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Jess started out in theatre and trained at The Arts Educational School, Tring Park as a singer. She played Little Voice in The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, by Jim Cartwright, at the Courtyard Theatre. Her role included imitating the voices of Judy Garland, Marlene Dietrich, Billie Holiday, Edith Piaf and Julie Andrews. Geraldine McNulty appeared as her mother, Marie Hoff.
Jess then went on to perform in the last two series of Dead Ringers on BBC2. She occasionally appeared as an impressionist but mostly played characters in various sketches to support the stars; Jan Ravens, Jon Culshaw, Mark Perry, Kevin Connelly, and Phil Cornwell.
In the Dead Ringers CBBC spin off 'Spoof!' (part of the Gina's Laughing Gear comedy pilot season), Jess appeared as Supernanny, Charlotte Church, Konnie Huq and Billie Piper among others. Other appearances include the CBBC talent show The Slammer as part of an impressions double act and as a special guest on Blue Peter.
Robinson appeared in various sketches in the first two series of The Impressions Show with Culshaw and Stephenson, supporting the main stars of the show. Robinson has also recorded episodes of The Secret World, and Newsjack for BBC Radio 7.
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