Lenny Henry, Paddy McGuinness, Alesha Dixon, David Tennant and Zoe Ball present an epic three-hour comedy special, entertaining the nation with hilarious sketches, live performances, big surprises and stunning music acts – all to raise much-needed money for good causes at home and across the world.
There’s a very special edition of The Repair Shop with Dawn French, Jennifer Saunders and Dame Judi Dench. Global superstar Kylie Minogue joins forces with the cast of hit BBC sitcom Ghosts in a spook-tacular one-off sketch. Jack Whitehall goes head to head to head in a game of mini golf with England footballers Declan Rice and Mason Mount; there’s a star-studded, adults-only Bedtime Stories as you’ve never seen it before, featuring Stephen Fry, Sue Perkins, Alex Brooker and more; and David Walliams and Matt Lucas bring back the hilarious Rock Profile, showcasing a host of new pop and rock stars who are all joining forces to record this year’s charity single.
Live at the London Coliseum, a group of brave celebrities perform an opera classic to over 2,000 people in this year’s Comic Opera. The cast of the West End hit musical & Juliet will be taking to the stage to perform not one but two massive hits, and the winners of Strictly Come Dancing, Rose and Giovanni, are reuniting for a very special Red Nose Day dance. Mischief Theatre are in the studio with a mind-mangling routine, and there’s live music from the sensational Lola Young.
Comedians Tim Vine and Kiri Pritchard-McLean are going head-to-head in a Countryfile favourite, One Man and His Dog, and The One Show’s Red Nose & Spoon Race is back – see Owain Wyn Evans, Angellica Bell and their teams battle in out in a race lasting four epic days.
During the night, films will highlight incredible and inspiring stories of the people supported by some of Comic Relief’s projects in the UK and around the world.
And don’t forget, donations can be made throughout the night by visiting bbc.co.uk/rednoseday, calling 03457 910 910 or to donate five, 10, 20, 30, or 40 pounds, simply text the word FIVE, TEN, TWENTY, THIRTY or FORTY to 70702.