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ringer

1. a quoit thrown so as to encircle a peg
2. such a throw
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Dead Ringers impressionist Jon Culshaw made a televised appeal for help finding Mrs Chenery-Wickens days after she went missing, and attended her funeral last month.
Dead Ringers impressionist Jon Culshaw made a televised appeal for help in finding Mrs Chenery-Wickens days after she went missing.
Dead Ringers is at The Pleasance on August 14 and 15.
Beginning with Dead Ringers, Cronenberg's films are explicitly about Eros and the strange paths it takes.
Cherie Blair also made an appearance offering to sell the contents of 10 Downing Street to the highest bidder before she moved out and the Dead Ringers team even managed to fit in a quick jibe at Davina McCall presenting the British Television Academy Awards over on ITV at the same time.
Dead Ringers US Election Special BBC Two, 9pm The comedy team returns to take a refreshingly caustic and satirical look at the American political system.
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For me, The Office Christmas Specials were the best programmes I watched throughout 2003 and I also enjoyed the impressions show Dead Ringers.
The 34-year-old impressionist, who can be seen playing George Bush, Michael Parkinson and Robbie Williams in BBC Two's Dead Ringers, made the national headlines in 1998 when he fooled the Downing Street switchboard after he adopted Hague's Yorkshire brogue.
Playthings, of course, are supposed to be utterly safe, straight, and happy, whereas Oppenheim is sort of like the character in David Cronenberg's Dead Ringers who makes gynecological instruments too insane to be properly functional: he starts out with a playful idea, but pushes it to such an extreme that it comes off as dangerous, twisted, or creepy.
NORA Sands - the Irish cook with the unfor- gettable "foghorn voice" - has been immortalised in the BBC TV comic impersonation series Dead Ringers.
THE stars of award-winning comedy hit Dead Ringers are coming to Coventry for a live on-stage recording on the show.