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John Bishop

Bishop has funny bones” – The Times

Frankly hilarious” – The Telegraph

A gloriously gifted storyteller” – Evening Standard

John has been performing stand-up comedy since October 2000, and the following year 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.

In 2002, he was named best newcomer by BBC Radio Merseyside, and in 2004 he won the North West Comedy Award for best stand-up. And in 2009, he was nominated for the Edinburgh Comedy Award.

His material is drawn from his life’s experiences, from fatherhood to cycling around the world, to playing semi- professional football, to working as a nightclub doorman.

A comic revolutionary..Not to be missed” – The Independent

If you fail to laugh like a lunatic, check yourself into a mortuary: You are probably dead” – Metro

The most exciting thing to emerge from the Manchester comedy scene since Peter Kay” – City Life

Television credits include:
John Bishop’s Britain, BBC1
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross, BBC1
A League of Their Own Sky One
What do Kids Know WATCH
Mock The Week BBC2
8 Out of 10 Cats Channel 4
Live At The Apollo BBC1
The Byrne Ultimatum RTE
Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow BBC1
The Increasingly Poor decisions of Todd Margaret Channel 4
Lunch Monkeys BBC3
The Late Late RTE1
Skins E4
The Cafe RTE2
This is Anfield Setanta
John Bishops Dream Team Setanta
Celebrity Kop Club Setanta
For One Night Only ITV1
Soccer AM Sky One
Comedy Cuts (series 3) ITV 2
Sky News Sky News
Boom Bang A Bang UKTV Gold
The Panel RTE
Comedy Store (Series 4 & 6) Paramount
Brain Candy BBC 3
Blame Game BBC Ulster
Liffy Laffs RTE Ireland
How To Survive… BBC 3
Celebrity Poker Challenge TV
Soccer Night Granada
Bishop’s Comedy Christmas Special

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