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BBC World Service Interview

Hear Jess in a candid interview here on BBC World Service's hit show 'Outlook'. Impersonating the world's greatest singers Jess Robinson from London makes her living by impersonating famous people - celebrities on television shows and even big music stars. She does both their speaking - and more importantly - their singing voices. She describes herself as a vocal gymnast. Matthew Bannister asked what that meant. Click here to catch up...

Shane The Chef

Jess is excited to be voicing numerous characters in BRAND NEW animation for Channel 5's Milshake! Shane The Chef. Shane, an ambitious, energetic chef and his young daughter Izzy run a restaurant in the town of Munchington. Every day is a recipe for adventure for Shane and Izzy and each episode will focus on his high energy exploits and passion for food – whether it’s trying to build the biggest baguette for the world record,...

Jess Opens Tour

Jess is very excited to be opening her first UK tour this week. Opening in Brighton on March 3rd and closing in Glasgow on 30th April, Jess (and her wonderful tour manager Nicky) are traveling the length and breadth of England, Scotland and Wales - bringing her inclusive, feel good show to a city near you...

ON Magazine – Interview Q&A

One of Britain’s Got Talent‘s break-out stars from 2017, Jess Robinson  is embarking on her debut UK tour in 2018. The show, ‘Here Come The Girls’, features spot on celebrity impressions and stunning vocal gymnastics. Expect some old favourites, fresh impressions, duets with dead celebs and divas as you’re never heard them before. Whether your cup of tea is watching Shirley Bassey belt or if you want to see Jess strut her stuff with Nicki Minaj, there’ll...

3rd Curious Collaboration – Nicky Minaj and Julie Andrews Get Dirty Together

Jess has produced the third episode of her web series - Curious Collaborations. Conceived, directed and edited by the brilliant Chris Lincé. The six musical comedy episodes, written by Jess Robinson and musical collaborator –  composer Alex Silverman, are a series of unlikely duets by curious pairing of artistes… [embed]https://youtu.be/EIaBsLwot1I[/embed]...

Sky One with Alistair McGowan

Redubbing news clips for Sky One  Jess is joining Alistair McGowan as he returns to TV with a new impressions show. The programme, provisionally titled Re-Dub!, will feature a team of new and established impressionists who will re-voice topical clips to give them a comic twist. Ten half-hour episodes have been commissioned from Avalon Television, for broadcast on Sky One  later this year Executive producer Richard Allen-Turner said: ‘We are delighted to be working with Sky on Re-Dub!,...

The Comedians Comedian Podcast – Interview

Comedian Stuart Goldsmith interviews 'the funniest people in the world' and asks them in depth about how they do it. He's spoken with over 200 people including Jimmy Carr, Russell Brand, Stewart Lee and Russell Howard...

Curious Collaboration – Episode 2

Little Drummer Boy like you've never heard it before Nicki Minaj joins Billie Holiday for a festive rendition of The Little Drummer Boy. Whether Billie likes it or not. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZN_1OCyjLXs[/embed] Written by Jess Robinson and Alex Silverman Directed and edited by Chris Lincé Music and arrangement by Alex Silverman Orchestrated and produced by Laurence Owen Vocals recorded at Knight Time Studios by Jim Knight Performance double: Gemma Smith Make up: Leanne White Styling: Brittany Taylor Production assistant: Natasha Snaith Thanks to The Cockpit, Marylebone _____________________________________________________________ 'The Little...

Curious Collaborations – Episode 1

Kate Bush sings a love song to Lady Gaga – and the admiration is mutual. Jess Robinson mashes up the two musical icons' styles – based on their hits Wuthering Heights and Bad Romance – in the two-minute clip. The first in a series of six musical 'curious collaborations' [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jaFpC9K-gwA[/embed] Performed and produced by Jess Robinson Directed and edited by Chris Lincé Music and arrangement by Alex Silverman Orchestrated and produced by Laurence Owen Vocals recorded at Knight Time Studios by Jim Knight Make up:...

UK TOUR 2018 NOW ON SALE

Jess Robinson: Here Come The Girls “It’s like a mega-concert with all your favourite stars.”  ITV Join multi-award winner and one of 2017’s Britain’s Got Talent semi finalists and stand out stars - Jess Robinson when she embarks on her debut UK tour in 2018. The show features spot on celebrity impressions and stunning vocal gymnastics. Following four highly acclaimed sell-out years at The Edinburgh Festival, the tour takes in 28 dates starting at Glasgow’s Oran Mor on 1st March...

Jess returns to CBBC panel show The Dog Ate My Homework

Jess is set to return in series 5 of CBBC's HIT show 'The Dog Ate My Homework', hosted by fellow comedian Iain Stirling. The show features two teams, both with two celebrities (usually a CBBC star and comedian) and a child. The teams face a mischievous mix of tongue-in-cheek comedy, off-the-wall questions and slapstick challenges in this school-based panel show and the winning team get a gold star. Stirling can take, or give, gold stars as...

ITV orders the impressions series The Imitation Game

ITV has ordered 7 episodes of The Imitation Game, a comedy show based around impressions Alexander Armstrong hosts, with Rory Bremner, Debra Stephenson, Jess Robinson and Luke Kempner ITV has ordered a series of The Imitation Game, a new comedy show based around impressions. The broadcaster has ordered 7 episodes following on from a successful pilot, which was recorded in July. Hosted by Alexander Armstrong, the format sees impressionists Rory Bremner, Debra Stephenson, Jess Robinson and...

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...