Michael McIntyre

Michael McIntyre

Date of birth: 21-02-1976
The son of comedy scriptwriter Ray Cameron - who co-wrote Kenny Everett's TV shows with Barry Cryer, Michael McIntyre's first stand-up success came at the 2003 Edinburgh Festival, where he was nominated for the Perrier best newcomer award. He returned to the festival in 2004, 2006 and 2007.

In 2006, he made his debut at the Kilkenny comedy festival, returning the following year when he also added Montreal's Just For Laughs festival to his CV. In 2007 he was nominated for the Chortle Award for best headliner – a title he won in 2008.

He is a regular face on panel shows and on stand-up shows on both TV and radio, including the Comedy Store and The World Stands Up on Paramount and 4 Stands Up on Radio 4 in 2007/8, which he hosted.

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Michael McIntyre's Big Show just got bigger

Series expanded from six episodes to eight

Michael McIntyre's Big Show is to return to BBC One this autumn, with its run extended to eight episodes.

The past three seasons have run to six episodes each.

Series three, which was broadcast in November and December, was the most successful series yet, attracting an average of 6.9 million viewers. 

The series – which McIntyre says ‘will be our most ambitious yet’ –  will again be recorded in front of a live audience at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane.

Producers are looking for viewers to suggest talented singers or musicians who could be the next Unexpected Star Of The Show, or contestants for the Midnight Gameshow. Contact casting@hungrybear.tv for more information.

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Published: 27 Jun 2018

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