Celebrities and politicians are lampooned by a talented team of impressionists in this comedy sketch show.
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Series cast summary:
Jon Culshaw Jon Culshaw ...  Various Roles / ... 13 episodes, 2002-2006
Kevin Connelly Kevin Connelly ...  Various Roles / ... 12 episodes, 2002-2006
Phil Cornwell ...  Various Roles / ... 12 episodes, 2002-2006
Mark Perry Mark Perry ...  Various Roles / ... 12 episodes, 2002-2006
Jan Ravens Jan Ravens ...  Various Roles / ... 12 episodes, 2002-2006
Jess Robinson 11 episodes, 2006-2007
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A talented group of impressionists perform a variety of topical comic sketches sending up politicians, celebrities and other well-known public figures. Written by Mark Smith <msmith@osi.co.uk>

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15 March 2002 (UK) See more »

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1.78 : 1
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In radio recordings of the show the actors ask the audience for impressions to do as a warm up. See more »

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Ozzy Osbourne: [a customer at a chemist wants some echinaecia] Here, she says she wants a bottle of "Euthanasia" or something...
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Featured in The Story of Light Entertainment: Radio Stars (2006) See more »

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BBC Quality not hitting the mark here
20 October 2005 | by rachet186See all my reviews

Us ex-pats here in Europe are lucky enough(sometimes) to get fantastic British comedy on BBC Prime. Unfortunately whilst Mr Culshaw is in this show, he does not actually quench my/our thirst for impressionistic comedy.

The writing of the show = childish + low-level (Suitable for Children's BBC?). Mr Culshaw, you will never be of the caliber of a Bremner, because of the fact the average person above 8 years old can hear your underlying voice/impression as being the same person.(Just like Mr Novelty of the 70s - Yarwood). I remember Culshaw on my local radio, Viking Radio, he was bad then and bad now. Learn to alter your underlying voice in your impressions, then you can go further, maybe.

Use some of the budget to pay for good script writers (Matthews/Linehan would be cool- but not their 'thing'). Congrats for the BBC commission, I'm surprised as well as other people are.

Best Impressions; David Brent, Tom Baker, Ann Robinson.

Impressions 50% of Males Could Do Given 1 Hour Training; Sewell, Ozbourne, Gluteus Maximus(my gag you can take for the show Jon), David Dickinson, Johnny Vaughn.

TERRIBLE Impressions; Schwarzenegger, Blair, Bush + any not listed under 'Best Impressions'.

Well done for effort though. Surely, the only way is up!


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