Hailing from Liverpool, John Bishop is one of the UK’s leading stand-up comedians.
John performed stand-up comedy for the first time in October 2000, within four months he was the headline act at some of the biggest comedy clubs in the North of England.
The following year John, made it to the final of all the major new act competitions, including So You Think You’re Funny, the Daily Telegraph Open Mic Awards, the BBC New Comedy Awards and the City Life North West Comedian of The Year Award – which he won.
He has since gone on to be one of the UK’s most successful stand-up comedians and presenters, touring and selling-out arenas.
A regular panellist on most of the UK’s leading comedy shows, he has appeared on:
- A League of Their Own
- Have I Got News For You
- Channel 4’s Comedy Gala
- The Comedy Annual
- Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live
- Friday Night with Jonathan Ross
- Mock The Week
- 8 Out of 10 Cats
- Live At The Apollo
- Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow
John is also regularly broadcasted into the homes of over 6.5m viewers with his own primetime shows including:
- The John Bishop Show – BBC1
- John Bishop’s Australia – BBC1
- John Bishop’s Christmas Show – BBC1
- John Bishop’s Only Joking – Sky One
- John Bishop’s Big Year – BBC1
- John Bishop’s Week of Hell – BBC1
- John Bishop’s Britain – BBC1
The combination of Bishop’s ability to keep the laughs coming, along with his unique brand of observational humour, his undeniable charm and unrivalled gift of creating a relaxed atmosphere, mean that the feel good factor of witnessing John perform is priceless!