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John Bishop's Only Joking

Sky One stand-up. 10 episodes (1 series) in 2013. Stars John Bishop.

Series 1

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Friday 11th January 2013

A variety of familiar faces make an appearance in this first fix, from Andi Osho, Jason Manford and Mick Miller to Freddie Flintoff, Robbie Williams and Warwick Davis.

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2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Friday 18th January 2013

The Bish takes to the stage and he's only too happy to share the spotlight. As well as experienced comics Jason Byrne, Jimmy Cricket and Roger Monkhouse, he's joined by a pick'n'mix of celebrity guests that includes Davina McCall, Masterchef's Gregg Wallace and politician-turned-TV regular Ann Widdecombe.

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3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Friday 25th January 2013

Turn that frown upside down with this latest serving of stand-up. Hanging out with John Bishop this week are fellow funny people Rob Rouse, Hal Cruttenden and Tiffany Stevenson, and showbiz stalwarts Michael Ball, Bobby Davro and Mount Pleasant's Angela Griffin.

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4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Friday 1st February 2013

Comedy connoisseurs like Dan Nightingale, Mick Ferry and Tom O'Connor are joined by one-time EastEnder Natalie Cassidy, former footballer Robbie Savage and boxer Ricky Hatton.

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5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Friday 8th February 2013

A lucky dip of guests, including comic Shappi Khorsandi, reality TV regular Sally Bercow and The Love Machine presenter Stacey Solomon, keep John Bishop company as he reaches the halfway point of his stand-up series.

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6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Friday 15th February 2013

Proving to be a popular chap, John Bishop is joined by another ragtag group of guests, notably comics Mick Ferry and Matthew Crosby, and TV presenters Caroline Flack and Les Dennis.

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7. Episode Seven

First broadcast: Friday 22nd February 2013

The Bish mines more comedy gold with the help of this week's guests - take your pick from funny ladies Tiffany Stevenson and Katherine Ryan, small screen stars Joanna Page and John Thomson, and many more.

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8. Episode Eight

First broadcast: Friday 1st March 2013

John Bishop continues to lasso laughs, ably joined by comics Andrew Lawrence and Tom O'Connor, and a merry-go-round of familiar faces, including singer Michael Ball and socialite/one-time 'it girl' Tara Palmer-Tomkinson.

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9. Episode Nine

First broadcast: Friday 8th March 2013

The Bish and friends, namely funnymen Rob Beckett, Andrew Maxwell, Joe Pasquale and Les Dennis, deliver more snappy stand-up.

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10. Episode Ten

First broadcast: Friday 15th March 2013

John Bishop calls on a few more friends for this final jolly, including Roger Monkhouse, Andi Osho, Warwick Davis and Joe Pasquale.

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