John Bishop

Last updated 08 November 2021

John Bishop
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John Joseph Bishop

Born: Wednesday 30th November 1966 (age: 57)

John Bishop is a British comedian, presenter, actor, and former footballer.

Bishop played for Hyde FC and Southport FC,

His television debut came on The Panel. He subsequently appeared in the E4 teen drama Skins and in the Ken Loach film Route Irish.

Bishop performed stand-up comedy for the first time in Manchester in 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.