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28 January 2021

John guesting on Lorraine

John will be a guest on Lorraine on Friday, 29 January 2021 to chat about all things Dancing On Ice. The show airs at 9.00am on ITV and STV.

1 January 2021

Captain Jack is Back!

Captain Jack is back, saving the Doctor and the world from the Daleks! The festive return of our swashbuckling hero is on BBC1 at 6.45pm, New Year's Day and afterwards on BBC iPlayer, and on BBC America at 8.00pm (ET). Don't miss it!

18 December 2020

Cocktail Caroling with John!

Book now for an intimate cocktail caroling virtual event, featuring John singing live, with friend and musical director, David Caddick, on the piano. John's Mom, Dad and husband Scott will also be there to join in the fun!

This event will be held on Wednesday, 23 December from 2.00pm-2.45pm PST (5.00pm EST, 10.00pm GMT).

17 December 2020

JB TV - The One Show

John popped into The One Show studio to chat from his home in the US. You can watch past episodes on the BBC website at:

30 October 2020

JB TV: Shopping with Keith Lemon

Here's something to make us smile! John joins Keith Lemon to chat about all things shopping and lots more. Tune into ITV2 on Sunday, 1 November at 10.00pm for some fabulous and fun conversation.

Visit the show website for more information:

6 Sep 2020

JB Virtual Convention

Following his show-stopping virtual appearance at the regional Armageddon Expos earlier this year, John will beam into the Auckland Armageddon Expo on 24 October to interact with fans and present his uniquely fabulous panel! The time of the panel will be confirmed nearer the time.

More information at:

27 Aug 2020

JB TV: QIXL

If you enjoyed John's appearance on the off-the-wall quiz, QI, tune into BBC2 at 9.00pm on Saturday, 29 August to watch the extended version, QIXL. The theme is "Rude" and there will be shuttlecocks and Daleks!

22 Aug 2020

JB at GalaxyCon Live

Join John for a free live-stream Q&A, hosted by GalaxyCon Live! He will be online at 2.00pm ET (11.00am PT, 7.00pm UK) on Saturday, 12 September.

Register for free at:

Personalised autographs are also available for purchase. GalaxyCon offer both US and international shipping.

23 Oct 2019
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22 Aug 2020

Stages 2021

Update 22 August 2020: Floating Festivals, the organisers of Stages 2021, have now been placed into Administration. Ticket holders who booked by credit or debit card should contact their card providers in the first instance to enquire about a refund.

Contact details for the Administrators can be found at:

Update 15 August 2020: Sadly, the Stages 2021 Musical Theatre Festival at Sea has now been cancelled due to contractual issues. Ticket holders will be contacted by the company about the refund process.

Original post: John will be headlining the Stages 2020 Musical Theatre Festival at Sea, sailing out of Southampton UK on 27 September 2020 on the Royal Caribbean Line's "Anthem of the Seas". The wonderful cast of musical theatre stars on the five-day trip also includes Lea Salonga, Ramin Karimloo, Bonnie Langford and John Owen-Jones.

As well as amazing musical performances, there will be a full programme of events and workshops, all included in the cost.

Check out West End Wilma's interview with John and some of the other stars:

John as Drew in Holby City

6 Mar 2020
Updated 29 July 2020

JB TV - Holby City

John is thrilled to be appearing on the iconic BBC One medical drama, Holby City. He said:

"Super excited to introduce you to someone new. His name is Drew, he's a Surgeon, he's Scottish and will be on your screens this Spring. Is he good or bad?? You will want to tune in to find out. Oh yeah he also drives a fabulous car!"

Holby City is on BBC One on Tuesdays. Don't miss it! The BBC have released their official spring trailer:

Article in the Metro:

And in Radio Times:

Update 22 July: The BBC have confirmed that Drew Nicholson-Heath arrives in his Bentley at Holby City on Tuesday, 28 July. Tune into BBC 1 at 8.30pm! Watch the new trailer at:

Update 29 July: Check out John's behind-the-scenes video from the filming of Holby City:

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23 Jul 2020

A MAD Drag Night

Join John and a host of stars as they help celebrate five glorious years of A MAD Drag Night, in support of the Make A Difference Trust.

