Tuesday 25 July 2017
Critically-acclaimed John Bishop: In Conversation With... welcomes another star-studded line-up for the third series of the hit W show. John's lined up some of the most coveted and candid conversations with a whole host of stars including, Hollywood icon Dame Joan Collins, Great British Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain comedy legend John Cleese, model and entrepreneur Katie Price and comedian Jimmy Carr.
Each week John sits down for an in-depth, open and inspiring one hour conversation with a well-known guest to talk poignant career moments and personal reflection. Also joining John this series are former Spice Girl Melanie C scientist and broadcaster Professor Brian Cox, comedian and author David Walliams actress Samantha Womack and actor Craig Charles.
John Bishop: In Conversation With... is produced by Lola Entertainment and distributed by BBC Worldwide. The new ten-part series will start on Thursday 14th September at 9pm on W.
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