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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, Christmas Special is repeated on Comedy Central on Monday at 9pm.

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Series 5, Episode 1

This week, global superstar Liam Payne will perform his new song Stack it Up, survival expert and TV presenter Bear Grylls will face one of his toughest challenges as he hands over his phone to Michael for Send To All, and there will be an amazing surprise for the Unexpected Star, as they get the opportunity to perform live in front of over 2,000 people on stage at the London Palladium.

Broadcast details

Saturday 23rd November 2019
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Michael McIntyre Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Bear Grylls Guest
Liam Payne Guest
Björn Ulvaeus Guest
Lauren Bartlett Self
Writing team
Henry Paker Writer (Additional Material)
Madeleine Brettingham Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Simon Staffurth Director
Christian Fletcher Series Producer
Reshmi Bajnath Producer
Sarah Mittell Producer
Dan Baldwin Executive Producer
Kalpna Patel-Knight Executive Producer
Diego Rincon Executive Producer


World's longest note?

Michael springs a surprise on our audience, with ABBA's Bjorn judging their karaoke efforts.

Featuring: Michael McIntyre, Björn Ulvaeus.

Bear Grylls does Send To All

Bear Grylls bravely hands over his mobile phone in Send To All. Michael gets to work rifling through his personal pics, and sends an embarrassing text to his contacts.

Featuring: Michael McIntyre, Bear Grylls.


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