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Michael McIntyre's Big Show

BBC One variety show hosted by Michael McIntyre. 27 episodes (4 series), 2015 - 2019. Stars Michael McIntyre and Donna Preston.

Another series is in development.
Series 3, Episode 3 is repeated on Comedy Central tomorrow at 9pm.
Recording at London Palladium. Tickets

Michael McIntyre's Big Show. Image shows from L to R: Michael McIntyre, Unknown.

Series 1, Episode 4

Strictly Come Dancing judge Bruno Tonioli plays Michael's favourite game 'Send To All', which sees Michael sending a text to Bruno's phone book. This week's Unexpected Star is a handyman, who gets the shock of his life when his ambition is realised. There is also music from Years and Years, comedy from Rob Beckett and an astonishing acrobatic performance from one of Cirque du Soleil.


This episode featured a performance from Amaluna by Cirque du Soleil, featuring 'Romeo'.

Broadcast details

Saturday 7th May 2016
55 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Michael McIntyre Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Bruno Tonioli Guest
Rob Beckett Guest
Olly Alexander (as Years & Years) Guest
Mikey Goldsworthy (as Years & Years) Guest
Emre Türkmen (as Years & Years) Guest
Shannon Taiwo Self
Writing team
Henry Paker Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Chris Howe Director
Christian Fletcher Series Producer
Ed Daggett Producer
Sonal Patel Producer
Dan Baldwin Executive Producer
Rachel Ashdown Executive Producer
Claire Horton Executive Producer
Claire Nash Edit Producer
Clara Marshall Edit Producer
Steve Andrews Editor
Jamie Shemeld Editor
Bex Murray Editor
Dominic Tolfts Production Designer
Paul Farrer Composer


Send To All with Bruno Toniolli

Bruno Toniolli bravely gives Michael full control of his phone and he sends a very embarrassing text to his contacts.

Featuring: Michael McIntyre, Bruno Tonioli.

Unexpected Star: Shannon the Handyman

Handyman Shannon turned up to do a removals job and ended up making his West End stage debut with a performance of a musical theatre classic.

Featuring: Michael McIntyre, Shannon Taiwo.


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