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.

Summary

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.

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Cast

Kevin Bishop
Jim Howick
Katie Males
Oliver Maltman
Karen Gillan
Sam Hazeldine

Details

Channel: Channel 4
Written By: Kevin Bishop and various
Original Transmission Dates: 25th July 2008 – 4th September 2009

 

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