The show will be streamed live on You Tube at 6.30pm (UK time) on Sunday, 26 July.

22 Jul 2020

JB TV - The One Show and Lorraine

John has a couple of interview appearances coming up on UK TV. On Friday, 24 July, he'll be virtually visiting the The One Show hosts. Tune into BBC One at 7.00pm.

Then on Tuesday morning, at 9.00am, John will chat to Lorraine on her show on ITV.

John as Drew in Holby City

6 Mar 2020
Updated 22 July 2020

JB TV - Holby City

John is thrilled to be appearing on the iconic BBC One medical drama, Holby City. He said:

"Super excited to introduce you to someone new. His name is Drew, he's a Surgeon, he's Scottish and will be on your screens this Spring. Is he good or bad?? You will want to tune in to find out. Oh yeah he also drives a fabulous car!"

Holby City is on BBC One on Tuesdays. Don't miss it! The BBC have released their official spring trailer:

Article in the Metro:

And in Radio Times:

Update 22 July: The BBC have confirmed that Drew Nicholson-Heath arrives in his Bentley at Holby City on Tuesday, 28 July. Tune into BBC 1 at 8.30pm! Watch the new trailer at:

29 May 2020
Updated 8 July 2020

JB Conventions - Virtually!

John will beam into the Armageddon Expo events in New Zealand in July and August for a virtual panel and to interact with fans. It might be virtual, but you can bet it will still be John's very special brand of FABULOUS!

John's panels will be as follows:
Christchurch - 1.00pm Saturday, 18 July
Tauranga - 1.00pm Saturday, 25 July
Wellington - 1.00pm Saturday, 1 August

More information from:

20 Dec 2019
Updated 8 July 2020

JB Convention: GalaxyCon Raleigh

Update 8 July: GalaxyCon has now been postponed to 10-13 December 2020. As this clashes with the start of panto season, John will be unable to attend. Please read the announcement at:

Original post: GalaxyCon Raleigh is a weekend festival of fandom and fun! Join John on 1-2 August 2020 at the Raleigh Convention Center for autographs, photo ops and the panel that people never forget!

Tickets (including a special reduced price offer available for a limited time only) are on sale now.

29 June 2020

JB TV: Good Morning Britain

John will be appearing virtually in the Good Morning Britain studios tomorrow, Tuesday, 30 June. Tune into ITV from 6.00am (BST), or catch up later on the ITV Hub.

27 June 2020

TRIC Summer Drinks

Join John and Lorraine Kelly (President of the Television and Radio Industry Club) for an hour of entertainment and fun at 5.00pm (UK time) on Thursday, 2 July. During the hour, there will be a chance for the audience to ask questions and the new President of TRIC will be announced. Bring a cocktail!

Register for this free event at:

25 June 2020

JB TV: Loose Women

John and Scott will be chatting to the Loose Women panel on Friday, 26 June. Tune into ITV from 12.30pm (BST), on ITV+1 from 1.30pm or later on the ITV Hub.

10 June 2020

JB Virtual Panel

Join John for an hour-long panel as part of the newly-launched FanExpo Virtual Experiences series. He will go online at 6.00pm EDT on Friday, 26 June with stories and to answer fans' questions. All the fun of John's famously fabulous panels from the comfort of your own sofa!

The event is free but you will need a ticket, so visit the link below to book your place and to read more about how the livestream will work.

5 June 2020

JB interview with Gaby Roslin

John will be chatting to Gaby Roslin via the Hello! Magazine Instagram Live on Friday, 5 June, at 6.00pm (BST). In the US that will be 10.00am PST, 12.00 CST, and 1.00pm EST.

Watch the interview at:

2 June 2020

JB chats to Noel Clarke

Noel Clarke (Mickey Smith in Doctor Who and now an acclaimed film-maker and director) recently chatted to John for his Instagram series, "Career Chronicles". The interview will be released on Noel's Instagram on Wednesday, 3 June, at 7.30pm (UK time).

