Jan Ravens

Jan Ravens

Date of birth: 14-05-1958
Now known as an impressionist, Jan Ravens was the first female president of Cambridge University's Footlights club, and directed their 1981 show which won the first ever Perrier Award. She then moved on to radio production, including Radio 4's Week Ending.

She came to public prominence after joining the cast of Jasper Carrott's TV show Carrott's Lib in 1983, before joining the cast of Spitting Image. Her impersonations were also a regular part of Alistair McGowan's Big Impressions, 2DTV and Dead Ringers.

As an actress, she spent a year with the RSC in 1994 and has appeared in Alexei Sayle's Stuff as well as a string of sitcoms including Simon Brett’s No Frills (1988), the Richard Wilson vehicle Duck Patrol (1998) and ITV's Seventies-set sitcom The Grimleys (1999).

In autumn 2006, Ravens appeared on Strictly Come Dancing, partnered with Anton du Beke, and in January 2008 she won an edition of Celebrity Mastermind.

Twice married, first to composer Steve Brown and then Universal music executive Max Hole, Ravens has three sons – including the young comedian Alfie Brown.

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Upcoming Dates

Dead Ringers Live

Date: Wed 15 May 2019
Venue: Barbican
Price: Call for prices
Comics: Jan Ravens, Jon Culshaw
Info: Plus: Lewis MacLeod, Duncan Wisbey
Show starts: 19:45 (Doors open approx 30 mins earlier)

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Dead Ringers Live

Date: Thu 16 May 2019
Venue: Barbican
Price: Call for prices
Comics: Jan Ravens, Jon Culshaw
Info: Plus: Lewis MacLeod, Duncan Wisbey
Show starts: 19:45 (Doors open approx 30 mins earlier)

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Dead Ringers Live

Date: Fri 17 May 2019
Venue: Barbican
Price: Call for prices
Comics: Jan Ravens, Jon Culshaw
Info: Plus: Lewis MacLeod, Duncan Wisbey
Show starts: 19:45 (Doors open approx 30 mins earlier)

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Jan Ravens, Jon Culshaw

Date: Sat 18 May 2019
Venue: Barbican
Price: Call for prices
Info: Plus: Lewis MacLeod, Duncan Wisbey
Show starts: 14:30 (Doors open approx 30 mins earlier)

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Jan Ravens

Date: Sat 25 May 2019
Venue: Wells Little Theatre
Price: £12.00
Info: Work in progress
Show starts: 21:30 (Doors open approx 30 mins earlier)

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Past Shows

Edinburgh Fringe 2012

Intervention


Edinburgh Fringe 2017

Jan Ravens: Difficult Woman


Edinburgh Fringe 2018

Rory Bremner and Jan Ravens


Edinburgh Fringe 2019

Jan Ravens: Who Do I Think I Am?


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