Debra Stephenson is of the country’s most popular impressionists and comedy actors, probably best known for her role in the critically acclaimed The Impressions Show on BBC1 and ITV’s Newzoids. Her comedic impressions – some of her most memorable being of Davina McCall, Ann Robinson and Cheryl Cole – continue to entertain audiences and her ability to display an array accents make Debra a unique and entertaining host and after dinner speaker.
Her other accolades include BBC Radio 4’s Dead Ringers and Rich Halls Election Breakdown. She has also had parts in Coronation Street (ITV) where she received a nomination for Best Newcomer at the National Television Awards (NTA’s), and Bad Girls (ITV) where received nominations at the NTA’s for Best Actress in 1999 and 2000.
Debra has also appeared on a variety of evening entertainment shows such as The Friday Night Project, 8 Out of 10 Cats and a Christmas special of Strictly Come Dancing. She also participated in Lets Dance for Sports Relief in 2010 and Sports Relief Top Dog in 2014.
In 2015, she hosted the Employee Benefits Awards in London and made an appearance at her alma mater - Manchester Metropolitan University to present the inaugural Staff Award at their annual awards ceremony in 2013.