Jan Ravens Biography
Jan is the long running star of BBC’s Dead Ringers and latest panelist on ITV’s “The Imitation Game”. Theresa May, Diane Abbott, Kirsty Wark, Fiona Bruce and Hillary Clinton are among some of her most popular impressions.
With her unique mix of impressions and satire, Jan Ravens is one of the UK’s most successful impressionists.
Jan is the long running star of BBC’s Dead Ringers and latest panelist on ITV’s The Imitation Game. Theresa May, Diane Abbott, Kirsty Wark, Fiona Bruce and Hillary Clinton are among some of her most popular impressions. She is a regular contributor across Radio 4 on programmes such as “I’m sorry I haven/t have a clue” and “Just a minute”.
Alongside her work on screen and radio, Jan achieved rave reviews and broke box office records with her solo debut show ‘Difficult Woman.’
Throughout 2018 Jan has toured with Rory Bremner. This year The Observer called Jan Ravens “The perfect mimic for our times”.
Her acting credits include; series 1 & 2 of Hepburn for BBC2, Big Bad World for Objective directed by Sandy Johnson, Skins, Love Soup, Midsomer Murders, Rory Bremner’s Coalition Report and Janet Grimley in THE Grimleys for ITV.
Recent stage work includes The Intervention with The Comedians Theatre Company at the Edinburgh Festival directed by Braham Murray at The Royal Exchange Manchester. Theatre credits include The Children’s Hour, directed by Sarah Frankcom, for the Royal Exchange; RSC, Chichester and Birmingham Rep.