewell will explain all, and Her Majesty the Queen tells us why she’s helping out the FBI. There’s also a special guest at Downton Abbey, and a new role for Daniel Day Lewis.

    Starring: Jon Culshaw, Jan Ravens, Lewis MacLeod, Duncan Wisbey and Debra Stephenson.

    Written by Nev Fountain & Tom Jamieson, Laurence Howarth, Ed Amsden & Tom Coles, James Bugg, Simon Alcock, Athena Kugblenu, Cody Dahler, Gareth Ceredig, Jeffrey Aidoo, Alex Hardy, Paige Wilson, Sophie Dickson and Edward Tew.

    Producer Bill Dare
    A BBC Studios Production

    • 29 min
    Dead Ringers, Series 20, Episode 4

    Dead Ringers, Series 20, Episode 4

    We hear from Leicester’s oldest resident about the lockdown restrictions, the real reasons for the Covid19 outbreaks in meat factories, and a former Prime Minister performs in Alan Bennett’s latest Talking Head.

    Starring: Jon Culshaw, Jan Ravens, Lewis MacLeod, Duncan Wisbey and Debra Stephenson.

    Written by Nev Fountain & Tom Jamieson, Laurence Howarth, Ed Amsden & Tom Coles, Alex Hardy, James Bugg, Simon Alcock, Gareth Ceredig, Athena Kugblenu, Kate Lipson and Sophie Dixon.

    Producer Bill Dare
    A BBC Studios Production

    • 28 min
    Dead Ringers - Series 20 Episode 3

    Dead Ringers - Series 20 Episode 3

    As lock down eases the team look at important issues such as the possibility of next wave, the test and trace system, and how one of the most famous scenes in comedy would work in a Covid-secure environment.

    Starring: Jon Culshaw, Jan Ravens, Lewis MacLeod, Duncan Wisbey and Debra Stephenson.

    Written by Tom Jamieson and Nev Fountain, Ed Amsden and Tom Coles, Sarah Campbell, James Bugg, Simon Alcock and others.

    Producer Bill Dare
    A BBC Studios Production

    • 27 min
    Dead Ringers, Series 20, Episode 2

    Dead Ringers, Series 20, Episode 2

    Social bubbles, social distancing, Covid 19, R numbers, it’s all a lot to comprehend, but the big questions for the team is how Michael Portillo will cope with wearing a mask on Great British Railway Journeys?

    There’s a special guest appearance alongside Bad Boris: Bad Winston Churchill, and Priti Patel introduces her new head of track and trace.

    Starring: Jon Culshaw, Jan Ravens, Lewis MacLeod, Duncan Wisbey and Debra Stephenson.

    Written by Nev Fountain & Tom Jamieson, Laurence Howarth, Ed Amsden & Tom Coles, Sarah Campbell, James Bugg, Simon Alcock, Cody Dahler, Jane Mccutcheon, Vivienne Riddoch, Gareth Cederic, Jeffrey Aidoo, Charlie Dinkin, Paige Wilson, Zoe Brown, Aidan Fitzmaurice and Cassie smith

    Producer Bill Dare
    A BBC Studios Production

    • 28 min
    Dead Ringers, Series 20, Episode 1, Starring: Jon Culshaw, Lewis Macleod, Jan Ravens, Debra Stephenson and Duncan Wisbey

    Dead Ringers, Series 20, Episode 1, Starring: Jon Culshaw, Lewis Macleod, Jan Ravens, Debra Stephenson and Duncan Wisbey

    This episode looks back at the key moments since the pandemic began, with a special maths lesson from Matt Hancock, a fight between Good and Bad Boris about when lockdown should start, a secret recording of Dominic Cummings and an outtake from Normal People. Sir Kier Starmer makes his Dead Ringers debut.

    Starring: Jon Culshaw, Jan Ravens, Lewis MacLeod, Duncan Wisbey and Debra Stephenson.

    Written by Tom Jamieson and Nev Fountain, Ed Amsden and Tom Coles, Sarah Campbell, James Bugg, Simon Alcock and others.

    Producer Bill Dare
    A BBC Studios Production

    • 27 min
    NEWS QUIZ: Protests, Social Bubbles and the Smell of Pubs

    NEWS QUIZ: Protests, Social Bubbles and the Smell of Pubs

    Angela Barnes welcomes Jen Brister, Sophie Duker, Lucy Porter and Hugo Rifkind.

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
519 Ratings

519 Ratings

Janet Parks ,

Hilarious

It’s hard to top British humour.

Byssche ,

FYI HasToBeUnique987

Agreed; it’s brilliant. FYI Canada used to have a very funny topical radio program along similar lines. It was called Double Exposure and ran on the CBC from 1986 to 1997.

HasToBeUnique987 ,

Witty and fun

We need a CDN version of this show, incredible writers and talent

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