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Michael McIntyre's Big Show

Michael McIntyre's Big Show

  • TV variety
  • BBC One
  • 2015 - 2024
  • 41 episodes (7 series)

Variety show hosted by Michael McIntyre.

  • Due to return for Series 8
  • Series 1, Episode 1 repeated Wednesday at 12:55am on Comedy Central
  • JustWatch Streaming rank this week: 1,397

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Series 1, Episode 4

Michael McIntyre's Big Show. Michael McIntyre
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.

Preview clips


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

Broadcast details

Saturday 7th May 2016
55 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 6th January 2021 11:00am Comedy Central
Thursday 7th January 2021 12:00am Comedy Central
Thursday 7th January 2021 10:00am Comedy Central
Friday 16th July 2021 11:05pm CC Extra
Friday 17th September 2021 12:00am Comedy Central
Thursday 7th April 2022 9:00pm Comedy Central
Wednesday 27th September 2023 3:25am Comedy Central
Wednesday 27th September 2023 9:00pm Comedy Central
Friday 29th September 2023 9:00pm CC Extra
Saturday 30th September 2023 4:30am CC Extra
Thursday 28th December 2023 10:00am Comedy Central
Friday 29th December 2023 6:00am CC Extra
Sunday 25th February 2024 1:00pm CC Extra
Sunday 25th February 2024 4:00pm CC Extra
Monday 26th February 2024 6:00am CC Extra

Cast & crew

Michael McIntyre Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Bruno Tonioli Guest
Rob Beckett Guest
Shannon Taiwo Self
Olly Alexander (as Years & Years) Musical Performer
Mikey Goldsworthy (as Years & Years) Musical Performer
Emre Türkmen (as Years & Years) Musical Performer
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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