Jeremy Corbyn to spend an hour in conversation with John Bishop

John Bishop: In Conversation With… is to add an extra episode to its UKTV series three line up as John sits down with Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn.

“It’s very exciting to have the opportunity to interview someone who has had such a profound impact on the political landscape of this country, without actually being in power.” – John Bishop

UKTV’s entertainment channel W has enjoyed critically-acclaimed success with the UKTV Original series John Bishop: In Conversation With…, now in its third series. John has led compelling one-on-one conversations with some of the biggest names in entertainment, sport and music, most recently including Dame Joan Collins, John Cleese and Melanie C.

Produced by Lola Entertainment and distributed by BBC Worldwide, the latest series of John Bishop: In Conversation With… is up 43% on slot. Series one launched with the single highest TX on the channel last year pulling in an impressive 607k. The first ever episode, featuring James Corden, saw over 1.6million individuals enjoy John’s intimate conversation with the star.

John Bishop continues to impress with his incredible talent for candid and revealing conversations, inviting his guests – David Walliams, Katie Price, Jimmy Carr, Nadiya Hussain, Professor Brian Cox, Samantha Womack and Craig Charles – to open up and reveal the individual behind the public persona.

W continues to invest in brand new UKTV Original content and John Bishop: In Conversation With Jeremy Corbyn joins returning original series Dr Christian Will See You Now and Inside The Ambulance this Winter. W also recently announced brand new UKTV Original The Wave fronted by Rylan Clark-Neal and Olympic open water swimmer Keri-Anne Payne, which will air early 2018.

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