John Bishop's Australia, his three part cycling extravaganza will shortly be aired on BBC One.

The show sees the comedian retracing the route of a mammoth bike journey he first made as a 25-year-old in 1992. 

Using his original diary from the 1992 road trip as a guidebook, John will be cycling routes from Sydney up the East Coast of Australia, towards Northern Queensland. 

“Retracing the steps of a journey which holds such amazing memories has been an incredible experience and a real privilege," says Bishop.

"I met some amazing people the first time round and I’m delighted to say I did it again, it’s the people and their stories that make Australia great. The scenery isn’t bad either.”