The third episode of Piers Morgan’s Life Stories aired on Saturday (June 8) with Michael Barrymore.
The new series of five episodes is back for 2019 with some superstar guests.
In each episode of the upcoming extraordinary series, Piers will delve into the lives and minds of his guests, all of whom have enjoyed lengthy careers under the glare of the media spotlight.
The third celebrity in the hot seat was Michael Barrymore.
In an emotional interview, the former king of Saturday night television opened up about his astronomical fall from grace and discussed the tragic events which resulted in the death of Stuart Lubbock at his house in 2001.
He also talked about his close friendship with Princess Diana, the depths of his drug and alcohol addictions and the dramatic moment in which he came out as gay.
Other guests appearing in the new series of Life Stories include Sir Michael Parkinson, The Apprentice’s Lord Sugar, Football Manager and I’m a Celebrity’s latest King of the Jungle Harry Redknapp and Spice Girl Mel B.
In previous series of the show, Piers has interviewed more than 85 famous personalities including Sir Elton John, Mary Berry, Kim Cattrall, Sir Rod Stewart, Sir Richard Branson, Sharon Osbourne, Simon Cowell, Nigel Farage, James Corden, Gordon Brown when he was Prime Minister, Sir Mo Farah and Lionel Richie.
Watch Piers Morgan’s Life Stories online
Piers Morgan’s Life Stories airs on Saturday nights on ITV.
Additionally, you can watch episodes online live as they air thanks to the ITV Hub, which is also available on iOS and Android devices.
The next episode, the fourth of fifth, will feature Harry Redknapp.
ITV’s Commissioning Editor of Entertainment Asif Zubairy said of the new episodes: “Piers has three traits that scare interviewees but that audiences love: he’s curious, determined and forensic.
“This series is one of the best yet and people should be prepared to learn some surprising truths about celebrities they thought they knew everything about”.