2entertain Announce the Release of the Debut DVD From John BishopBy 2entertain, PRNE
Monday, November 15, 2010
LONDON, November 16, 2010 - 2entertain has announced that following his sell out UK tour, multi
award-winning stand up comedian and star of his own BBC One series, John
Bishop, will be releasing his debut DVD. Filmed at the Liverpool Empire, John
Bishop Live sees the comedian performing the Edinburgh Comedy Award nominated
show: Elvis has Left the Building.
John gave up his normal nine-to-five job in hope of pursuing a comic
career, and found inspiration for his debut comedy (
shows in the form of his teenage sons.The result is his new DVD, packed with
analysis of their blasé attitude to his chosen career, the changes that occur
once your eldest son is big enough to size up to his Dad, as well as
reflections on the peculiarities of 21st century family life.
As well as being able to re-live the live experience of John Bishop's
stand-up - or experience it for the first time - John Bishop Live
) on DVD and Blu-ray contains with exclusive extras which include: Porthcawl
Elvis Festival Documentary, John Bishop
) and Liverpool FC; behind-the-scenes of John's live show and 42 years of
John vs. Elvis
John was back on the road with his new show Sunshine in October and stars
in Ken Loach's new feature film Route Irish. John Bishop's Britain also aired
on BBC One earlier in the year.
Other recent TV appearances include: Live at the Apollo (BBC One) - which
achieved 7 million viewers: the show's highest ever viewing figures, Have I
Got News for You? (BBC One), A League of their Own (Sky One), Friday Night
with Jonathan Ross (BBC One), Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow (BBC One), 8
out of 10 Cats (Channel 4), Mock The Week (BBC Two) and Skins (E4).
The new John Bishop DVD (
) will be available on DVD, Blu-ray and on iTunes from 15th November 2010.
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2 entertain is the largest UK-owned publisher of DVD and digital content
exploiting TV content globally through DVD, Blu-ray and through digital
formats including downloads and apps. 2 entertain includes Demon Music Group,
the UK's largest independent record company which produces CD, Music DVDs and
digital downloads. In 2009/10 2 entertain returned profits of GBP38.2m.
2 entertain is a wholly owned subsidiary of BBC Worldwide, the main
commercial arm of the BBC. The company exists to maximise the value of the
BBC's assets for the benefit of the licence fee payer and invests in public
service programming in return for rights. 2 entertain is part of BBC
Worldwide's Home Entertainment division, one of the company's six core
For more information please contact: Flick Morris The PR Office 720 Highgate Studios 53-79 Highgate Road London NW5 1TL +44(0)207-284-6969 www.2entertain.co.uk
For more information please contact: Flick Morris, The PR Office, 720 Highgate Studios, 53-79 Highgate Road, London, NW5 1TL, +44(0)207-284-6969.
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