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James Blood: Apocalypse Soon
James Campbell's Comedy 4 Kids [2007 Fringe]
James Dowdeswell: Wine
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Janey Godley: Tell It Like It Is
Janey Godley's Chat Show
Janice Phayre: With Occasional Showers
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Jarred Christmas: The Hero Show
Jason Byrne: Shy Pigs With Wigs Hidden In Twigs
Jason Byrne’s Telly Idea, Which May Also Work On The Radio…Show
Jason Cook: My Confessions
Jason John Whitehead: Pretending To Be Retarded is Impolite.. and other revelations
Jason Kavan: According To Jason - Chapter 1
Jay Foreman: 20 Songs for Free
Jay Sodagar: Confessions Of A Logical Mind 2 - Now I Have A Headache
Jeff and Nicko: Amateur Pro-Celebrity Karaoke
Jeremy Boutsakis: Thought Leader - A Conference For Sole Traders
Jeremy Engler: From James Bond to Alexander
Jerry Sadowitz: Comedian, Magician, Psychopath
Jessica Delfino: Songs About Vaginas
Jesus: The Guantanamo Years 
Jim Bowen: You Can't Beat a Bit of Bully 
Jim Bowes: Complaining
Jim Jeffries: 30
Jimmy Carr: Repeat Offender
Jimmy Tingle For President
Jimmy Tingle's American Dream
Jo Caulfield Goes To Hell
Jo Coffey: My Dad's Caravan is Rubbish
Joanna Neary's Little Moments
Jody Kamali: Backpacker
John Bishop: Stick Your Job Up Your Arse
John Gordillo: Free
John Hegley: Letters To An Earwig
Johnny Forgeigner Comedy Show
Johnny Miller presents ... Mike Gilhooly & Rich Luke
Johnson and Boswell: Late But Live
Jokes, Stories And A Different Guest Every Night
Jon Richardson: Spatula Pad
Jonathan Kay: An Audience with Jonathan Kay - Fool!
Josie Long: Trying Is Good
Jude Simpson's Growing Up Games
Juliet Meyers: Meyerspace
Just A Minute [Fringe 2007]
Just So Ever Slightly
Justin Moorhouse: Who's The Daddy
John Bishop: Stick Your Job Up Your Arse
Would you leave a successful career to try and make people laugh for a living? John did.
Until this year he worked in a lucrative Marketing job during the day and spent his nights moonlighting in the world of comedy. Now he has finally taken that long-awaited leap of faith, handed in his notice and become a full-time stand-up.
And let’s face it, if John won so many awards when comedy was just a hobby, he’s going to be unstoppable now he has to be funny to feed the kids.
John Bishop used to have a high-flying marketing job with a pharmaceutical company, earning him a good salary, a stable family life and a yeti-sized carbon footprint as he jetted around the world selling drugs that stopped the body rejecting organs.
Then he discovered stand-up… and, well, life’s no longer what it used to be.
This simple tale isn’t an obvious candidate for a full-length show, at least not when you’re competing for attention against hundreds of other Fringe comedians, almost all of whom would have jacked in some job or another to pursue the dream, even if it wasn’t such a successful career.
But that’s to underestimate Bishop’s skill as a storyteller. You can see why he did so well in sales, as he’s instantly likeable, a natural charmer and makes effortlessly easy connections with people – and that includes audiences.
He hangs various oblique anecdotes onto this autobiographical narrative, often very slight incidents but engagingly told. Being upgraded to first class on a transatlantic flight, for instance, or simply getting envious of a guy in a sports car, with pneumatic blonde passenger, and thinking: ‘You stole my life…’
This show is as much about his relationship with his family as it is about his relationship with comedy, and the two are inextricably intertwined. His settled life of cosy domesticity with his three small children was torn apart when his wife sought a separation – and it was only then that Bishop fell, accidentally, into stand-up. It proved a Damascene moment.
His story is well-constructed, satisfyingly complete and remarkably focussed for a comic who often has a tendency to meander. Yet while Bishop is always enjoyable company, the show in many ways still seems under-powered, perhaps because of the relative simplicity of his tale of epiphany or perhaps because strong punchlines only come along once in while.
Reviewed by: Steve Bennett
Saw this show in Bath, with a very atypical comedy audience. John coped well and seemed to win over almost all of the crowd. Warm and funny, very enjoyable.
One of the best comedians I have seen in last 10 years. I go to a comedy gig about once a month and I have been to edinburgh three times in last five years. He is like sitting in the pub or having a cup of tea with a mate and is just hilarious. This was the fourth time I saw him and he was on top form.
I saw the preview. The guy was likeable , and funny. I laughed for most of the hour. At the end I didn't like it. I still don't know what that means.
A fantastic show. John creates a great atmosphere, where you're all just mates sat around having a laugh. It's an hilarious feelgood show that takes a refreshingly uncynical look at life, and is a perfect wind-down after a long day.
Just seen Stick Your Job Up Your Arse in Edinburgh.John Bishop comes across as a really nice bloke, his assumption (like many other comedians)that his fairly unremarkable life experiences are enough to sustain a 60 minute comedy show are misguided to say the least.It is a joke free hour and did not induce much laughter - none from me. Put some jokes in, they don't have to be true. As the great Billy Connolly said,when asked what he did for a living ,"I am a liar"
John is now a full time stand up, but there was a time when he juggled a high powered job, flying all over the world, with playing gigs all over the country. Find out how he came to discover comedy, and gradually decide to jack in the 9 to 5 grind and do what we all want to do – walk out the office door and never go back. This is a very funny show, and you'll probably leave feeling jealous of both his old jet setting job (flying business class has never sounded so strange!) and his new life as an excellent stand up. I did! Also features a short film of a dog on wheels – comedy gold. 5 stars/5
John Bishop: Going To Work Tour
John Bishop: The Sunshine Tour
John Bishop: Peddling Stories
John Bishop: Freefall
Daily Telegraph Open Mic Award Final
BBC Comedy Presents... [Manchester 2008]
Carlsberg Comedy Carnival 2009
Channel 4 Comedy Gala 2011
City Life Final Comedian Of The Year 2001
Teenage Cancer Trust benefit 2011
John Bishop: Cultural Ambassador
John Bishop: Elvis Has Left The Building
Stand Up For Freedom 
John Bishop: Sunshine