Dead Ringers, Christmas, 2016

Dead Ringers Radio Series, Christmas Special, 2016

Taking a break from TV we turn on the radio and go back to 2016.

In July, Dead Ringers completed it’s 16th series of the popular Radio satire show.  In December we were treated to two special festive editions.  In this post we go back to 23rd December


In this special the Dead Ringers team parody some of the programs and events that made 2016.

These included: BBC’s Election coverage, Coast, Kirstie’s Homemade Christmas, BBC Radio 4 Christmas Appeal, This Week, The Queen’s Christmas Message, The Archers, BBC News at Ten.

Among the celebrities getting the Dead Ringers treatment were: David Dimbleby, Laura Kuenssberg, Jeremy Vine, the Obamas, the Trumps, Boris Johnson, Huw Edwards, Cheryl Cole, Jeremy Corbyn.  Even The Queen and Father Christmas get a look in.






Jon Culshaw
Jan Ravens
Duncan Wisbey
Lewis Macleod
Debra Stephenson


Channel: BBC Radio 4
Written By: Various
Original Transmission Date: 23rd December 2016