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Michael McIntyre takes to the road with a brand new show for BBC One

Sell-out stand-up comedian Michael McIntyre is to host a brand new series for BBC One where he takes to the road visiting well-known venues around the UK, showcasing the very best in stand-up.

Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow will feature both up and coming stand-up acts as well as established artists who will headline each show.

The series of six half hours will be hosted by Michael from venues in Edinburgh, Belfast, Manchester, Cardiff, Brighton and Newcastle.

Mark Linsey, Controller, BBC Entertainment Commissioning, said: "Michael is a rising star and we're delighted that, following the success of Live At The Apollo, he's taking stand-up out on the road for us to showcase the very best in established and brand new comedy acts."

Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow is an Open Mike Manchester production for BBC One, commissioned by Mark Linsey, Controller, BBC Entertainment Commissioning and Jay Hunt, Controller, BBC One.

Producer is Anthony Caveney. Executive producers for Open Mike are Andrew Beint and Addison Cresswell. BBC executive producer is Katie Taylor.

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