Michael McIntyre

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‘It comes down to taste’: how the Edinburgh comedy awards find tomorrow’s funniest stars
Nica Burns, driving force of the festival’s comedy prize, talks about the winners and losers in 40 years of the hugely influential event

Vanessa Thorpe

31, Jul, 2022 @9:00 AM

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TV tonight: Alison Steadman is an interfering grandma in new BBC sitcom
Katherine Parkinson also navigates life’s everyday mundanities in Here We Go. Plus: Not Going Out heads to the woods in search of drugs. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Henry Wong, Phil Harrison, Ali Catterall and Simon Wardell

29, Apr, 2022 @5:20 AM

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Michael McIntyre: Showman review – super-trivial pursuits on Netflix
The horizons may be narrow in the British standup’s special but nobody does this sort of material better

Brian Logan

15, Sep, 2020 @4:23 PM

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Unbiased jokes at the BBC? We've heard that one before, director general
Writers remain sceptical of Tim Davie’s plan to overhaul comedy, and warn it will be impossible to deliver

Vanessa Thorpe

06, Sep, 2020 @6:22 AM

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Michael McIntyre draws TV's biggest Christmas Day audience
Comedian attracts 6.1m viewers, but Queen’s speech was most watched overall

Aamna Mohdin

26, Dec, 2018 @4:39 PM

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Saturday's best TV: Michael McIntyre’s Big Show; Strictly Come Dancing
More shiny floor fun from the comic, while Strictly decamps to Blackpool

Hannah J Davies, Hannah Verdier, Mike Bradley, David Stubbs and Paul Howlett

17, Nov, 2018 @6:00 AM

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The Guardian view on moped crime: more complex than headlines say | Editorial
Editorial: Police work is not like the movies, where criminals are caught in the act and brought to justice after a thrilling chase. It requires patient investigatory work – and the money to pay for it


06, Jun, 2018 @5:41 PM

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Michael McIntyre: comedian robbed by moped thieves on school run
Comedian forced to hand over valuables to hammer-wielding thieves on mopeds near his children’s school in London

Kevin Rawlinson

05, Jun, 2018 @10:10 AM

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Michael McIntyre review – master of the mundane gets stuck in first gear
McIntyre’s endearing observations and self-mockery remain, but there’s an inescapable sense of deja vu in a show that breaks no new ground

Brian Logan

25, Mar, 2018 @11:41 AM

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French & Saunders, Black Mirror and Doctor Who: your Christmas TV planner
From Alan Partridge and First Dates to The Miniaturist and McMafia, prime your set-top box for the best telly the festive fortnight has to offer

Hannah J Davies and Phil Harrison

22, Dec, 2017 @12:00 PM

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Michael McIntyre’s Big Show review: Ed Balls invites us to a hot tub party (sort of)
Bursting into bedrooms and sending texts from the former shadow chancellor’s phone … The comedian’s show is back – and hard to dislike

Sam Wollaston

20, Nov, 2017 @6:00 AM

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Michael McIntyre – the new king of Saturday night. Who knew?
McIntyre may be a floppy-haired berk who has built a career out of listing things people do, but his cheeky Big Show is the best weekend variety telly in years

Stuart Heritage

08, Dec, 2016 @11:50 AM

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