2004 City Life North West Comedian of The Year, John Warburton is an established stand-up comedian working throughout the circuit and is also an established comedy script writer.
Touched by fame from an early age, as a baby John was baptised by the father of celebrity idiot Timmy Mallett. Years later he would be taught biology by Fred Talbot - the weatherman from This Morning.
A trained journalist, John writes his own column for the Sunday Sport, with a readership of over a million every week.
John is currently working on a sitcom script, commissioned by BBC Comedy. He is also acting as the “punch-up man” on a voice over script for a BBC Three entertainment documentary.
"Shangri La" - Script optioned by BBC Comedy.
"Hounded" - Writer new comedy series for BBC 1 and CBBC.
"Scallywagga", lead writer for series 2 of BBC Three sketch show. Prod. Jon Mountague.
"Dragon's Den Online" - BBC 2 series - writer.
"My Family", storyline consultant on BBC1 series.
"No Sports Wear Allowed". Original sitcom, optioned by BBC, being
developed for BBC Three
"Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps", BBC Three sitcom – writer.
"Gigglebiz", new sketch show for CBeebies – Writer.
Lead writer on new sketch project with Baby Cow.
"King’s Park Hall", original sitcom being developed with Tiger Aspect.
"Just Like Heaven", 1 x 30 comedy series pilot script for Radio 4.
"The Majestics", developing sci-fi comedy pilot script for Radio 4.
"Tilt", BBC7 (2008) topical sketch show – writer.
"28 Acts In 28 Minutes", Radio 4 (2006) – writer and performer.
"The Unbroadcastable Radio Show", Radio 4 pilot. (2005) – writer and performer.
"Pier Groups", Radio 4 pilot. Broadcast. (2005) – writer.
"The Milk Run", Radio 1 sketch show (2004) – writer.
- Radio: Writer and Performer on the media satire sketch show 'The Unbroadcastable Radio Show', now being developed as a pilot for Radio Four.
- Film: 'Zemanovaload' (2005) alongside Ed Byrne and Ralf Little.
"A shining star, lightning quick and funny as f***. I nearly p*ssed my pants" - Shaun Ryder, Daily Sport
"Rock'n'roll and very, very funny" - Loaded magazine
"Maybe the new Peter Kay" - Agraman, the Buzz
"Cracking jokes non-stop... a comedian who is fast making a name for himself with his confidence, intelligence and wit." - Gordon Barr, Newcastle Evening Chronicle