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John Bishop | Event Host | UK

John Bishop

John Bishop is an English comedian and actor from Liverpool, who is particuarly known for his charity work, especially for Sport Reilief, raising a staggering £4.2million in 2012.

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Multi award winning stand-up comedian, and writer, John Bishop keeps the laughs coming with a unique brand of observational humour, undeniable charm and unrivalled gift of creating a relaxed atmosphere.

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

John has become a familiar face on primetime TV, with appearances on Live at the Apollo, The Graham Norton Show, Channel 4’s Comedy Gala, Friday Night with Jonathan Ross.  He is a regular panellist on Sky One’s A League of Their Own, he’s hosted BBC2’s Have I Got News for You, and several of his own shows including 3 on BBC1 – John Bishop’s Britain John Bishop’s Big Year and John Bishop’s Week of Hell, as well as most recently John Bishop’s Only Joking for Sky One.

John has released 3 DVD’s to critical acclaim, and has toured nationally with his last show Rollercoaster, performing to just under half a million people in 40 nights. In 2012, his show, Sunshine, was broadcast on BBC1 and was watched by over 7 million people.

An evening spent in John’s company is a real pleasure – he is a charming, likeable comedian and is the perfect choice for events hosting and after dinner cabaret.


“This year’s awards were the best so far. John Bishop was excellent and you will do well to try and better him next year”
– Cooling Awards

“Bishop has funny bones”
– The Times

“Frankly hilarious”
– The Telegraph

“If you fail to laugh like a lunatic, check yourself into a mortuary; you are probably dead”
– The Metro

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