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- Dec 02Dec02Find ticketsWed 20:00Waterfront Southport - SouthportJohn Bishop: Warm Up
- Sep 01 2021Sep012021Find ticketsWed 20:00Wycombe Swan Theatre - High WycombeJohn Bishop: Warm Up
- Sep 02 2021Sep022021Find ticketsThu 20:00Grimsby Auditorium - GrimsbyJohn Bishop: Warm Up
- Sep 03 2021Sep032021Find ticketsFri 20:00Middlesbrough Town Hall - MiddlesbroughJohn Bishop: Warm Up
- Sep 05 2021Sep052021Find ticketsSun 20:00Pyramid and Parr Hall - WarringtonJohn Bishop: Warm Up
- Sep 06 2021Sep062021Find ticketsMon 20:00Regent Theatre - Stoke-On-TrentJohn Bishop: Warm Up
- Sep 08 2021Sep082021Find ticketsWed 20:00Cheltenham Town Hall - CheltenhamJohn Bishop - Warm Up
- Sep 09 2021Sep092021Find ticketsThu 20:00Swansea Grand Theatre - SwanseaJohn Bishop - Warm Up
- Sep 11 2021Sep112021Find ticketsSat 20:00Venue Cymru Theatre - LlandudnoJohn Bishop: Warm Up
- Sep 14 2021Sep142021Find ticketsTue 20:00Baths Hall - ScunthorpeJohn Bishop: Warm Up
- Sep 15 2021Sep152021Find ticketsWed 20:00Baths Hall - ScunthorpeJohn Bishop: Warm Up
- Sep 16 2021Sep162021Find ticketsThu 20:00St Georges Hall, Bradford - BradfordJohn Bishop: Warm Up
- Sep 17 2021Sep172021Find ticketsFri 20:00Bridlington Spa Centre - BridlingtonJohn Bishop: Warm Up
- Sep 18 2021Sep182021Find ticketsSat 20:00Victoria Theatre - HalifaxJohn Bishop: Warm Up
- Sep 22 2021Sep222021Find ticketsWed 20:00New Theatre Peterborough - PeterboroughJohn Bishop: Warm Up
- Sep 23 2021Sep232021Find ticketsThu 20:00De Montfort Hall - LeicesterJohn Bishop: Warm UpLow Availability
- Sep 24 2021Sep242021Find ticketsFri 20:00Bedford Corn Exchange - BedfordJohn Bishop: Warm Up
- Sep 25 2021Sep252021Find ticketsSat 20:00De La Warr Pavilion - Bexhill on SeaJohn Bishop: Warm UpLow Availability
- Sep 26 2021Sep262021Find ticketsSun 20:00Milton Keynes Theatre - Milton KeynesJohn Bishop: Warm Up
- Sep 27 2021Sep272021Find ticketsMon 20:00New Theatre Oxford - OxfordJohn Bishop: Warm Up
Warm up shows coming in 2021
Comedian, TV presenter and actor John Bishop took a less travelled route into show business. Born and raised in Liverpool, the younger Bishop was a semi-professional footballer for Southport and Hyde United, following in the footsteps of older brother Eddie, who played professionally for Tranmere Rovers, Chester City and Crewe Alexandria.
Off the pitch, John Bishop worked as a sales rep for a pharmaceutical company for 16 years, finally giving up the job in 2006 when his comedy career properly took off. Following his debut as a stand-up in 2000, Bishop quickly started to get noticed. In 2001, he was a finalist in the BBC New Comedy Awards, The Daily Telegraph Open Mic Awards and So You Think You’re Funny, winning the North West Comedian of The Year Award. The following year he won best newcomer from BBC Radio Merseyside.
Bishop continued on a steep uphill trajectory, but 2009 was to be his year. Not only was he nominated for an Edinburgh Comedy Award for his show Elvis Has Left The Building, he also appeared on Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Live At The Apollo, Celebrity Mastermind, Channel 4’s Comedy Showcase and BBC Three series Lunch Monkeys. Bishop also appeared in a supporting role in E4’s Skins.
This momentum carried through into an equally successful 2010, notably appearing in Ken Loach’s film Route Irish and on the panel shows Would I Lie To You, QI, A League Of Their Own and as both host and guest on Have I Got News For You?.
His 2011 tour Sunshine was followed by a DVD recorded live at the Liverpool Echo Arena. That same year, he hosted a BBC series John Bishop’s Britain and found himself in the coveted spot at the top of the leaderboard on Top Gear’s “Star in a Reasonably Priced Car”. He was on the road again in 2012 with his Rollercoaster tour.
An autobiography arrived in 2013, followed by a slot hosting the Royal Variety Performance. After another spell on the road in 2014, Bishop was given his own BBC variety show, The John Bishop Show, which featured guests such as Leona Lewis, Paul Weller and Jessie Ware.
In between tours, Bishop has continued to be a regular on the small screen, hosting four seasons of his intimate chat show John Bishop: In Conversation With… as well as Amazon Prime’s football programme Back Of The Net, alongside ex-footballer Peter Crouch and presenter Gabby Logan. He also went on a road trip around Ireland in 2019 for his ITV series John Bishop’s Ireland.
In 2020, Bishop announced a series of warm-up shows previewing new material. These shows were rescheduled to September 2021.
John Bishop has announced a warm-up tour for September 2021
John Bishop will be playing in the following locations:
• High Wycombe
• Bexhill on Sea
• Milton Keynes
John Bishop was born in Liverpool and grew up in Cheshire.