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John Bishop

Biography

British comedian and media personality who hosts John Bishop’s Britain and radio’s Bishop’s Weekend Service. He in addition has appeared over the E4 teenage play Skins and in the Ken Loach film Path Irish. He previously a specialist soccer profession with Hyde and Southport from 1988 to 1991. He performed stand-up humor for the very first time in Manchester in Oct 2000. He provides released three top-selling humor Dvd videos, including Rollercoaster Tour 2012. He previously three sons, Joe, Luke and Daniel, along with his wife Melanie. He is a vegetarian for over twenty years. He rowed over the British Route with Davina McCall for the Sport Relief work this year 2010.

Quick Facts


Full Name John Bishop
Date Of Birth November 30, 1966
Place Of Birth Liverpool, England
Height 1.83 m
Profession Comedian
Education Manchester Metropolitan University
Nationality British
Spouse Melanie Bishop
Children Joe Bishop, Daniel Bishop, Luke Bishop
Parents Kathy Bishop, Ernie Bishop
Siblings Eddie Bishop, Carol Bishop, Kathy Bishop
Awards British Comedy Award for the Best Male Comedy Breakthrough Artist
Movies Route Irish, Love Takes Wing
TV Shows A League of Their Own, Accused, John Bishop’s Australia, Channel 4's Comedy Gala, The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams, Fearless, The Comedy Annual
Star Sign Sagittarius

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#Fact
1 Once worked briefly as a door-to-door salesman for Kirby vacuum cleaners.
2 He was one of many people who carried the Olympic torch for the ceremony in 2012.
3 Raised 3.4 million pounds for the U.K. charity Sports Relief in 2012.
4 He was a pharmaceutical salesman before becoming a Comedian.
5 Did not start performing stand-up comedy until he was thirty-four years old.
6 Father of three sons: Joe, Luke, and Daniel.
7 In 2001 he was a finalist in the So You Think You're Funny Competition at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival


Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
John Bishop's Christmas Show 2015 TV Special documentary
John Bishop: Supersonic Live 2015 Video documentary
The John Bishop Show 2015 TV Series
John Bishop's Australia 2014 TV Series 3 episodes
Panto! 2012 TV Movie written by
John Bishop's Big Year 2012 TV Mini-Series written by
John Bishop Live: The Rollercoaster Tour 2012 Video documentary
John Bishop's Britain 2010-2011 TV Series documentary written by - 13 episodes
Little Crackers 2011 TV Series written by - 1 episode
John Bishop Live: The Sunshine Tour 2011 Video documentary
John Bishop Live: The Elvis Has Left the Building Tour 2010 Video documentary
Panto the Series 2008 TV Movie

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Funny Cow 2017 post-production Colin Pine
Fearless 2017 TV Series
Panto! 2012 TV Movie Lewis Loud
Accused 2012 TV Series Peter Cartwright
Little Crackers 2011 TV Series Bobby
John Bishop's World Cup Diary 2010 TV Movie
Route Irish 2010 Frankie
Skins 2009-2010 TV Series Rob Fitch
Comedy Showcase 2009 TV Series Man at Trivia Machine
The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret 2009 TV Series Man at Trivia Machine
Massive 2008 TV Series Barnaby Powderman
Panto the Series 2008 TV Movie Captain

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
John Bishop: Supersonic Live 2015 Video documentary executive producer
Panto! 2012 TV Movie executive producer
Little Crackers 2011 TV Series executive producer - 1 episode
John Bishop's World Cup Diary 2010 TV Movie executive producer
Panto the Series 2008 TV Movie executive producer

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Little Crackers 2011 TV Series 1 episode
Panto the Series 2008 TV Movie

