The John Bishop Show. John Bishop. Copyright: Lola Entertainment.

The John Bishop Show

BBC One variety. 8 episodes (1 series) in 2015. Stars John Bishop.

Series 1

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1. Episode One

First broadcast: Saturday 30th May 2015

Paul Weller performs his new single Saturn's Pattern and the classic Peacock Suit. Joining John on stage is Trevor Noah from South Africa, James Acaster, and Felicity Ward from Australia. As a special treat John also creates some beautiful music with Beardyman.


The John Bishop Show. Funmbi Omotayo. Copyright: Lola Entertainment.

2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Saturday 6th June 2015

Featuring music from Jessie Ware and Striking Matches. The comics are Chris Ramsey, Funmbi Omotayo, Zoe Lyons and Boy With Tape On His Face. Plus Irish dancing sensation Riverdance treat the audience to an impressive routine.


The John Bishop Show. Image shows from L to R: John Bishop, Pete Firman. Copyright: Lola Entertainment.

3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Saturday 13th June 2015

This show features two tracks from Florence and the Machine and stand-up from comedians Tom Stade, Ellie Taylor and Phil Wang. John also gets to try his hand a bit of magic with magician and comedian Pete Firman.


The John Bishop Show. Tanyalee Davis. Copyright: Lola Entertainment.

4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Saturday 20th June 2015

This episode features stand-up comedy from Hal Cruttenden, Jimeoin and Tanyalee Davis. Vikki Stone sings an ode to Professor Brian Cox. Music performances come courtesy of The Vaccines and The Overtones.


The John Bishop Show. Luisa Omielan. Copyright: Lola Entertainment.

5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Saturday 27th June 2015

This episode features stand-ups Lee Nelson, Alex Edelman, Luisa Omielan and Marcel Lucont. John joins The Tiller Girls for a special performance. Music performances come courtesy of Leona Lewis and Courteeners.


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6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Saturday 4th July 2015

The comedy is provided by Nina Conti, Glenn Wool and Nish Kumar. Myra Dubois has an audience singalong, and there are fantastic music performances by Rita Ora and James Bay.


The John Bishop Show. Jamali Maddix. Copyright: Lola Entertainment.

7. Episode Seven

First broadcast: Saturday 11th July 2015

The line-up this week includes comedy from Seann Walsh, Doc Brown and Jamali Maddix, and music from newcomer Jack Savoretti and favourites Texas. There is also something extraordinary from the international cabaret star Meow Meow.


The John Bishop Show. Daniel Sloss. Copyright: Lola Entertainment.

8. Episode Eight

First broadcast: Saturday 18th July 2015

In the last of the series, Jo Caulfield, Andy Askins and Daniel Sloss provide the stand-up, while Jason Byrne performs a unique magic trick. Music comes from Andreya Triana and an exclusive performance from John Newman. Plus, some dancing boys in pants!