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20191027 (BBC7)

From John Humphrys to Alan Carr, Jon Culshaw explores the private lives of famous folk.

Comedy impression series that follows the imagined private lives of the rich and powerful

From John Humphrys and Ringo to Alan Carr and Alan Sugar.

Pilot of the comedy impressions series examining the bizarre and private lives of public people.

Starring:

Jon Culshaw
Sarah Hadland
Jess Robinson
Lewis Macleod
Duncan Wisbey

Producer: Bill Dare

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 2008.

01022009042120170830 (BBC7)
20191103 (BBC7)

From Lord Sugar to Bruce Forsyth, Jon Culshaw explores the private lives of famous folk.

Comedy impression series that follows the imagined private lives of the rich and powerful

From Lord Alan Sugar to Bruce Forsyth - Jon Culshaw explores the bizarre private lives of famous folk.

The comedy impressions series examining the bizarre and private lives of public people.

Starring:

Jon Culshaw
Margaret Cabourn Smith
Julian Dutton
Jess Robinson
Lewis Macleod
Duncan Wisbey

Written by Bill Dare, Julian Dutton, Tom Jameson & Nev Fountain, Rufus Jones and Dan Skinner.

Producer: Bill Dare

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 2009.

From Lord Sugar to Bruce Forsyth, Jon Culshaw explores the private lives of famous folk.

Comedy impression series that follows the imagined private lives of the rich and powerful

01032009042820170906 (BBC7)
20191110 (BBC7)

From Jools Holland to Ross Kemp, Jon Culshaw explores the bizarre lives of famous folk.

Comedy impression series that follows the imagined private lives of the rich and powerful

From Jools Holland to Ross Kemp, Jon Culshaw explores the bizarre lives of famous folk.

Comedy impression series that follows the imagined private lives of the rich and powerful

01042009050520170913 (BBC7)
20191117 (BBC7)

From Steve Wright to Ken Dodd, Jon Culshaw explores the bizarre lives of famous folk.

Comedy impression series that follows the imagined private lives of the rich and powerful

From Steve Wright to Ken Dodd, Jon Culshaw explores the bizarre lives of famous folk.

Comedy impression series that follows the imagined private lives of the rich and powerful

01052009051220170920 (BBC7)
20191124 (BBC7)

From Sir Alan Sugar to Boy George, Jon Culshaw explores the bizarre lives of famous folk.

Comedy impression series that follows the imagined private lives of the rich and powerful

From Sir Alan Sugar to Boy George, Jon Culshaw explores the bizarre lives of famous folk.

Comedy impression series that follows the imagined private lives of the rich and powerful

01062009051920170927 (BBC7)
20191217 (BBC7)

From William Hague to Simon Cowell, Jon Culshaw explores the bizarre lives of famous folk.

Comedy impression series that follows the imagined private lives of the rich and powerful

From William Hague to Simon Cowell, Jon Culshaw explores the bizarre lives of famous folk.

Comedy impression series that follows the imagined private lives of the rich and powerful

02012010070120171227 (BBC7)
20200329 (BBC7)

From Al Pacino to Keith Harris and Orville, Jon Culshaw and friends probe private lives.

Comedy impression series that follows the imagined private lives of the rich and powerful

From Al Pacino to Keith Harris and Orville, Jon Culshaw and friends probe private lives.

Comedy impression series that follows the imagined private lives of the rich and powerful

02022010070820160107 (BBC7)
20180103 (BBC7)
20200405 (BBC7)

Alan Titchmarsh - quaint gardener or ruthless murderer?

Comedy impression series that follows the imagined private lives of the rich and powerful

02032010071520160114 (BBC7)
20180110 (BBC7)
20200412 (BBC7)

David Beckham tries to hire a rainbow for a party.

Comedy impression series that follows the imagined private lives of the rich and powerful

02042010072220160121 (BBC7)
20180117 (BBC7)
20200419 (BBC7)

Alan Titchmarsh reveals a dark side when his career is at risk.

Comedy impression series that follows the imagined private lives of the rich and powerful

02052010072920160128 (BBC7)
20180124 (BBC7)
20200426 (BBC7)

Prince Charles ends up helping his driver move a sideboard.

Comedy impression series that follows the imagined private lives of the rich and powerful

02062010080520160204 (BBC7)
20180131 (BBC7)
20200503 (BBC7)

James Bond star Daniel Craig tries to get car insurance.

Comedy impression series that follows the imagined private lives of the rich and powerful

03012012091120160710 (BBC7)
20180307 (BBC7)

The Archbishop of Canterbury tries tweeting for the first time, with disastrous results.

Comedy impression series that follows the imagined private lives of the rich and powerful

The impression show that imagines alternative lives for famous people. Each episode takes place over one day, with stories unfolding and overlapping from morning to night.
In this third series the team of Jon Culshaw, Lewis MacLeod, Julian Dutton, Duncan Wisbey, Margarter Cabourn-Smith, Jessica Robinson is joined by Debra Stephenson.
In this series, Professor Brian Cox finds himself the object of excessive female attention, from, amongst others, Kirsty Young and the Queen. Al Pacino reveals his alternative life as a balloon twister. Ed Miliband spends a whole day trying to get a batman costume for his son, Peter Sallis discovers a new form of energy, and President Obama becomes a pearly king.
The show is written by Bill Dare, Julian Dutton, and Duncan Wisbey.
It's produced by Bill Dare.

Episode synopsis for ep 1
In this episode, the Arch Bishop of Canterbury tries Tweeting for the first time, with disastrous results. Professor Brian Cox finds himself stalked by various women, including the Queen. Al Pacino is a balloon twister, and Princess Anne reveals her secret life as a trainspotter.

