Michael McIntyre's Big Show. Michael McIntyre. Copyright: Hungry McBear.

Michael McIntyre's Big Show

BBC One variety show hosted by Michael McIntyre. 29 episodes (5 series), 2015 - 2020. Stars Michael McIntyre and Donna Preston.

Another series is in development.
Series 4, Episode 2 is repeated on Comedy Central on Friday at 8pm.

Michael McIntyre's Big Show. Image shows from L to R: Daniel Walsh, Michael McIntyre, Ailsa Walsh. Copyright: Hungry McBear.

Series 4, Episode 4

This week US actor and singer Josh Groban hands over his phone to play send to all and Michael heads to Newport to wake up another unsuspecting member of the public to play The Midnight Gameshow. There's live music from chart topper Paloma Faith, legendary funk & soul singer Nile Rodgers and Chic perform, and there'll be another amazing performance from our first couple for The Unexpected Star.

Broadcast details

Saturday 8th December 2018
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Michael McIntyre Host / Presenter
Donna Preston Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Josh Groban Guest
Paloma Faith Guest
Nile Rodgers Guest
Bryn Terfel (as Sir Bryn Terfel) Self
Derrick Evans (as Mr Motivator) Self
Timmy Mallett Self
Ailsa Walsh Self
Daniel Walsh Self
Josh Berry 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


A scary Unexpected Star surprise

Michael McIntyre pranks an unsuspecting married couple with his own house of horrors. Thinking they're taking part in a spooky haunted experience, the couple are given the fright of their life.

Featuring: Michael McIntyre, Donna Preston, Ailsa Walsh, Daniel Walsh, Josh Berry.

Contestant too tired to play The Midnight Gameshow

Michael heads to Newport to wake up another unsuspecting member of the public to play The Midnight Gameshow.

Featuring: Michael McIntyre, Sir Bryn Terfel, Mr Motivator, Timmy Mallett.

Josh Groban plays Send To All

Josh Groban is in the box for Send To All, as Michael manages to insult the entire UK population in a single text. Josh cries with embarrassment.

Featuring: Michael McIntyre, Josh Groban.


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