- BBC One
- 8 (1 series)
- John Bishop
- John Bishop, Ali Crockatt and David Scott
- Steve Smith and Adam Wimpenny
- Cameron Banks, Ben Anderson, Stephanie McIntosh, Jonno Richards and Lisa Thomas
John Bishop welcomes his favourite acts from all over the globe at one of the country's most famous stages, The Hackney Empire.
Hand-picked and curated by John, the series will feature a range of other acts from up and coming faces, stunning music performances to the best UK and international acts around and will include the very best from the world of cabaret and variety. Each show will kick-off in spectacular style with a big opening stunt featuring John and his guests.
Hal Cruttenden, Jimeoin, James Acaster, Lee Nelson, Trevor Noah, Alex Edelman, Chris Ramsey, Doc Brown and Tanyalee Davis are amongst the comedians who will appear on the show. Meanwhile acts such as Leona Lewis, Florence and the Machine, The Vaccines, Courteeners, Striking Matches and James Bay will provide the music.
- First broadcast
- Saturday 30th May 2015 at 9:45pm on BBC One