Tuesday night’s Royal Variety Performance included a sketch in which McIntyre was portrayed by a young Asian boy.
In the sketch a young Asian boy was brought out to play McIntyre, as Walliams read from a fake children’s book about the history of ‘Britain’s Got Talent’.
Not everyone was laughing during David Walliams’ Royal Variety sketch
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Record breaking comedian has just announced a 39 date UK tour
Funnyman, Michael McIntyre is hitting the road again next year, with a new tour entitled ‘Happy and Glorious’, his first since his record breaking 2012 run. So far a total of 39 dates have been announced, with the tour starting in Cardiff on September 3rd and ending in Leeds on December 11th.
McIntyre is taking 'Happy and Glorious' tour on the road
McIntyre’s last outing, 'Showtime', was a record breaking success, becoming the biggest selling comedy tour of 2012, where he played to over 640,000 people. During the run, he played 12 date at London’s O2 arena, matching Rihanna’s 2011 record.
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Styles wasn't about to get shown up for his gullibility again.
Styles wasn't about to get shown up for his gullibility again. Harry Styles has become yet another victim-of-choice for a phone prankster after having made headlines with his embarrassingly gullible display at the hands of The 1975's Matt Healy and Radio 1 DJ Nick Grimshaw. This time, Styles was chosen as the target for James Corden's hilarious Send-To-All prank on The Michael McIntyre Chat Show on Monday (14th April).
Harry Styles Was Poised For A Witty Retort When James Corden Prank Texted Him.
The send-to-all game involved James sending a cheeky text to everyone on his contacts list to see who responded. The 32 year-old entertainer wrote "Me and you, lapdancing. Are you in or out? Come on, let's do this." Having learned his lesson from last month's blunder, the One Direction singer wasn't taking any chances and instead replied "Great, but what is it with you and lapdancing? What happened the last time we did that wasn't pretty."
Michael McIntyre didn't convince all the critics, but there's hope for his new late night chat show.
Michael McIntyre's talk show launched on Monday evening (March 10, 2014), with guests Alan Sugar, Terry Wogan and Lily Allen. Though it suffered an underwhelming response from critics, the comedian's show actually performed pretty well and pulled in 2.4 million (21.9%) for the 10.35pm-11.20pm timeslot.
Terry Wogan [L], Lily Allen, Michael McIntyre and Lord Alan Sugar [R]
The figures tied McIntyre with Graham Norton's Monday night chat show The Bigger Picture, which aired in August 2005 and also pulled in 2.4 million, according to Broadcast Now. Norton's Friday night chat show is one of the most popular shows on British television and the Irish broadcaster regularly welcomes a line-up of A-list guests.
Continue reading: Michael McIntyre's Chat Show Ties With Graham Norton (In A Way, Sort Of)
McIntyre will be welcoming stars onto his sofa in Spring
The stand-up comic Michael McIntyre will be taking a facilitative approach to comedy when he hosts six 45-minute chat shows for the BBC. One of the biggest ticket sellers on the live scene, the 37-year-old will add fresh competition to a format dominated by Jonathan Ross, Graham Norton and Alan Carr.
Michael McIntyre takes centre-stage once more
"From my very first conversation I remember thinking, 'This should be televised!' Well now the British Broadcasting Corporation has made my dream a reality. I am overwhelmingly excited about meeting and having fun with my favourite celebrated people on The Michael McIntyre Chat Show," explained the comedien.
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The agent behind Jack Dee, Lee Evans, Jonathan Ross and Alan Carr passes away and is remembered by those who owe him everything.
The British comedy scene has been left in shock after the unexpected death of top manager and agent Addison Cresswell who passed away in his sleep at home on Sunday (21st Dec.) night aged just 53 after what is believed to have been a heart attack.
The Agent Behind Some Of The Biggest Comedy Names (Such As Michael McIntyre, Pictured) Has Died.
A sorrowful statement released from his company confirmed "Agent, producer and charity fundraiser Addison Cresswell passed away in his sleep at home last night at the age of 53. "Widely considered to be one of the most influential figures in the entertainment industry, his clients included Jack Dee, Lee Evans, Jonathan Ross, Alan Carr, Michael McIntyre, Dara O Briain and Sean Lock.
Continue reading: Addison Cresswell Dead At 53: Remembering The Top Comedy Agent
The comedy world mourns the loss of the influential manager and producer.
Addison Cresswell, an influential comedy agent and producer, who helped along the careers of noted British comedians like Jonathan Ross, Jack Dee and Michael McIntyre among others, has passed away. Cresswell was 53. His management company Off The Curb, released a statement Monday, saying that the producer had "passed away in his sleep at home".
Cresswell famously managed Jonathan Ross' 2006 deal with the BBC.
The statement said Cresswell be would be "fondly remembered as a devoted mentor, a dear friend and an unforgettable character". Cresswell reportedly had a heart attack on Monday morning, BBC News reports.
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For most people, Halloween means fashioning some kind of mummy outfit out of an old bed sheet that you no longer need. Or popping down the pound shop for a witch’s hat and cheap face paint. It means carving a rudimentary smile in a pumpkin. It means traipsing round the neighbourhood with your children whilst they beg people for confectionary that’s actually worth more than the cheap outfit you hastily dressed them up to go trick or treating. Or it means staying home and pretending that you’re not in, whilst watching a marathon of horror DVDs.
Not if you’re Jonathan Ross though. Oh no. The formerly-disgraced-but-now-sort-of-back-in-everyone’s-good-books TV presenter must be planning to throw one hell (see what we did there) of a party because he’s got workers in transforming his palatial home into some kind of castle, or dungeon. No expense spared for a party at Wossy’s house, folks!