Produced by Hungry McBear, the joint venture business between Michael McIntyre and Hungry Bear Media, and commissioned by Mark Linsey, Controller of Entertainment Commissioning, and Charlotte Moore, Controller of bbc One, this Easter special will be recorded in front of a live audience at London’s largest theatre, the Coliseum.
Michael will host the proceedings with his unique comedic talent and he’ll be joined on stage by the some of the world’s biggest music artists, fellow comedians, unique performers and speciality acts.
Michael says: “When I heard the bbc were making a show called ‘Michael McIntyre’s Easter Night At The Coliseum’, I knew I had to be involved. The london Coliseum is a truly magnificent theatre and I will be hosting an array of talent befitting this magnificent venue. This will be a true variety show for all the family to enjoy. I can’t wait…”
Charlotte Moore, Controller of bbc One says: “bbc One is proud to announce that Michael McIntyre, one of the world’s most popular and successful stand-up comedians, will host a special night of entertainment for all the family this Easter Sunday.”
Mark Linsey, Controller of BBC Entertainment Commissioning, says: “It is always a treat to have Michael on BBC One and his Easter special with a galaxy of stars and from an amazing venue will not disappoint.”
Dan Baldwin, MD of Hungry Bear Media, says: “We are delighted with the commission and our ongoing relationship with BBC One and a truly brilliant comedian in Michael. This will be a spectacle that the entire family will put down their phones, tablets and computers to watch together.”