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National Treasure: Michael McIntyre

Michael McIntyre is a very popular English comedian. In his earlier life, McIntyre attended Edinburgh University, where he later dropped out to pursue a career in script writing. 

As well as being a stand up comedian, he has made many TV appearances,  been part of many different comedy programmes such as Live At The Apollo and The  Royal Variety Show (where he made his big break and was the youngest ever host!) As well, he has been part of several comedy panel show appearances such as Chris Moyles’ Quiz Night, Mock the week and 8 out of 10 cats. McIntryre has also released two stand up comedy DVDs “Live and Laughing” which was the fastest selling début stand-up DVD ever and “Michael McIntyre: Hello Wembley” which was the fastest selling stand-up DVD in UK chart history. A man of many talents, McIntyre was also a host on the fifth series of Britain’s Got Talent in April 2011, where he didn’t fail to provide Great Britain with great entertainment! McIntyre’s 2012 tour included 71 Arena dates, with an audience to over 700, 000 people. Completing a record breaking 10 nights at the 02 Arena in London. 

McIntyre’s performances haven’t been all full of laughs, on stage in Wolverhampton in 2008, as he was running back on stage for his encore, he tripped and dislocated his shoulder. The audience thought this was part of his act and found it very humorous, little did they know, this was not on the script! Ouch! 

 

Image credit:  nickstone333

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