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There's A Show About Lookalikes And Some Of Them Are Ridiculous

Why is British television so very strange right now?

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So there's a British show called Lookalikes, about people who think they really look like celebrities.

It's like a staged mockumentary reality thing, with storylines about their lives. It's very strange. The show was a one-off last year and despite being slated online, it has come back for a full series. The guy above? David Beckham (Andy Harmer).So let's take a look at some of the celebrities in the first episode. There's...
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It's like a staged mockumentary reality thing, with storylines about their lives. It's very strange. The show was a one-off last year and despite being slated online, it has come back for a full series. The guy above? David Beckham (Andy Harmer).

So let's take a look at some of the celebrities in the first episode. There's...

1. "Harry Styles" and "Niall Horan."

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2. "Kit Harington."

Played by Phil O'Neal.
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Played by Phil O'Neal.

3. "Simon Cowell."

Played by Andy Monk.
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Played by Andy Monk.

4. "Katy Perry."

Played by Frankie.
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Played by Frankie.

5. "Noel Gallagher."

Played by Simon Thwaite.
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Played by Simon Thwaite.

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6. "Lily Allen."

Played by Hayley Ellis.
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Played by Hayley Ellis.

7. "Cheryl."

Played by Natalie Vella.
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Played by Natalie Vella.

8. "Kate Middleton."

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9. "Taylor Swift."

Played by Rose Nicholas.
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Played by Rose Nicholas.

  1. How convincing do you think Taylor Swift looks?

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10. "Will Ferrell."

Played by Christian Gibson.
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Played by Christian Gibson.

11. "Ali G."

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12. "Rita Ora."

Played by Brookie Grimes.
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Played by Brookie Grimes.

13. "Mr T" with "Joanna Lumley" and "David Jason."

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14. Here's "Joanna Lumley" again.

The best one so far I think.
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The best one so far I think.

15. "Rylan Clarke" and "Gemma Collins."

Played by Danny McKenza and Vanessa Mealing.
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Played by Danny McKenza and Vanessa Mealing.

16. "Victoria Beckham."

Played by Camilla Eldridge.
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Played by Camilla Eldridge.

  1. Who do you think this person is?

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    Chris Martin
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    Simon Pegg
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    Justin Bieber
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Simon Pegg!

    Of course it is.

    It's Simon Pegg!
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18. And "Walter White" from Breaking Bad.

Played by Simon Packer. "SAY MY NAME."
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Played by Simon Packer. "SAY MY NAME."

My word.

Lookalikes is on Channel 4 at 10pm on Fridays.

It's also on All4.

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