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Ray Bradshaw: From council worker to playing arenas with John Bishop

Heard the one about the up-and-coming comic who lost all his regular income during Covid and is now playing the country's biggest arenas?. Ray Bradshaw took a job offering people employment advice when the pandemic struck - and he's certainly enjoying the last laugh. Last week he was performing gags...
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John Bishop says he joined Doctor Who “in the wrong year”

Doctor Who is going through some major changes over the course of the next year. Really feeling the brunt of that is John Bishop, who plays one of the two current companions to the Doctor (Jodie Whittaker). Since we are entering a new era of the series with Whittaker on her way out, it looks like Bishop is reflecting on the choice he made to join the series when he did.
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‘Stop lying to us’: John Bishop calls Boris Johnson a ‘p***k’ over No 10 parties

John Bishop has called Boris Johnson a “p***k” for breaking Covid-19 rules to attend a party at the height of lockdown.The prime minister is facing pressure to resign after apologising this week for going to an illegal gathering at No 10 in May 2020. Despite his apology, Johnson said that he had believed the party to be a work event.Further parties are also alleged to have taken place at Downing Street, including one the night before Prince Philip’s funeral.Presenting The John Bishop Show on Saturday (16 January) night, the comedian joked in his opening monologue that it was quite...

Former Vancouver pastor John Bishop set for early release from prison

Former Living Hope Church pastor John Bishop is scheduled to be released from federal custody today, two years before his prison term was set to end. Bishop, 58, built Living Hope Church into a large enterprise, but he was ousted in the fall of 2015 after allegations of moral indiscretions, including alcohol abuse and infidelity, came to light.

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Doctor Who: episode-by-episode Doctor Who recap: Flux chapter two – War of the Sontarans. The potato-headed aliens caused havoc as they tried to invade every era in Earth’s history. Cue much wisdom from Mary Seacole – and a wok-bearing scouser hoping to thwart them. Doctor Who: episode-by-episode Doctor Who recap:...

Doctor Who review, ‘The Halloween Apocalypse’: John Bishop is the shining light in a chaotic series 13 opener

Well, it’s finally here: the beginning of the end for Jodie Whittaker’s Doctor. The actor will be hanging up her sonic screwdriver at the end of 2022, but not before a victory lap consisting of a Doctor Who miniseries and three specials next year. The reins will then be handed over to returning showrunner Russell T Davies and his Time Lord of choice (for what it’s worth, my money’s on Russell Tovey). “Flux”, as the six-episode 13th series is subtitled, consists of one continuous storyline, a rarity in the Whoniverse. There’s a lot of ground to be laid in...

Doctor Who's John Bishop originally turned the role down for this reason

Doctor Who newcomer John Bishop was initially forced to reject the role of Dan Lewis because of prior commitments. Currently appearing opposite Jodie Whittaker and Mandip Gill in the cult sci-fi's 13th series of the reboot (39th overall), the Scouse comedian got chatting to Radio Times about how he came to be involved back in early 2020.

Doctor Who star John Bishop getting new ITV comedy show

Ahead of his stint on Doctor Who, John Bishop has been announced to front a brand new ITV comedy series. The John Bishop Show is set to run for six weeks on Saturday nights, where he will interview "the hottest names in film, TV, sport, music and more in front of a live studio audience".

Doctor Who star John Bishop reacts to Jodie Whittaker's departure

Doctor Who star John Bishop has admitted it's "weird" he will soon no longer be working with cast-mate Jodie Whittaker. It was recently announced by the BBC after months of speculation that both Jodie and Chris Chibnall will leave Doctor Who together after six episodes in the autumn and three specials in 2022.

Doctor Who's John Bishop in car crash avoiding 'big chicken'

Comedian John Bishop has revealed he was involved in a car crash when he swerved to avoid a "big chicken". The Doctor Who star, 54, said he was driving through Wales on his way to catch a ferry to Ireland when the crash happened. He shared photos on Instagram of...

John Bishop emerges unscathed from car crash caused by ‘big chicken’

John Bishop has revealed he was involved in a car crash caused by a “big chicken”, but managed to emerge from it unharmed.The comedian shared a video of him getting a lift from two police officers, as he told fans: “I’m in the back of a police car, but for good reasons. These lads are helping me out, you’ll see a picture later as to why.”John then shared photos of his Land Rover Discovery crashed into a motorway barrier, with the front bumper severely dented and the windscreen smashed on the passenger side.He wrote in the Instagram caption: “I...
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Doctor Who: Introducing John Bishop

A teaser at the end of Doctor Who festive special ‘Revolution of the Daleks‘ introduced the audience to John Bishop, freshly cast as new companion Dan and due to appear alongside Mandip Gill and Jodie Whittaker in the show’s upcoming 13th season. John Bishop is very well known in his...