Comic Relief 2019: Stars line up for Red Nose Day on BBC TV
Some of Britain’s best-loved TV and picture stars are showing in combination on BBC tv in help of Comic Relief.
This yr’s highlights come with One Red Nose Day and a Wedding – Richard Curtis’s mini sequel to his ruin hit 1994 movie Four Weddings and a Funeral.
But One Direction megastar Louis Tomlinson pulled out of his deliberate efficiency following his sister’s unexpected demise.
The closing Comic Relief in 2017 raised greater than £76m to lend a hand inclined other folks in the United Kingdom and all over the world.
The charity telethon, set up through Lenny Henry and Richard Curtis, is proven on BBC One each and every two years.
Henry is amongst this yr’s hosts, as are David Tennant, Zoe Ball, Emma Willis, Romesh Ranganathan, Paddy McGuinness and Alesha Dixon.
Here are one of the vital night time’s highlights:
Mamma Mia: Here We Go Yet Again
This Abba musical sequel spoof is written through and stars Jennifer Saunders.
It comes a decade after Saunders despatched up the primary Mamma Mia movie for Comic Relief.
The forged includes a host of celebrities together with Alan Carr (as Colin Firth’s Harry), Gemma Arterton (as Lily James’s Young Donna) and Sue Perkins (because the movie’s manufacturer).
You can see Carey Mulligan (as Amanda Seyfried’s Sophie) interacting with Miranda Hart, who is enjoying the director, right here.
One Red Nose Day and a Wedding
Richard Curtis’s sequel to his ruin hit Four Weddings and a Funeral – titled One Red Nose Day and a Wedding – has been closely trailed and extremely expected.
Curtis wrote the script for the fast movie and Mike Newell has returned to direct.
Most of the unique forged have come again and will likely be joined through some new faces, together with actress Lily James, Good Morning Britain’s Susanna Reid and a thriller marriage ceremony singer.
Richard Madden returns to Bodyguard
He did not do the best task of taking a look after the house secretary in BBC One’s ruin hit mystery, however Bodyguard’s David Budd (Richard Madden) is again in motion for Comic Relief. This time his challenge is to give protection to the Red Nose.
Madden will likely be joined through Bodyguard co-stars Gina McKee and Vincent Franklin plus comic Sanjeev Bhaskar, with a script written through Bodyguard author Jed Mercurio.
Alan Partridge takes to the streets of Norwich
Things are taking a look up for Steve Coogan’s long-running comedy persona Alan Partridge. The North Norfolk Digital DJ is the brand new presenter of BBC One’s This Time.
He’s hoping to capitalise on his TV comeback as he tries to lift cash on the streets of Norwich together with his trusty sidekick Simon Denton (Tim Key).
Comic Relief Does University Challenge
Comic Relief switches to BBC Two at 22:00 GMT, the place there will likely be a unique version of University Challenge.
Guest host David Baddiel will likely be providing starters for 10 to celebrities together with Emily Atack, Martin Freeman, Kerry Godliman, Darren Harriott, Vick Hope, Jason Manford, Luisa Omielan and Judge Rinder.
Viewers will see performances from the casts of Only Fools and Horses: The Musical and Magic Mike Live.
Plus, the solid of Mischief Theatre will carry out a reside magic trick.
Claudia Winkleman and Tess Daly have already raised greater than £1m with their 24-hour danceathon, and 9 celebrities have climbed Kilimanjaro for the reason.
But this yr’s tournament has no longer been with out controversy within the build-up.
Presenter and Strictly Come Dancing winner Stacey Dooley attracted grievance from MP David Lammy after she travelled to Uganda to file on Comic Relief’s paintings there.
The Labour MP for Tottenham stated she were portrayed as a “white saviour”, which he stated “sends a distorted image of Africa which perpetuates an old idea from the colonial era”.
In reaction, Comic Relief thanked Dooley for making a movie during which “people working with or supported by Comic Relief projects tell their own stories in their own words”.
Meanwhile, pupils at a college in Cardiff made up our minds to not put on pink noses to take a stand in opposition to the usage of plastic. Instead, kids at Ysgol Treganna painted their noses pink.