Ringers - Series 1
VHS and DVD Release: 7th July 2003
masterly mix of impressions and top-notch writing" Daily Mail
the worlds of politics and broadcasting in the name of comedy, no
public figure is safe from the acutely accurate impressions of Jon
Culshaw, Jan Ravens, Phil Cornwell, Kevin Connelly and Mark Perry.
They give a special twist to Robbie Williams, Nigella Lawson, Russell
Crowe, Ross Kemp, David Dickinson, Johnny Vegas, Thora Hird, Ian
McKellan, Judi Dench, Iain Duncan Smith, Alan Rickman, Dale Winton,
Brian Sewell, Arnold Schwazenegger and many more besides.
Ringers brings viewers into the realms of the unusual and fantasy
where there's Domestic Goddess Nigella Lawson (Jan Ravens) teasing
and tantalising her way through a tax return; a touchy-feely Russell
Crowe (Jon Culshaw) with his own philosophy of life; Iain Duncan
Smith (Kevin Connelly) and his amazing powers of making people fall
asleep; Bargain Hunt's David Dickinson (Mark Perry) asking 'Is It
Because I Is Orange?'; and Alan Rickman (Phil Cornwall) appears
as the bad guy in yet another starring role.
the series where viewers see famous faces in the most unusual of
places - 'Michael Parkinson' interviews people at the bus stop;
'Robin Cook' does cabaret, and 'Gladiator' swaps the Roman amphitheatre
for a building site. Plus, favourite shows also get a new twist
from the Dead Ringers cast when The Elephant Man goes on Would Like
To Meet while Dr. Who befriends the Daleks.
extra's include the pilot episode first transmitted in early 2002
and scene selection.
No: VHS - BBCV7484, DVD - BBCDVD1304
VHS - £12.99, DVD - £15.99
Release Date: 2nd July 2003