Jon Culshaw

Jon Culshaw

  • Dead Ringers Impressionist with a repertoire from Politics, Sport and Celebrities
  • Science & Astronomy Lover
  • Comedy Awards Hosting, After Dinner Stand Up Voice Overs

Jon Culshaw is warmly regarded by many as Britain's best impressionist. His catalogue of characters is as formidable as it is eclectic, numbering over 350 and ranging from Boris Johnson, Tony Blair and Barack Obama to Alan Carr, Tom Baker and Michael McIntyre.

Jon famously made international headlines in 1998 by calling the switchboard of 10 Downing Street and fooling the operators with his William Hague impression. He was put directly through to have a conversation with Prime Minister Tony Blair. The incident was mentioned at Prime Minister's Question Time and reported in Hansard!

Jon is the only founder-member of multi award winning BBC Radio 4 satire (comedy) Dead Ringers, which is now in its 21st year and 22nd series, including 7 series on BBC 2. Jon’s talent for mimicry also includes 3 series of Spitting Image, The Impressionable Jon Culshaw, The Royal Variety Performance, and 3 series of BBC1’s The Impressions Show alongside Debra Stephenson.

Jon’s talents as a performer aren’t just limited to the art of impersonation; he’s built an impressive resume that showcases his strengths as an actor, voiceover artist and presenter too. His love of the outdoors, history, and national heritage has seen him present C5’s The Secrets of The National Trust and More 4’s Walks With My Dog. Jon has also narrated comedy specials including tributes to both Kenneth Williams and Bob Monkhouse for Channel 5.

A lifelong astronomy enthusiast, Jon was also a part of the presenting team on the world’s iconic and longest running programme, The Sky at Night, first appearing with Sir Patrick Moore on the show’s 50th anniversary.

When not performing on screen or on the airwaves Jon can often be found delighting audiences with his hugely popular after dinner entertainment and is a staple of the corporate and events landscape, having performed to rave reviews for many years in his role as awards host, after-dinner comedian and impressionist.

To book Jon for your Event, contact a Prime Performers Booking Agent via the online booking enquiry form or alternatively call 020 3500 3331

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I wonder if you could please pass on our huge thanks to Jon for yesterday evening?< He was the perfect host for us. Everyone loved his stand-up and he brought great colour and energy to the evening too. Aside from that, what a thoroughly nice man too.
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