Entertainer, Comedian, Impressionist, Musician

Jimmy Riddle has extensive experience working in care homes for the elderly and the disabled catering for all age groups. Jimmy’s shows are always fun, filled with a great mixture of music and comedy Jimmy’s voice is able to adapt to many different types of songs.

Jimmy loves to get out to her audience getting them to join in and sing along in any capacity that they can. It's always wonderful to see the residents have a fabulous time, this is the great reward of doing the job. Jimmy also likes to entertain the staff too if they are game for a laugh. This all helps to raise the atmosphere and for all to generally have a fun filled time!

Jimmy Riddle is an English comedian, actor, impressionist and writer. He is probably best known as a comedy impressionist on the television and radio series stand up live, Des O'connor and generation mix radio. Riddle has written and performed principal roles in the award winning Grubs end police and Frankie. He has appeared in several films and TV series such as Daziel and Pascoe, Dr who, The Hustle and can currently be seen playing the paramedic in the BBC daytime soap Doctors. Jimmy has worked along side impressionist Alastair McGowan. And has just finished a 20 minute short film featuring Les Dennis, Dani Harmer and John Alderton. Jimmy is an accomplished musician and vocalist playing keyboards guitar and banjo. The BBC used a track composed by Jimmy on a show titled PAY OF YOUR MORTGAGE. Jimmy has his own recording studio and produces voiceovers and jingles.

Act Details

Name: Entertainer, Comedian, Impressionist, Musician
Type of act: Solo acts
Act contents: Audience participation | Comedy | Music - Ballads | Music - Music Hall | Variety Entertainment
Equipment required: small amplifier with speaker and keyboard
Performance length: One hour
Fee charged: £95 (£76 - £100)
Locations: Regional service (Leicestershire, Warwickshire, West Midlands).
Booking notice: One month
Days of week: Mondays to Fridays


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Contact Details
Jimmy Riddle, 24 sundew street, New Meadows, Coventry, West Midlands.

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