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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.

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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

This episode is currently available on BBC iPlayer

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
    Claire Nash Edit Producer
    Nick Badham Line Producer
    James Pratt VT Producer
    Ben Bacon Senior Producer
    Siobhan Lyons Senior Producer
    Steve Andrews Editor
    Jamie Shemeld Editor
    Dominic Tolfts Production Designer
    Nigel Catmur Lighting Designer
    Paul Farrer Composer
    Elizabeth Honan Creative Consultant


    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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