Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday 1 October 2014

John Bishop reveals audition gaffe

John Bishop revealed he failed to get a part in Mount Pleasant

John Bishop had an awkward moment when he had to interview the cast of a new show which he had tried and failed to get a part in.

The comedian hosted a Sky 1HD season launch and interviewed the cast of Mount Pleasant, and its writer Sarah Hooper.

He then revealed to the crowd: "What people don't know is I went for a part in it and I didn't get it. Now I've got to say well done to you all."

Sarah replied: "You shouldn't have said we were like the Loose Women."

Looking embarrassed, John said he had made the joke after walking into the audition to see four women sitting at a long table.

He added: "We had to pretend I hadn't said anything. I had to read the lines and I could just see them saying 'you can f*** off'."

The part John had auditioned for went in the end to The Street actor Daniel Ryan.

The show, which begins next month, also stars Sally Lindsay and Sian Reeves.

Nightlife Galleries

More

Latest Entertainment News

Latest Music News

Latest Film & TV News

Latest Eating Out News

Horoscopes

Your Horoscopes by Russell Grant

Libra:

Sorting out and organising your surroundings should be your first priority. As a general rule, you don't mind an untidy workspace. As far as you're concerned, messiness is a sign of genius. There comes a point when even the most talented person has to make order from chaos. It may take a few hours to sort through all the papers that have accumulated, but take heart. Once you dispose the junk, you'll be able to zip through chores like a hot knife through butter.More