John Bishop Changed Career at 40 and Became a Top Ten Grossing Comedian

A midlife career change can be a daunting prospect, but going into comedy?

Malky McEwan
Crow’s Feet
Published in
6 min readJan 7, 2022


John Bishop stopped selling drugs and launched himself into a new career. It was an enormous change. He didn’t know what he was going to earn; he didn’t know where it would take him, but it felt right.



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