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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 on Friday at 9pm.
Recording at London Palladium. Tickets

Michael McIntyre's Big Show. Image shows from L to R: Christine Bleakley, Holly Willoughby, Nicole Appleton. Copyright: Hungry McBear.

Series 4, Episode 1

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.

Broadcast details

Saturday 17th November 2018
60 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Michael McIntyre Host / Presenter
    Donna Preston Ensemble Actor
    Guest cast
    Holly Willoughby Guest
    Jade Thirlwall (as Little Mix) Guest
    Jesy Nelson (as Little Mix) Guest
    Leigh-Anne Pinnock (as Little Mix) Guest
    Perrie Edwards (as Little Mix) Guest
    Christine Bleakley Self
    Nicole Appleton Self
    Derek Acorah Self
    Sonia Evans (as Sonia) Self
    Lionel Blair Self
    David Owen Self
    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, Lionel Blair, David Owen, Donna Preston.

    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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