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New Radio 4 sitcom coming soon…

Jess will star alongside Radio 4 veteran Richie Webb, when he returns to the airwaves this September as performance shy cocktail pianist Nigel Penny. Nigel Penny's attempts to live his life in the background are thwarted by the surprise arrival of his entrepreneurial half-brother, Pav (Paul GRaymond). Pav hooks Nigel up with desperate wannabe singer Rachel (Jess) and strong-arms the pair onto the books of his fledgling entertainment agency. With a gig at a Carpenters-themed wedding...

Jess chats to Voice Magazine about her Edinburgh Festival 2017 show

Jess Robinson takes some time to talk to Voice about her new live show, The Edinburgh Festival, her inspirations, and to give advice to young people.   Could you first introduce yourself to the reader? Hello, I'm musical comedian, impressionist and idiot, Jess Robinson. I can't wait to come back to Edinburgh for my fourth festival. I absolutely LOVE it. How would you describe your show? It's feel good, huge fun and sometimes a little bit off the wall....

Jess stars with Debra Stevenson & Rory Bremner in new ITV comedy pilot

ITV is piloting a new panel show based around impressions. Alexander Armstrong will host the The Imitation Game with impersonators Rory Bremner, Debra Stephenson, Jess Robinson and Luke Kempner. If the show is picked up with that team it could be a huge career boost for musical mimic Robinson, as seen on the latest season of Britian’s Got Talent, and Kempner, known for his Upstairs, Downton live show. In the series, the panel are ‘challenged to perform...

Jess joins Kathy Burke and a star-studded cast in NEW CBeebies Animation.

Jess is delighted to join Kathy Burke, Sarah Lancashire and Andrew Scott in a new 2D animated pre-school series, School Of Roars, about five little monsters as they experience school for the very first time. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7nBrpaRe7o[/embed] The series, which begins on 6 February on CBeebies, has been created by Dot To Dot Productions and was animated at Dot To Dot’s in-house studio in Chiswick. School Of Roars follows five mini monsters through their school day as they...

New LIVE SHOW – Edinburgh 2017

Jess is set to return to The Edinburgh Festival with more spot-on celebrity impressions, musical comedy and stunning vocal gymnastics. Like a wonderfully malfunctioning jukebox, Jess and her incredible band take you on a dizzying journey through hilarious improvised musical mash-ups, serving a feast of styles and genres from Billie Holiday and Liza Minnelli to Iggy Azalea, Beyoncé and Kate Bush. ‘No matter what your tastes this Fringe...

Are you a squidgy bit Soreen? Jess voices a series of new Cinema Ads for the famous malty loaf

Soreen has launched their new 'Are you a squidgy bit Soreen?' campaign across UK cinemas, bringing the delicious brand to life through playful animation. The new cinema and digital adverts champion Soreen's Original Malt Loaf, Malt Loaf bars and the Lunchbox Loaves range and their growing legion of fans. The new campaign will be shown across the country highlighting the nutritional value of Soreen as a healthier treat. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2bV9lrx78Ho[/embed] [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=szVOLq8SWpU[/embed] [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gy3oEIsR7bA[/embed]...

Jess will play a host of characters in Rich Hall’s (US) Breakdown – 60 Days Of Trump

Washington D.C.'s favourite political call-in show returns to Radio 4. Jess and an ensemble of comedians  join stand-up legend Rich Hall to reflect on the first 60 days of Donald Trump's presidency. Speaking to American pundits, comics and of course hearing extensively from the man on the street the show will explore how radically one of the most interesting countries on the planet has changed in 60 short days. Broadcasts Wed 22 Mar 2017 18:30 Thu...

This week’s guest on Radio 4’s The Now Show!

Steve Punt, Hugh Dennis and guests present the week in news through stand-up and sketches. Mae Martin discusses President Trump's repeal of federal guidance allowing transpersons to use the bathrooms they identify with and her own odd experiences in public bathrooms. Andy Zaltzman proposes an innovative new alternative to the House of Lords. Jess Robinson ponders what it'd be like if Beyoncé, Adele and Little Mix targeted women the way advertisers do. The Guardian's Maeve...

Jess plays popular character in animation on Disney Junior

Jess plays Lili in popular animation 'Kate and Mim Mim' - shown on CBeebies, BBCkids and Disney Junior. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qW7ClUE3RlI&t=70s[/embed] Kate is a young girl with a wild imagination. It's that imagination that attracts a bunny named Mim-Mim, who becomes a larger-than-life playmate for Kate as they travel to the fantasy world of Mimiloo. Kate goes there whenever she has a problem at home that she needs to solve. In Mimiloo, Kate can be whatever she wants,...

Edinburgh 2016 Success

Jess returned from 2016's Edinburgh Fringe Festival at the end of a fantastic month. This year's show was bigger, bolder and better. Featuring over 100 impressions, more laughs, amazing vocal gymnastics and an impeccable live band. Jess Robinson: Impressive sold out at The Pleasance Courtyard and Jess and her band enjoyed four and five star reviews, gaining another award - Pick of The Fringe 2016 (Arts Award Voice Award). Here are just some of the latest...

Mrs Doubtfire’s basically me, but with bigger tits: Jess picks her comedy favourites for Chortle

Mrs Doubtfire My mum took me to see Mrs Doubtfire at the cinema when I was ten. Within the first ten seconds I was enthralled - I never knew a person could do cartoon voices for a job! Since then, any time I'm ill, the most comforting thing to do is curl up on the sofa and stick Mrs Doubtfire on. That makeover scene has to be my favourite… and the prank calls… and the...

Jess voices SIX main characters in new Dreamworks animation – Noddy

Jess is delighted to be voicing the new UK and US DreamWorks animated series of Noddy! The UK version premiered on Channel 5’s Milkshake on Monday, 18th April at 7:50 am.  Featuring Toyland’s most famous resident and co-produced by DreamWorks Animation and Gaumont Animation, the CG-animated series airs on Milkshake every weekday at 7:50 am. Created by Enid Blyton in 1949, Noddy is one of the most beloved UK children’s characters, having entertained families for generations with stories...

New Edinburgh Festival Show 2016

Jess is returning to the Edinburgh Festival this year with her BRAND NEW show - After the sell out and critically acclaimed and award winning Edinburgh Festival show ‘The Rise Of The Mighty Voice’ last year, the triple award winning vocal gymnast and impressionist Jess Robinson is back for the third consecutive year with her new show ‘Jess Robinson – Impressive’. This year she brings with her an incredible live band – bigger, better, bolder...

Jess on Rory Bremner’s Election Report BBC 2, Wednesday @ 10pm

Filmed in front of a live audience, just after the General Election results and only a few days before transmission, Rory will bring a mixture of stand-up comedy, sketches and impressions from the world of politics and beyond.  After six weeks of campaigning it is time to reflect on the good and the bad from the 2015 vote. Rory will pick apart the results and ask the all-important questions, namely who has really won this...

Jess in brand new ITV show NEWZOIDS!

Jess is currently voicing new comedy satire Newzoids as part of a small team of top impressionists (Jon Culshaw, Debra Stephenson, Lewis Macleod & Simon Greenall). Newzoids is a topical puppet animation sketch show poking fun at pop stars, politicians, sports faces and TV favourites, and depicting our most talked about famous faces in a way they have never been seen before. Imagine a world where David Cameron and Nick Clegg battle it out on Jeremy Kyle,...