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20180314 (BBC7)

From Al Pacino to Paul McCartney, Jon Culshaw imagines the private lives of the famous.

Comedy impression series that follows the imagined private lives of the rich and powerful

03032012092520160724 (BBC7)
20180321 (BBC7)

From Miranda Hart to Sean Connery, Jon Culshaw imagines the private lives of the famous.

Comedy impression series that follows the imagined private lives of the rich and powerful

03042012100220160731 (BBC7)
20180328 (BBC7)

From Michael Caine to Mark Zuckerberg, Jon Culshaw imagines the lives of the famous.

Comedy impression series that follows the imagined private lives of the rich and powerful

04012013112820160910 (BBC7)
20180530 (BBC7)

Jon Culshaw and Debra Stephenson explore the bizarre private lives of famous folk.

Comedy impression series that follows the imagined private lives of the rich and powerful

The show that shines a light on the private world of public people returns for a six part series. William Hague finds he has nothing to do but look at the terrible things that are happening in the world and 'tut'. In fact he's at such a loose end that he volunteers to do a bit of cleaning for his colleagues. Our own Radio 4 announcer Neil Nunes has a whole new take on continuity, giving it a really Jamaican feel. Film actor Al Pacino is convinced that Jools Holland is an alien sending secret messages with his music. It can only be the strange goings on in the impression comedy with a difference: The Secret World.

With Jon Culshaw, Julian Dutton, Lewis MacLeod, Jess Robinson, Debra Stephenson and Duncan Wisbey.

Jon Culshaw and Debra Stephenson explore the bizarre private lives of famous folk.

Comedy impression series that follows the imagined private lives of the rich and powerful

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20180606 (BBC7)

Impression show about the private lives of public people.

Comedy impression series that follows the imagined private lives of the rich and powerful

Sean Connery, Griff Rhys Jones, Pam Ayres, Kirsty Young, Peter Sallis, all have one thing in common. They enjoy nothing more than coming together every week or so for a bit of bare knuckle fighting. Well, they do in the strange alternative universe that is The Secret World. The impressions show with a difference.

With Jon Culshaw, Julian Dutton, Lewis MacLeod, Jess Robinson, Debra Stephenson and Duncan Wisbey.

Impression show about the private lives of public people.

Comedy impression series that follows the imagined private lives of the rich and powerful

04032013121220160924 (BBC7)
20180613 (BBC7)

Jon Culshaw and Debra Stephenson explore the bizarre private lives of famous folk.

Comedy impression series that follows the imagined private lives of the rich and powerful

The impression show with a difference. This week, Mary Berry from Bake Off has to deal with a baking-related dispute between Ray Winstone and Bob Hoskins. Olympic director Danny Boyle is tasked with rescuing a cat from a tree, and James Naughtie seeks counselling from poet Roger McGough.

With Jon Culshaw, Julian Dutton, Lewis MacLeod, Jess Robinson, Debra Stephenson and Duncan Wisbey.

Jon Culshaw and Debra Stephenson explore the bizarre private lives of famous folk.

Comedy impression series that follows the imagined private lives of the rich and powerful

04042013121920161001 (BBC7)
20180620 (BBC7)

From the Queen to Russell Crowe, exploring the bizarre private lives of famous folk.

Comedy impression series that follows the imagined private lives of the rich and powerful

This week, the Queen hatches a plot to get Pippa Middleton out of the way, Ed Miliband is so keen to pally-up with some builders that he ends up helping them do their work, and Russell Crowe has a bizarre fixation with sprouts.

With Margaret Cabourn-Smith, Jon Culshaw, Julian Dutton, Lewis Macleod, Debra Stephenson and Duncan Wisbey.

From the Queen to Russell Crowe, exploring the bizarre private lives of famous folk.

Comedy impression series that follows the imagined private lives of the rich and powerful

04052013122620161008 (BBC7)
20180627 (BBC7)

William Hague is caught in a snowstorm and contemplates his mortality.

Comedy impression series that follows the imagined private lives of the rich and powerful

Bishop Rowan Williams gets in deep water after deciding to celebrate Boxing Day with a game of knock down ginger, William Hague finds himself stranded in a snow drift with only some Belgian truffles for food, and John Lydon ends up killing sir Anthony Hopkins. It can only be the weird goings on in the show that imagines the private lives of public people: A Boxing Day edition of The Secret World.

With Margaret Cabourn-Smith, Jon Culshaw, Julian Dutton, Lewis Macleod, Jess Robinson and Duncan Wisbey. Produced by Bill Dare.

William Hague is caught in a snowstorm and contemplates his mortality.

Comedy impression series that follows the imagined private lives of the rich and powerful

04062014010220161015 (BBC7)
20180704 (BBC7)

From Ed Miliband to Lady Gaga, Jon Culshaw and gang explore bizarre private lives.

Comedy impression series that follows the imagined private lives of the rich and powerful

Peter Sallis lays down a track for Lady Gaga's new album, Chancellor Merkel plays 'snog marry avoid' and Ed Miliband learns to boogie. It can only be the strange goings on in the show that shines a light on the private lives of public people.

With Margaret Cabourn-Smith, Jon Culshaw, Julian Dutton, Lewis MacLeod, Jess Robinson, and Duncan Wisbey. Produced by Bill Dare.

From Ed Miliband to Lady Gaga, Jon Culshaw and gang explore bizarre private lives.

Comedy impression series that follows the imagined private lives of the rich and powerful