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Michael McIntyre's Big Show

BBC One variety show hosted by Michael McIntyre. 33 episodes (5 series), 2015 - 2019. Stars Michael McIntyre and Donna Preston.

Returns Saturday 23rd November at 8:10am. Episode Guide
Recording at London Palladium. Tickets

Michael McIntyre's Big Show. Image shows from L to R: Michael McIntyre, John Prescott. Copyright: Hungry McBear.

Series 2, Episode 5

The legend that is Sting sings a classic and his new single, plus there is comedy from Jack Whitehall and a very special performance from David Brent. Jamie Oliver plays celebrity Send To All where Michael sends a text of his choosing to Jamie's phone contacts. 'Unexpected Star' has a twist this week when two people from the same family get the surprise of their lifetimes.

Broadcast details

Saturday 17th December 2016
60 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Michael McIntyre Host / Presenter
    Guest cast
    Jamie Oliver Guest
    Gordon Sumner (as Sting) Guest
    Jack Whitehall Guest
    Ricky Gervais David Brent
    John Prescott Self
    Jeff Prescott Self
    Gemma Arrowsmith Ensemble Actor
    Richard Soames Ensemble Actor
    Writing team
    Henry Paker Writer (Additional Material)
    Production team
    Chris Howe Director
    Christian Fletcher Series Producer
    Ed Daggett Producer
    Carol Baffour-Awuah Producer
    Dan Baldwin Executive Producer
    Claire Horton Executive Producer
    Alan Tyler Executive Producer
    Claire Nash Edit Producer
    Clara Marshall Edit Producer
    David Sutton Edit Producer
    Ben Bacon Strand Producer
    Steve Andrews Editor
    Jamie Shemeld Editor
    George Winfield Editor
    Dominic Tolfts Production Designer
    Dave Davey Lighting Designer
    Paul Farrer Composer


    Singing with Sting

    Michael McIntyre fulfils a childhood dream of singing with his idol Sting.

    Featuring: Michael McIntyre, Sting.

    Send To All with Jamie Oliver

    Michael McIntyre writes a text on Jamie Oliver's phone and prepares to send it to all of his contacts.

    Featuring: Michael McIntyre, Jamie Oliver.

    Unexpected Stars John and Jeff

    Jeff thought he was setting his son up to be the Unexpected Star, but Michael McIntyre had other plans...

    Featuring: Michael McIntyre, Gemma Arrowsmith, Richard Soames, John Prescott, Jeff Prescott.


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