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Comedian John Bishop investigates his family history

Duration: 02:14

Comedian John Bishop was born in Liverpool. He worked as a sales director for a pharmaceutical company before deciding to reinvent himself as a stand-up comic - a step that changed his life.
John is curious to see how far back the family goes in terms of its relationship with Liverpool and to see if anybody in his family did anything like him, if anybody worked in showbusiness, or decided to change their career and move in a different direction as he did.

Available since: Mon 3 Dec 2012

This clip is from

Who Do You Think You Are? Series 9, John Bishop

10/10 John Bishop finds out what happened to his great great grandfather, a POW in the Crimea.

First broadcast: 06 Dec 2012

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