Bill Bailey to present his first live TV show | Standing in for Steph McGovern

Bill Bailey to present his first live TV show

Standing in for Steph McGovern

Bill Bailey is to make his live TV presenting debut tomorrow, standing in for Steph McGovern.

 The Strictly Come Dancing champion will take over the lunchtime Channel 4 show tomorrow, as 38-year-old McGovern has been told to self-isolate.

Bailey said: ’It’ll be a little nerve-racking, go by in a bit of a whirl, but a lot of fun… a bit like dancing, I imagine.’

Guests on his episode of Steph’s Packed Lunch will include fellow Strictly star AJ Pritchard and his brother Curtis from Love Island; Bez from Happy Mondays talking about his new online workout videos; and Russell Kane,  Miquita Oliver and Alan Johnson. The show will air live from Leeds at 12.30pm.

McGovern has tested negative for Covid-19 but is is isolating in line with government guidance. Helen Skelton and Richard Madeley  have so far covered for her.

Published: 14 Jan 2021

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