Jon Culshaw

Jon Culshaw

Jon Culshaw is an English comedian and master impressionist. He is best known as the star of the hit BBC series Dead Ringers, impersonating well known celebrities including George Bush, Tony Blair, Ozzy Osborne, Des Lynam, Tom Baker, Michael Parkinson and David Beckham.

Jon first made international headlines by calling the switchboard of No. 10 Downing Street and fooling the operators with his 'William Hague' impression. Jon then found to his delight that he was talking directly to Prime Minster, Tony Blair, live on London's Capital FM.


  
He joined the team of impressionists on "Spitting Image" where he provided the voices to over 40 characters including Frank Bruno, David Frost, Kenneth Clark, Michael Portillo, Bill Clinton, Liam Gallagher and many more.

He was awarded his own BBC radio series Dead Ringers, which won the British Comedy Award for 'Best Radio Comedy', the Sony Gold Radio Academy Award and the Broadcasting Press Guild Award for 'Best Radio Programme'.  Due to its phenomenal success Dead Ringers transferred from Radio 4 to BBC television.

Jon also has a multitude of other television credits to his name including Alter Ego, 2DTV, The Impressionable Jon Culshaw and Jon Culshaw's Commercial Breakdown and has guested on "They Think It's All Over", "Never Mind the Buzzcocks", "Call My Bluff" and “Celebrity Mastermind”.

In 2009 Jon starred in his new comedy sketch show ‘The Impression Show’ with Debra Stephenson. 

With a catalogue of over 350 impressions. Jon is regarded by many as the best impressionist in the UK. He is brilliant for award ceremonies, after-dinner speaking and personal appearances.