Watch the interview at:

20 Nov 2019
Update: 1 June 2020

JB Convention: FedCon 29, Bonn

Update 1 June: FedCon 29 has been postponed and will now be held on 9-11 October. It is currently anticipated that John will be able to attend on the revised dates. More information at the FedCon website, link below.

Original post: John is off to Germany in May 2020 for one of their biggest conventions - FedCon. The event will be held at the Maritim Hotel in Bonn from 29-31 May. For a great line-up, plenty of signings, photo ops and, of course, the unique experience that is the Barrow-panel, book now!

Tickets are on sale from:

28 May 2020

JB TV: QI

The new series of QI starts tonight on BBC2. John filmed a guest appearance a while ago and that episode airs tonight, Thursday, 28 May, at 9.00pm. Tune in - it's sure to be fabulous and "Quite Interesting!"

7 May 2020

John chats to Stephen Amell

Stephen Amell (Arrow) talked to John via video recently on the theme, "How'd You Do It?" From his first commercial shoot back in high school, to working with Stephen on the set of Arrow, and everything in between, this fabulously entertaining interview covers John's entire career. Check it out at:

1 May 2020

Interview with Joe McElderry

If you missed John's chat to Joe McElderry yesterday, or would like to listen again, the interview is now available on Joe's Facebook page:

18 Apr 2020

Doctor Who Rewatch

John will be joining David Tennant, Catherine Tate, Freema Agyeman, Russell T Davies and Graeme Harper for a global rewatch of the Doctor Who two-parter, The Stolen Earth/Journey's End on Sunday, 19 April. Everyone will hit "play" on the first episode at 7.00pm in the UK (11.00am PT/2.00pm ET) with the second episode starting at 8.00pm BST/12 noon PT/3.00pm ET.

Follow John on Twitter (@johnbarrowman) and the whole cast via the event hashtag #SubwaveNetwork. John will also be commenting live on his Instagram (@johnscotbarrowman).

16 Apr 2020

JB TV: Celebrity Juice

We could all do with a good laugh at the moment, so tune into ITV2 tonight, Thursday, 16 April at 10.00pm for a dose of Celebrity Juice. John joined the panel for a crazy hour of fun! (Filmed earlier this year.)

12 Apr 2020

Global Torchwood Rewatch

Following the success of the global watch-along of the first series episode of Torchwood, "Captain Jack Harkness", Radio Times are hosting a second event. The episode this time is the series 2, episode 1 story, "Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang". Cue up your DVDs, or download the episode from BBC iPlayer or other streaming services, and join John in this worldwide celebration of Torchwood on Friday, 17 April at 8.00pm (UK time). In the US, that's 12.00 noon PT, 3.00pm ET.

John will be providing commentary on Twitter (@johnbarrowman) and Instagram Live (@johnscotbarrowman) and, after the episode, he'll be answering questions on the Radio Times You Tube channel. More info:

10 Apr 2020

Greenwich Music Time - Cancelled

Sadly, the Greenwich Music Time concert on 7 July at the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, has been cancelled due to the current coronavirus situation.

All tickets will be refunded by ticket agents. For more information, please see the Greenwich Music Time website.

1 Apr 2020

Torchwood Rewatch

Cue up the DVD player, or download from BBC iPlayer! Tomorrow, Thursday, 2 April at 8.00pm (UK time) fans around the world are invited to join John in rewatching the fan-favourite episode from Season 1 of Torchwood, "Captain Jack Harkness". Check your local timezone, but this should be at 12.00pm PT and 3.00pm ET for US viewers.

John will be commenting along on Twitter (@johnbarrowman) and Instagram (@johnscotbarrowman) and after the episode, Radio Times will host an interview and Q&A session with John. Come and join the fun!

