In an exclusive interview for getcloser****, comedian Michael McIntyre talks about his current tour, his new DVD and being compared to Bob Monkhouse!
Michael McIntyre getting drunk
Michael McIntyre has gone from no name to the biggest selling UK comedian in 24 months. Last year Hello Wembley was the biggest selling stand up title of all time and this Christmas he will be releasing his must have box set: The Stand Up Collection
One of the nation’s favourite comedians Michael McIntyre will be releasing his first ever DVD boxset ‘The Stand Up Collection’ on Monday 15th November. The perfect Christmas gift for almost anyone, the boxset includes Michael’s two record-breaking DVD releases: Live & Laughing (2008) and last years Hello Wembley! - the biggest selling stand-up DVD of all time.
Michael's the rising comedy star of 2008. Over the past year he has performed to sell-out audiences throughout the UK and was fastest selling comedian at 2008's Edinburgh Fringe, selling out 26 consecutive nights. Debut DVD out 17/11. www.offthekerb******
Robbie Williams is set to perform at a charity concert for injured service men and women.
The Help for Heroes benefit takes place at Twickenham Stadium on 12 September. Williams is one of a host of stars lined up to take part, including Alexandra Burke, Pixie Lott, James Blunt and The Saturdays.
Comedians Michael McIntyre, Jack Dee and Jason Manford will also be on the bill, along with special guest Bruce Forsyth. More acts are still to be announced.
Help for Heroes raises money to support troops injured in service and their families. 600,000 fans are expected to attend the Twickenham event with proceeds going to the charity.
Tickets for the concert go on sale on Wednesday 4 August.
KEVIN BRIDGES, star of BBC ONE’s ‘Live at the Apollo’ & ‘Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow’ has had an extraordinary 12 months. His unique brand of social commentary, astute observations and sharp one-liners arguably make him the hottest act to come out of Scotland and with his hugely anticipated debut DVD due out in 22nd November, 2010 is set to be his year.
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Michael McIntyre tells us about his new DVD and talks about where he finds his inspiration.
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The BAFTA-nominated Live at the Apollo returns with a series of stand-up performances as Michael McIntyre introduces Rich Hall and Rhod Gilbert at the Hammersmith Apollo.
Michael Mcintyre Live at the Apollo Part 3
Michael McIntyre joins Jeremy Clarkson in the studio.
From the team behind BBC One's Live At The Apollo, Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow will travel around Britain visiting six of the UK's most prestigious and iconic venues unearthing a raft of comedy's brightest new talent and finest comedians en route.
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Michael Mcintyre Live at the Apollo
Kevin Bridges excellent and hilarious stint at Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow, Edinburgh 6th June 2009