What is happening this red nose day?
Comic Relief is an accomplished British charity, founded in 1985 by the comedy scriptwriter Richard Curtis and comedian Lenny Henry in response to poverty in Ethiopia. The highlight of Comic Relief’s appeal is Red Nose Day, held in March, alternating with sister project Sports Relief. It is a very popular day in the year and many people all around the world create many different events to support this charity. So what is happening this Red Nose Day?
Don’t miss Red Nose Day’s spectacular night of TV on BBC One, 7 pm. Tune into BBC One for one mammoth night of live comedy, sketches, music and much more. However, before it hits your television screens. Be sure to check them out live on facebook at 6 pm. An amazing Red Nose Party begins with some of your favourite comedic talents in action. So are you up for a laugh this Red Nose Day? Tune into BBC One at 7 pm tonight for a star-studded night of comedy, fundraising and the highly anticipated sequel to Love Actually, Red Nose Day Actually.
Radio 1 DJ Scott Mills and long-standing co-presenter Chris Stark put their humour to the test, as they hosted the funniest 24-hour broadcast ever, to raise cash for Red Nose Day. Having witnessed first-hand the impact that your money can have helping vulnerable young people, the pair wanted to raise money in the way they know best. By entertaining their listeners! With special guests. So far they have raised £275,263. You can sponsor them and help them keep raising money by heading to Sponsor Scott and Chris.
Welcome to your new favourite Saturday-night show. Celebrities will sing their hearts out and dance their socks off, as they take to the stage to recreate legendary musical numbers. The final takes place on BBC One at 6.55pm, Saturday 25th March. Whilst you watch their amazing final don’t forget to help out charity and raise some money. Just head to Donate.
Did you know? Right now, millions of young people in the UK and across Africa are being denied access to healthcare, education, employment or a safe place to sleep. Some will be trafficked, abused, exploited and forgotten. For 24 hours, some of YouTube’s biggest names went offline to raise awareness of the injustices that vulnerable young people face. They have created a film to raise awareness. Watch it here!!
Back in February, three pairs of comedians travelled from Kenya to Uganda delivering crucial supplies to Comic Relief-funded projects and seeing first-hand how the money you give is changing lives. Donate now to help Comic Relief continue its life-changing work across Africa, and at home in the UK.
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