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28 Feb 2020
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17 Mar 2020

Armageddon Expo - Event postponed

Update: 17 March 2020 Armageddon Expo, scheduled to take place at the Wellington Sky Stadium on 10-12 April, has been postponed to August. All event tickets will be refunded. Guest appearances for the rescheduled Expo will be confirmed nearer the time. For more information and updates, visit:

16 Mar 2020

JB TV - All Round To Mrs Brown's

Tune into BBC1 on Saturday, 21 March at 9.15pm for the new series of chat show All Round To Mrs Brown's. John and his parents, Marion and John Senior, join "Mrs Brown" and reveal some family secrets! Check out a clip from the show at:

6 Mar 2020

JB Radio

John had a great time chatting to Zoe Ball on her BBC Radio 2 show this morning. The interview is available on catch-up:

On Sunday, 8 March, he'll be with Laura Whitmore on her show on BBC Radio 5 Live, on air from 10.00am. Listen online at:

7 Feb 2020
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28 Feb

JB x Dobell

John has announced that he's launching a men's clothing range in collaboration with British designers, Dobell. Combining red carpet style with British Design, the "JB x Dobell" collection has been designed to make exclusive fashion achievable for everyone. The countdown to the launch has officially started!

Follow Dobell on Instagram (@dobellclothing) for some great competitions

Update 28 Feb: Due to public demand, John and Dobell are delighted to announce the addition of a capsule collection of women's jackets and blazers to the JB x Dobell clothing range. More information on both ranges at:

25 Feb 2020

JB TV

Two TV shows to look out for! John will be a guest on Celebrity Juice (ITV2) and QI (BBC2). Celebrity Juice will be recorded on Wednesday, 4 March, with QI recorded on Thursday, 5 March (afternoon recording). If you'd like to apply to be in the studio audience for these shows, visit the Applause Store website:

14 Feb 2020

JB TV

John will be hoping for "food heaven" and not "food hell" on Saturday Kitchen tomorrow, Saturday, 15 February at 10.00am on BBC1. Tune in to find out which foods he loves and which he hates!

He will also be chatting to Lorraine on her show on Monday, 17 February about DOI and his exciting new clothing range, JBxDobell. Join them on the sofa from 9.00am on ITV.

9 Feb 2020

BBC Radio London

John will be a guest on Gaby Roslin's radio show today, 9 February, to chat about all things Dancing on Ice. Tune into BBC Radio London from 3.00pm.

26 Jan 2020

JB TV: Captain Jack's back!

Just what The Doctor (and fans around the world) ordered! Captain Jack made a surprise return to Doctor Who in the episode "Fugitive of the Judoon" which aired in the UK on Sunday, 26 January.

John spoke to Radio Times about the massive secrecy surrounding Jack's return and how he covered up his time in Cardiff for filming!

17 Dec 2019

JB Convention: Winnipeg ComicCon

Winnipeg ComicCon will be welcoming John on 31 October-1 November for a great weekend of convention fun (and maybe some Halloween spookiness!) at the RBC Convention Centre. Get your tickets and plan your visit with signings, photo ops and a unique Barrowman panel experience.

Tickets and event details available from:

10 Dec 2019

JB Concert - Greenwich Music Time

John will be headlining one of six open-air concerts taking place as part of the Greenwich Music Time Festival in the stunning setting of The Old Royal Naval College, London. With a backdrop of the London city skyline and the Thames, this is set to be a very special event. John will star alongside Lea Salonga on Tuesday, 7 July 2020.

Peter Taylor, Director of Cuffe & Taylor, said: "We're delighted to announce our first headliners and what a line-up! This is an event like no other and there is truly something for everyone. We love seeing the crowd's reaction to these shows, soaking up the atmosphere with incredible live music in a stunning setting. Greenwich Music Time is a very special series of concerts, and we can't wait to bring them back for 2020."

Tickets will be on sale from 9.00am on Friday, 13 December.

1 Dec 2019

JB returning to Dancing on Ice

John competed in the first series of Dancing on Ice and will be back on the show for its 2020 season. But this time around he'll be leaving his skates in the locker as he'll be on the judging panel!

John will join Jayne Torvill, Christopher Dean and Ashley Banjo as part of the "ice panel", commenting on and scoring the celebrity skaters as they learn their new skill.

Check out John's video on his Facebook page:

If you'd like to be in the studio audience, you can pre-register to be notified when applications can be submitted:

Update 12 December: ITV have confirmed that the new series of Dancing on Ice will launch on Sunday, 5 January (ITV and STV). A one-off special, Dancing on Ice at Christmas, goes out at 7.00pm on Sunday, 22 December.