Bishop in June 2011
|Born||30 November 1966|
|Occupation||Comedian, presenter, actor, footballer|
|Relatives||Eddie Bishop (brother)|
Bishop carrying the Olympic Torch at Jodrell Bank in 2012
|Date of birth||30 November 1966|
|Place of birth||Liverpool, England|
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
John Bishop (born 30 November 1966) is an English comedian, presenter, actor, and former footballer. Bishop played for Hyde FC and Southport FC. His was first on television with The Panel in 2008. He later appeared in the E4 teen drama Skins (seasons 3 and 4) and in the Ken Loach movie Route Irish. He also does stand-up comedy. In 2004, he won the best North West stand-up comedian award. He was also nominated for a Edinburgh Comedy Award that same year. He is from Liverpool and is well known for speaking with a strong Liverpool accent.
Filmography[change | change source]
|2007–2008||The Panel||Panellist||6 episodes|
|2008||Celebrity Juice||Guest panellist||Series 1, Episode 7|
|2009, 2010||Live at the Apollo||Guest performer||2 episodes|
|Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow||Guest performer||Series 1, Episode 2 & Series 2, Episode 3|
|2009–2010||Skins||Rob Fitch||Series 3–4 (3 episodes)|
|2010–2011||John Bishop's Britain||Presenter||2 series on BBC One|
|A League of Their Own||Regular (appeared as a guest panelist in Series 11)||4 series|
|2010||Have I Got News for You||Guest presenter||Series 39, Episode 9 & Series 40, Episode 3|
|Mock the Week||Guest panellist||Series 8, Episode 2|
|Would I Lie to You?||Guest panellist||Series 4, Episode 8|
|2011||Top Gear||Guest||Series 16, Episode 3|
|Little Crackers||Bobby||Series 2, Episode 7: "John Bishop's Little Cracker"|
|2012||Who Do You Think You Are?||Himself||Series 9, Episode 10|
|Accused||Peter Cartwright||Two episodes (Stephen's Story and Tina's Story)|
|Panto!||Lewis Loud||With Sheridan Smith|
|2013||John Bishop's Only Joking||Presenter|
|2013–2015||John Bishop's Christmas Show||Presenter||One-off specials for BBC One|
|2013||Royal Variety Performance||Presenter|
|2014||John Bishop's Australia||Presenter||Mini-series|
|A Night in With Olly Murs||Himself||One-off special|
|2015||Backchat||Guest||Series 2, Episode 5|
|The John Bishop Show||Presenter||1 series|
|TFI Friday||Guest||Series 7, Episode 6|
|John Bishop's Gorilla Adventure||Presenter||One-off show|
|Top Gear from A-Z||Narrator||One-off specials|
|2016—||John Bishop: In Conversation With...||Presenter||Also executive producer|
|2016||Jamie & Jimmy's Friday Night Feast||Guest||Series 4, Episode 1|
|2017||The Nightly Show||Guest presenter||5 episodes|
|Fearless||Steve Livesey||ITV drama, 4 episodes|
|2019||John Bishop's Ireland||Presenter||Mini-series|
|2011 (UK)||Route Irish||Frankie|
|2014||One Rogue Reporter||Himself|
|2017||Funny Cow||Colin Pile|
References[change | change source]
- "John Bishop". Desert Island Discs.
- "John Bishop Biography (Personal Life, Career)". Retrieved 8 October 2015.
- "North West Comedy Awards – the winners!", BBC Manchester.
- "Edinburgh Comedy Awards – The Nominees". BBC. 28 August 2009. Retrieved 28 August 2009.
- "John Bishop's Gorilla Adventure Episode 1".
- "John Bishop joins The Nightly Show line-up for ITV". itv.com. ITV Press Centre. Retrieved 18 February 2017.