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John Bishop's Britain

All Episodes 2012 - 2011

  • Ended
  • BBC One
  • 2010-07-24T08:00:00+01:00
  • 30 mins
  • 6 hours, 30 mins
  • English
  • Comedy
Liverpudlian comedian John Bishop presents viewers with a mix of stand-up, sketches and real-life stories from members of the Great British public.

15 episodes

Special 1 John Bishop's Big Year: Part 1

  • 2012-12-01T02:50:00+00:00 — 30 mins

John Bishop's Big Year sees John Bishop perform a structured stand-up comedy review of 2012. In front of a live studio audience, John uses his trademark humour to examine all the major talking points from the past 12 months. Using a mix of his own jokes, archive footage and some bespoke comedy sketches written and performed by sketch troupe Pappy's, John reminds the viewers of the highs and lows of 2012 before giving his unique take on each area. In this, the first of two episodes, John tackles possibly the biggest event of the year in the Olympics, as well as getting to grips with the economy.

Special 2 John Bishop's Big Year: Part 2

  • 1989-12-08T02:50:00+00:00 — 30 mins

The second and final instalment of John Bishop's comedy review of the big stories and events from 2012. Filmed in front of a live studio audience, John looks back over major talking points from the past year, in his trademark style. With a mixture of clips, sketches and of course John's own stand-up, viewers are reminded of the good, the bad and the funny from the last 12 months. In this episode John looks at the highs and lows of the royal family, from Prince Harry to the Queen's Jubilee, and he digs out some of the biggest success stories of the year.

1x01 Love and Marriage

  • Series Premiere

    2010-07-25T02:50:00+01:00 — 30 mins

Liverpudlian comedian John Bishop presents viewers with a mix of stand-up, sketches and real-life stories from members of the Great British public. Featuring James Corden discussing the topic of love and marriage.

1x02 Growing Up

  • 2010-08-01T02:50:00+01:00 — 30 mins

Liverpudlian comedian John Bishop introduces a mix of stand-up, sketches and real-life stories from members of the Great British public. Bill Oddie talks about his first kiss.

1x03 Sport

  • 2010-08-09T02:50:00+01:00 — 30 mins

Liverpudlian comedian John Bishop presents viewers with a mix of stand-up, sketches and real-life stories from members of the Great British public. Former Spice Girl Mel C talks about sport.

1x04 Jobs

  • 2010-08-15T02:50:00+01:00 — 30 mins

Liverpudlian comedian John Bishop presents viewers with a mix of stand-up, sketches and real-life stories from members of the Great British public, based around a particular topic that affects everyone in Britain. John is joined by James Corden, who talks about his first job.

1x05 Parenthood

  • 2010-08-22T02:50:00+01:00 — 30 mins

Liverpudlian comedian John Bishop presents viewers with a mix of stand-up, sketches and real-life stories from members of the Great British public, based around a particular topic that affects everyone in Britain. John is joined by former EastEnder Natalie Cassidy, who talks about parenthood.

1x06 Holidays

  • 2010-08-29T02:50:00+01:00 — 30 mins

Liverpudlian comedian John Bishop presents viewers with a mix of stand-up, sketches and real-life stories from members of the Great British public, based around a particular topic that affects everyone in Britain.

2x01 Music and Fashion

  • Season Premiere

    2011-07-31T02:50:00+01:00 — 30 mins

John Bishop returns for the second series of his comedy and entertainment show. Filmed in front of a live audience in Manchester, John presents viewers with a mix of stand-up and short sketches on universal themes. These are interspersed with real life stories and opinions from celebrities and the Great British public. John's guests in this first episode include cricketer Freddie Flintoff.

2x02 Food

  • 2011-08-07T02:50:00+01:00 — 30 mins

John Bishop hosts the comedy and entertainment show. Filmed in front of a live audience in Manchester, John presents viewers with a mix of stand-up and short sketches on universal themes. These are interspersed with real life stories and opinions from celebrities and the Great British public. John's guests in this episode include John Torode and Gregg Wallace, talking about food.

2x03 Hobbies

  • 2011-08-14T02:50:00+01:00 — 30 mins

John Bishop hosts the comedy and entertainment show. Filmed in front of a live audience in Manchester, John presents viewers with a mix of stand-up and short sketches on universal themes. These are interspersed with real life stories and opinions from celebrities and the Great British public. John's guests in this episode include cricketer Freddie Flintoff, talking about his hobbies.

2x04 Animals

  • 2011-08-21T02:50:00+01:00 — 30 mins

John Bishop hosts the comedy and entertainment show. Filmed in front of a live audience in Manchester, John presents viewers with a mix of stand-up and short sketches on universal themes. These are interspersed with real life stories and opinions from celebrities and the Great British public. John's guests in this episode include Ruth Langsford and Eamonn Holmes, talking about animals.

2x05 Friends

  • 2011-08-28T02:50:00+01:00 — 30 mins

Liverpudlian comedian John Bishop presents viewers with a mix of stand-up, sketches and real-life stories from members of the Great British public, based around a particular topic that affects everyone in Britain.

2x06 Being British

  • 2011-09-04T02:50:00+01:00 — 30 mins

John Bishop hosts the comedy and entertainment show. Filmed in front of a live audience in Manchester, John presents viewers with a mix of stand-up and short sketches on universal themes. These are interspersed with real life stories and opinions from celebrities and the Great British public. This episode includes Noddy Holder talking about being British.

2x07 Christmas Special

  • 2011-12-28T02:50:00+00:00 — 30 mins

John Bishop hosts a festive edition of the comedy and entertainment show. Filmed in front of a live audience in Manchester, John presents viewers with a mix of stand-up and short sketches on universal themes. These are interspersed with real life stories and opinions from celebrities and the Great British public. This special episode includes Noddy Holder talking about Christmas songs.

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