Dead Ringers was a UK radio and television comedy impressions show broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and BBC Two. The programme was devised by Bill Dare (who is also its producer) and developed with Jon Holmes, Andy Hurst and Simon Blackwell. It stars Jon Culshaw, Jan Ravens, Phil Cornwell, Kevin Connelly and Mark Perry. The principal writers are Tom Jamieson and Nev Fountain. The other writers are Blackwell, Culshaw, Ravens, John Finnemore, David Mitchell, Richard Ward, Colin Birch, Carl Carter and Tony Cooke.