Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Must-See Shows

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Must-See Shows

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Michael McIntyre'S BIG SHOW TONIGHT, BBC1, 8.10PM DO Ant and Dec finally have a rival for the crown of 'Best Saturday Night TV Host'? When this show first aired as a one-off Christmas special in 2015 and then a full series last year, the critics and public were sceptical. However, Michael has not only proven that variety is alive and well, but also that he is a pretty fine host and entertainer.

Tonight he returns to London's Theatre Royal on Drury Lane for the third run of his Big Show.

After his own new stand-up routine, he introduces comedy with Joe Lycett, and music by chart-topping Scottish singersongwriter Emeli Sande, before former Labour Party politician and Strictly star Ed Balls plays Celebrity Send to All.

GUY MARTIN'S WWI TANK TOMORROW, CHANNEL 4, 8PM THE Battle of Cambrai in 1917 ranks as one of the most interesting episodes of the First World War. And to commemorate its 100th anniversary, Guy builds a replica Mark IV tank in the hope of driving it down Lincoln High Street as part of the Remembrance Day parade.

However, the lorry-mechanic, motorcycle racer and TV personality only has four months to complete the most ambitious build he's ever attempted.

WOULD I LIE TO YOU? MONDAY, BBC1, 8.30PM NEW series. Comedian and writer David Baddiel, former MP and Strictly Come Dancing 2016 star Ed Balls, stand-up and actress Jo Brand and ex-Pussycat Doll and Celebrity MasterChef 2015 winner Kimberly Wyatt join host Rob Brydon and captains David Mitchell and Lee Mack as the comedy panel show returns for its 11th series.

As usual, the participants Kimberly aim to hoodwink their opponents with absurd facts and plausible lies about themselves in a bid to secure a team victory.

THE MARTIN LEWIS MONEY SHOW LIVE TUESDAY, ITV, 8PM-9PM INTEREST rates went up recently for the first time in an age, so it's rather timely that Martin Lewis is back with a live, two-hour special, in which he will no doubt address some of the issues that may cause for consumers. …

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