John Bishop is one the UK's biggest names in comedy, selling-out numerous National arena tours. He has achieved huge success with a number of his own comedy, entertainment and documentary television shows including John Bishop's Australia (2014) (BBC1), John Bishop's Only Joking (2013) (Sky1), The John Bishop Show (2015) (BBC1), John Bishop's Christmas Show (2015) (BBC1) and John Bishop's Gorilla Adventure (2015) (filmed in Rwanda for ITV1).
Other television work includes his one-off special for Sport Relief, John Bishop's Sport Relief Hell (2012) (BBC1), a stint as team captain on Sky One's A League of Their Own (2010) (Sky1), and guest appearances on Live at the Apollo (2004) (BBC1).
Shortly before this, he took the reins as director and star of his own comedy drama for Sky One's Little Crackers (2010) season. Adding another string to his bow as a dramatic actor, Bishop worked with director Ken Loach in Route Irish (2010) and Jimmy McGovern's Accused (2010). As well as publishing a best-selling autobiography, "How Did All This Happen?" in
2013, he completed a triathlon raising £1.6million for charity. He presented four series of a one-to-one interview series for the W Channel, John Bishop: in Conversation With (2016), which he then took to Edinburgh Festival in August 2019, starred in ITV1's Fearless (2017) with Helen McCrory and Sir Michael Gambon, and completed a huge 77-date live UK & Ireland tour, "Winging it", which sold more than 500,000 tickets.