The Kevin Bishop Show, 2008
Kevin Bishop started his career in cult kids TV series Grange Hill, aged just 16. He became a regular face popping up in film and TV for twelve years before finally appearing in his own show.
Initially Bishop had appeared in a sketch show as part of Channel 4’s Comedy Showcase. The fast paced sketch show became a pilot for a full series after catching on because of it’s incredible pace the show ran 42 sketches in 23 minutes broadcast over a 30 minute, including ads, slot.
The Kevin Bishop Show ran for 2 series of 6 episodes each between 2008 and 2009. It was nominated for a British Comedy award in 2008 for Best New Comedy.
Fast-paced sketch show featuring Kevin Bishop’s talents for impressions, the show includes celebrity mimicry, archive footage gags, parodies, spoof adverts and one-off skits.
The show is perhaps most notable for delivering sketches at a very quick rate – each episode featured at least 20 unique sketches.
Channel: Channel 4
Written By: Kevin Bishop and various
Original Transmission Dates: 25th July 2008 – 4th September 2009