|The Impressions Show with Culshaw and Stephenson|
|Directed by||Angie de Chastelai Smith|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of episodes||8|
|Running time||30 minutes|
|Original channel||BBC One|
|Original run||31 October 2009– present|
The Impressions Show with Culshaw and Stephenson is a British comedy sketch show which stars impressionists Jon Culshaw and Debra Stephenson, as well as Thomas Nelstrop. The series has 23 impressions, including Anne Robinson, Ricky Gervais and Gene Hunt.
This is not the complete list but a list of the most common celebrities parodied in the show.
|#||Title||Original air date||Viewers (millions) |
|1||"Series 1 Episode 1"||October 31, 2009||4.59|
|Gene Hunt meets Jane Austen, Ross Kemp investigates the Famous Five, and Michael McIntyre sorts out a strange noise.|
|2||"Series 1 Episode 2"||November 14, 2009||4.55|
|Viewers see a snapshot of Wayne and Coleen Rooney's home life, witness Gordon Brown rapping and learn the tragic story behind Simon Cowell. Ross Kemp infiltrates another notorious gang whilst Kylie and Dannii watch as their lesser-known sister Daggy hatches a plot to become famous.|
|3||"Series 1 Episode 3"||November 21, 2009||3.60 (overnight)|
|The myriad characters this week include Tess Daly and Vernon Kay, who pick up an unexpected holiday hitch-hiker; Jonathan Ross, who delivers a great speech; and Fiona Bruce, who is up to her old tricks again on Antiques Roadshow. Nick Knowles also makes an appearance at the local hardware store and Lorraine Kelly debuts in "Bad Jobs for Celebrities".|
|4||"Series 1 Episode 4"||November 28, 2009||TBC|
|Amy Winehouse auditions for Doctor Who, Michael McIntyre makes his debut in Bad Jobs for Celebrities, and Tess Daly and Vernon Kay try to continue their holiday with an unwanted third party. Culshaw and Stephenson also turn their attentions to Davina McCall, Dominic Littlewood, Paris Hilton and Jonathan Ross. And DCI Gene Hunt crashes an episode of Poirot. Meanwhile, with the impressionists' assistance, Simon Cowell reads an unlikely bedtime story.|
|5||"Series 1 Episode 5"||December 5, 2009||TBC|
The impressions include Gordon Ramsay's debut on CBeebies; Kate Winslet appearing in the Bad Jobs for Celebrities slot; Davina McCall and Claudia Winkleman having yet another dilemma; and Kirstie and Phil from Location, Location, Location getting themselves into a bit of a pickle.There's also a showdown between Simon Cowell and Anne Robinson; Ant & Dec trying to find their way in the jungle; and Hollywood stars Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are also parodied.
|6||"Series 1 Episode 6"||December 12, 2009||TBC|
|Jon Culshaw and Debra Stephenson continue running the gamut of celebrity culture with their inimitable impressions. There's an audience with the Minogues, what's inside Simon Cowell's Warehouse, DCI Gene Hunt meets Robin Hood, and John Barrowman debuts in Bad Jobs for Celebrities. There's also Paris Hilton, The One Show, Top Gear and Ray Mears, plus Eamonn Holmes wreaks havoc on the Chelsea Flower Show.|
|7||"Series 1 Episode 7"||December 24, 2009||TBC|
Jon Culshaw and Debra Stephenson bring viewers a compilation of the best moments from the series. Eamonn Holmes, Bruce Forsyth, Tess Daly and Vernon Kay receive a ribbing, as do Ross Kemp, Amy Winehouse, Michael McIntyre and David Cameron.Autumnwatch, Cheryl Cole, Wayne Rooney and The Apprentice also come in for the typical Culshaw and Stephenson treatment.
|8||"Series 1 Episode 8"||January 8, 2010||TBC|
|Viewers can enjoy a look back over the series highlights, which sees Jon Culshaw and Debra Stephenson impersonating favourites including Claudia Winkleman, Davina McCall, Michael McIntyre, Simon Cowell, Ricky Gervais, the Minogue sisters, Brian Blessed, Lorraine Kelly, Amanda Holden and Philip Glenister's Gene Hunt.|