The hit Channel 4 present Grand Designs, aka everybody’s favorite type of window purchasing, has graced our screens for 22 years. Host Kevin McCloud is a agency fan favorite, having introduced greater than 200 Grand Designs episodes throughout his time as presenter. However shockingly for viewers, Kevin had a life earlier than TV and Grand Designs. An actual one. READ MORE:Grand Designs viewers can’t agree on whether or not house is ‘beautiful’ or simply ‘a half constructed home’ And sure, which means he even had relationships earlier than he acquired collectively along with his spouse of 23 years, Suzanna McCloud. And one in all them isn’t any stranger to the screens herself.
Jan Ravens starred in Lifeless Ringers alongside Jon Culshaw and Mark Perry
Again in his college days, Kevin dated an actor and impressionist named Jan Ravens, who has performed some hilarious impressions of a few of our favorite celebrities. The 2 attended the distinguished Cambridge College, alongside Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie. Kevin advised the Day by day Mail that Jan was somebody he “went out with for a bit,” however didn’t disclose too many particulars. He mentioned: “We have been simply concerned within the Footlights revue. However I used to be at all times backstage, tinkering with lighting.”
Jan competed within the fourth ever season of Strictly Come Dancing in 2006
Jan has been a star of BBC Radio 4’s Lifeless Ringers for a while, in addition to frequently showing on Simply A Minute, I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue, and even showing in Skins. The actor actually made her title with a Theresa Might impression in 2017, which she carried out to Eamonn and Ruth on This Morning and which catapulted her to ‘cult-like standing’. However she has performed another unbelievable performances as notable figures similar to Diane Abbott, and even went viral as a ‘attractive’ Nigella Lawson trying to do her tax return. And when you do not recognise her from these TV appearances, you are certain to at the least have noticed her on the fourth season of Strictly, dancing with Anton Du Beke. Kevin went on to marry Suzanna McCloud in 1996, and the 2 lived in a 500-year-old farmhouse in Somerset for his or her 23 years of marriage. Sadly, they unexpectedly cut up in 2019, which apparently left Suzanna “devastated”. Kevin is again presenting the primary episode of this yr’s Grand Designs: Home of the Yr is on Channel 4 tonight (Wednesday, November 17) at 9pm. Would you like the most recent superstar gossip, sport, or breaking information in London straight to your inbox? Tailor your must go well with you right here . Learn Extra