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Greatest Christmas Comedy Moments 2008 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Blame Game 2008 TV Series Himself - Guest
Top 50 Celebrity Meltdowns 2008 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Panel 2007 TV Series Himself - Panelist
The If.comedy Awards: A Comedy Cuts Special 2007 TV Movie documentary Himself
28 Acts in 28 Minutes 2005 TV Special Himself
Celebrity Poker Club 2003 TV Series Himself
The Nightly Show 2017 TV Series Himself - Host / Himself
The Last Leg 2014-2016 TV Series Himself - Guest
Granada Reports 2016 TV Series Himself - Comedian
The Graham Norton Show 2011-2016 TV Series Himself - Guest
Top Gear 2011-2015 TV Series Himself - Narrator / Himself
John Bishop's Christmas Show 2015 TV Special documentary Himself - Presenter
Loose Women 2010-2015 TV Series Himself
John Bishop: Supersonic Live 2015 Video documentary Himself
The John Bishop Show 2015 TV Series Himself - Presenter
The Paul O'Grady Show 2014-2015 TV Series Himself
Backchat 2015 TV Series Himself
John Bishop's Christmas Show 2014 TV Movie Himself - Presenter
Pride of Britain Awards 2014 TV Special Himself
Alan Carr: Chatty Man 2010-2014 TV Series Himself
John Bishop's Australia 2014 TV Series Himself - Presenter
One Rogue Reporter 2014 Documentary
John Bishop's Christmas Show 2013 TV Special Himself - Presenter
The Royal Variety Performance 2013 TV Special Himself - Host
John Bishop's Only Joking 2013 TV Series Himself - Host
Sunday Brunch 2012 TV Series Himself - Guest
Who Do You Think You Are? 2012 TV Series documentary Himself
John Bishop's Big Year 2012 TV Mini-Series Himself - Host
John Bishop Live: The Rollercoaster Tour 2012 Video documentary Himself
The Jonathan Ross Show 2012 TV Series Himself
Daybreak 2012 TV Series Himself
A League of Their Own 2010-2012 TV Series Himself - Regular Guest / Himself - Guest
John Bishop's Sport Relief Hell 2012 TV Movie documentary Himself
The One Show 2010-2012 TV Series Himself - Guest / Himself
Stargazing Live: Back to Earth 2012 TV Series Himself
John Bishop's Britain 2010-2011 TV Series documentary Himself - Presenter
John Bishop Live: The Sunshine Tour 2011 Video documentary Himself
QI 2011 TV Series Himself
QI Genesis 2011 TV Movie documentary Himself (credit only)
Breakfast 2011 TV Series Himself - Comedian
Let's Dance for Comic Relief 2011 TV Series Himself - Judge
Jack Dee Live at the Apollo 2009-2010 TV Series Himself
John Bishop Live: The Elvis Has Left the Building Tour 2010 Video documentary Himself
Have I Got News for You 2010 TV Series Himself - Guest Presenter / Himself
Dear Mr Hicks 2010 Documentary short Himself (uncredited)
Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow 2009-2010 TV Series Himself
Would I Lie to You? 2010 TV Series Himself
Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live 2010 TV Series Himself
Channel 4's Comedy Gala 2010 TV Movie Himself
8 Out of 10 Cats 2008-2010 TV Series Himself
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross 2010 TV Series Himself
Mock the Week 2010 TV Series Himself
What Do Kids Know? 2010 TV Series Himself
Mastermind 2010 TV Series Himself
The Noughties... Was That It? 2009 TV Movie documentary Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Backchat 2015 TV Series Himself
The Graham Norton Show 2011-2014 TV Series Himself
Greatest Stand Up Comedians 2013 TV Movie documentary Himself - 48th Place
QI 2011 TV Series Himself
Top Gear 2011 TV Series Himself
Have I Got News for You 2010 TV Series Himself - Guest Presenter
Would I Lie to You? 2010 TV Series Himself
Mock the Week 2010 TV Series Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2010 British Comedy Award British Comedy Awards Best Male Comedy Breakthrough Artist John Bishop's Britain (2010)


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#Trademark
1 Often jokes about his family
2 Distinctive North England accent

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