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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
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Series 4, Episode 1

Michael McIntyre's Big Show. Image shows from L to R: Christine Bleakley, Holly Willoughby, Nicole Appleton. Copyright: Hungry McBear
This week includes an amazing musical performance from Little Mix; Michael is in Merseyside for The Midnight Gameshow; This Morning presenter Holly Willoughby hands her phone over to Michael as she plays Send To All, and the return of Unexpected Star will see some of the most ambitious stunts to date.

Preview clips

Broadcast details

Saturday 17th November 2018
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 21st November 2018 11:15pm BBC1
Wednesday 21st November 2018 11:40pm BBC1 Wales
Wednesday 21st November 2018 11:45pm BBC1 Scot
Saturday 18th July 2020 8:00pm Comedy Central
Sunday 19th July 2020 2:00am CC Extra
Sunday 19th July 2020 2:30am Comedy Central
Sunday 19th July 2020 3:30pm Comedy Central
Friday 22nd January 2021 8:00pm Comedy Central
Saturday 23rd January 2021 1:00am Comedy Central
Thursday 13th January 2022 9:00pm Comedy Central
Thursday 7th July 2022 9:00pm Comedy Central
Wednesday 3rd May 2023 9:00pm Comedy Central
Wednesday 21st February 2024 2:00am Comedy Central
Wednesday 21st February 2024 9:00am Comedy Central
Wednesday 21st February 2024 2:00pm CC Extra
Wednesday 21st February 2024 9:00pm Comedy Central
Saturday 24th February 2024 2:50am CC Extra
Saturday 24th February 2024 6:00am CC Extra
Saturday 24th February 2024 2:00pm CC Extra
Sunday 31st March 2024 12:00pm CC Extra
Sunday 31st March 2024 3:00pm CC Extra
Sunday 31st March 2024 6:00pm CC Extra
Monday 1st April 2024 8:00am Comedy Central

Cast & crew

Michael McIntyre Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Holly Willoughby Guest
Christine Bleakley Self
Nicole Appleton Self
Derek Acorah Self
Sonia Evans (as Sonia) Self
Lionel Blair Self
David Owen Self
Donna Preston Ensemble Actor
Jade Thirlwall (as Little Mix) Musical Performer
Jesy Nelson (as Little Mix) Musical Performer
Leigh-Anne Pinnock (as Little Mix) Musical Performer
Perrie Edwards (as Little Mix) Musical Performer
Writing team
Henry Paker Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Simon Staffurth Director
Christian Fletcher Series Producer
Hannah Breheny Producer
James Ellender Producer
Sarah Johnston Producer
Juliet Redden Producer
Dan Baldwin Executive Producer
Rachel Ashdown Executive Producer
Claire Horton Executive Producer
Claire Nash Edit Producer
Adrian Pegg Line Producer
Juliet Denison Creative Director
Ben Bacon Senior Producer
Sarah Pack Senior Producer
Jamie Shemeld Editor
George Winfield Editor
Dominic Tolfts Production Designer
Nigel Catmur Lighting Designer
Paul Farrer Composer
Juliet Russell Vocal Coach


Surprise prank goes wrong

David thinks he's come to London to buy a walking frame, but he's about to meet actor Lionel Blair. At this point the prank goes wrong.

Featuring: Michael McIntyre, Donna Preston, Lionel Blair & David Owen.

Midnight Gameshow with primary school teacher Jane

Michael wakes up the unsuspecting Jane in the dead of night to play the jaw-dropping Midnight Gameshow.

Featuring: Michael McIntyre, Derek Acorah & Sonia.

Holly Willoughby plays Send To All

Holly Willoughby hands over her phone in Send to All, as Michael gets to work rifling through her photos, and sending an embarrassing text to her contacts!

Featuring: Michael McIntyre, Holly Willoughby, Christine Bleakley & Nicole Appleton.

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