John Joseph Bishop is a British comedian, presenter, actor, and former footballer. Bishop played for Hyde FC and Southport FC, and was known for having an aggressive style of play. His television debut came on The Panel. He subsequently appeared in the E4 teen drama Skins (seasons 3 and 4) and in the Ken Loach film Route Irish (2010), in addition to his own shows such as John Bishop's Britain (2010–2011), John Bishop's Only Joking (2013), and The John Bishop Show (2015). He will have a lead role as Dan in Series 13 of Doctor Who. Bishop had a regular Sunday slot on Liverpool radio station Radio City called Bishop's Sunday Service. He is also known for his charity work, having raised £4.2 million for Sport Relief 2012.