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John Bishop

Date of Death: December 20, 2006 (77)

Birth Place: Mansfield, OH

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Comedian Janine Harouni Will Embark on UK Tour With MAN'OUSHE

Following a smash-hit run at this years Edinburgh Fringe Festival, which included a nomination for Best Comedy Show, Janine Harouni is heading off on her first ever UK tour with her brand new show Man’oushe.

Ray Bradshaw Will Embark on New UK Tour

International and award-winning comic, Ray Bradshaw is preparing to embark on a brand-new tour of the UK for 2024 with show ‘Doppleginger’. The tour kicks off in Southend in February and will finish in Salford, April 2024.

The Milford Arts Council's Eastbound Theatre Presents THE MUSICAL COMEDY MURDERS OF 1940

The Milford Arts Council's Eastbound Theatre has announced their full season for 2023/2024. Discount season packages are available through the end of the first production on September 30th. 

Kansas City Repertory Theatre Reveals Cast For CYRANO DE BERGERAC

Kansas City Repertory Theatre kicks off its 60th Anniversary Season with the timeless classic Cyrano de Bergerac. Get all the details on the cast and performance dates here.

EDINBURGH 2023: Pick of the Programme - Limited Runs

BWW reviewer Natalie O'Donoghue selects her top picks of shows with limited runs at the 2023 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

EDINBURGH 2023: Pick of the Programme - Work In Progress

BWW reviewer Natalie O'Donoghue shares her top tips of work-in-progress comedy shows to see at this year's festival.

Thousands Flock To Warrington For The Return Of GRASSROOTS MUSIC FEST

Warrington Music Festival's return has been hailed a huge success after thousands of people joined together in the town centre for the vibrant all-day event.

Review: THE MUSICAL COMEDY MURDERS OF 1940 at The Candlelight Theatre

The Candlelight Dinner Theatre, the only dinner theater in Delaware, offers a topsy-turvy murder mystery to go along with your dinner & drinks.

Drop Dead Comedy Thriller THE MUSICAL COMEDY MURDERS OF 1940 Continues Through May 14 At City Theatre

Two more weekends! City Theatre continues the 2023 Season with The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940. May 4 - 14 at Genesis Fellowship Hall.

The City Theatre Austin Present THE MUSICAL COMEDY MURDERS OF 1940, April 28 - May 14

Mystery, murder, and mayhem is the entertainment choice of the spring theatre season! And this time it's complete with Nazi saboteurs, secret passageways, flickering lights, and well, the blizzard of the century.

Trafalgar Entertainment Acquires The Pavilion Theatre In Glasgow

Leading global live entertainment company – Trafalgar Entertainment (TE) – has acquired its first Scottish venue – The Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow.

Roundhouse Launches First Ever Comedy Festival For 2023

The Roundhouse in association with leading live comedy production company Berk's Nest have announced the initial slate of 2023 programming for the first ever Roundhouse Comedy Festival.

Emmanuel Sonubi Adds Extra Date at Leicester Square Theatre On His Debut Tour With Emancipated

Dave's Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer nominee Emmanuel Sonubi has added an extra date to his debut tour. Due to demand, Emmanuel will now perform his award nominated show Emancipated at Leicester Square Theatre on 27th May.

Sir Ian McKellen and John Bishop Awarded Seats in the Wolverhampton Grand Theatre Auditorium

Sir Ian McKellen and John Bishop have been presented with seat plaques in Wolverhampton Grand Theatre's auditorium following a triumphant run of the pantomime, Mother Goose, which played from 22 – 26 February 2023 - securing their place in the Grand Theatre history books.


The award-winning Blue Badge Bunch is coming to VAULT Festival on Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th March, 2.50pm; the interactive kids game show offering audiences the experience of what it is like to have different disabilities through interactive games.

Comedian Ignacio Lopez Announces Extra Tour Dates

Following his Live at the Apollo debut, Spanish/Welsh comedian Ignacio Lopez announced his biggest UK tour to date. Due to phenomenal demand, extra dates have been added in Newport, London and Bridgewater.

Acclaimed Comedy Magician Pete Firman Is Back On Tour With New Show TRIKTOK

Award winning comedy magician Pete Firman will be taking his 'Triks' back on the road this Autumn with his brand-new show 'TrikTok', opening in Crawley on the 1st September 2023 and concluding on the 17th February 2024 in Rotherham.

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Becomes Fastest Selling Play To Date in Any Ambassador Theatre Group Venue

Following unprecedented demand, tickets for all existing performances of Streetcar have now sold out for the run at the Phoenix Theatre from 20 March to 29 April 2023.

Giffords Circus' LES ENFANTS DU PARADIS to Tour the UK Beginning April 2023

Giffords Circus has revealed the name of it’s 2023 show: Les Enfants du Paradis will take inspiration from French Romanticism in the mid-19th Century.

MOTHER GOOSE Starring Ian McKellen and John Bishop Announces Additional Venues For UK and Ireland Tour

The smash-hit production of MOTHER GOOSE starring Ian McKellen and John Bishop, will also visit Leicester, Salford and Bristol as part of their UK and Ireland tour.


John Bishop has written 2 shows including The Trip Back Down (Playwright), The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940 (Playwright).

John Bishop has been nominated for the Outstanding New Play category at the Helen Hayes Awards for his work on the show Elmer Gantry.

John Bishop's next show will be Mother Goose - Duke of York's Theatre which opens on 12/15/2022 on West End.

John Bishop has not appeared on Broadway.

John Bishop has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

John Bishop's first West End show was Mother Goose - Duke of York's Theatre which opened in 2022

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