Comic Relief

Season 8 Episode 12

RND 2009 - Funny For Money

Aired Friday 7:00 PM Mar 13, 2009 on BBC
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RND 2009 - Funny For Money
7.00pm-8.40pm Hosts: Davina McCall & David Tennant

∙ Special editions of Harry Hill's TV Burp, The Sarah Jane Adventures, Mastermind (David vs Davina), Outnumbered, Harry and Paul

∙ Performances by The Saturdays and Annie Lennox

∙ The cast of Harry Potter meeting young fundraisers with Davina.

8.40pm-10.00pm Hosts: Jonathan Ross & Claudia Winkleman

∙ Special editions of French & Saunders, Catherine Tate & Little Britain, The Royle Family

∙ Ant & Dec look at how the charity helps people in the UK

∙ Denise Van Outen meets a pair of twins in a African hospital struggling for survival

∙ The mt. kilimanjaro climbers are in the studio

10.00pm-10.40pm BBC TWO Hosts: Fearne Cotton, Reggie Yates & Noel Fielding - Comic Relief does Top of the Pops

∙ Stars performing included U2, Oasis, Take That, James Morrison, and Rob Brydon & Ruth Jones alongside Tom Jones and this weeks number one

10.40pm-1.00am Hosts: Alan Carr & Fern Britton

∙ Special editions of Little Britain, Gavin & Stacey, Armstrong & Miller with Mitchell & Webb, The Office

∙ The conclusion of Comic Relief Does The Apprentice

&=8729; Adele performs
∙ Davina McCall reporting from Africa

∙ Al Murray has a pub quiz

1.00am-2.00am Host: Graham Norton

∙ The conclusion of tonights special Harry and Paul, plus a special Armstrong & Miller sketch
∙ Kate Moss & Sadie Frost help Katy Brand's fashion sense

∙ Stand-up set from Jason Manford

&=8729; A Let's Dance for Comic Relief X Rated special.
2.00am-3.45am Hosts: Horne & Corden Get Their Clips Out
Featuring favourite comedy clips, from the boys flat, with a invited audience of just seventy. Including highlights from tonight.moreless

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    Alan Carr

    Alan Carr

    Himself [The Apprentice Contestant] & Colin Firth [French & Saunders 'Mamma Mia!']

    Guest Star

    James Corden

    James Corden

    Smithy [Smithy meets the England Team]

    Guest Star

    Claudia Winkleman

    Claudia Winkleman

    Appeal Film

    Guest Star

    Lenny Henry

    Lenny Henry

    Appeal Films

    Recurring Role

    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


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    • NOTES (2)

      • Endorsements & Merchandise:
        CD Singles
        The Saturdays - Just Can't Get Enough (released March 2nd)
        Nessa Jenkins & Bryn West feat. Tom Jones - Barry Islands In The Stream (released March 9th)

        For the first time, three red noses were released, each with a different facial expression; 'This One' (Smiling), 'That One' (Glasses, Smiling), 'The Other One' (Shocked). A pin badge nose is also available, as is a car nose sticker and a teddy nose which giggles when thrown to the floor.

        Now That's What I Call Comedy (released March 2nd) - This DVD carries the 'Now That's What I Call Music' CD branding and features the best of British and Australian stand-up and sitcoms, with some special Comic Relief sketches and a preview of 'Barry Islands In The Stream'.

        Jamie's Red Nose Recipes (released January 30th) - Annual Comic Relief cookbook with recipes by Jamie Oliver.

        Supermarkets across the country will be donating a percentage of some sales from certain wines directly to Comic Relief, in a incentive called 'Wine Relief', some supermarkets will be donating the percentage sale of some products such as Jammie Dodgers to Comic Relief as well.

        Babybel cheese is running a singing competition in which Kevin Adams & Carrie Grant will give the winner a singing lesson.

      • Alongside the television broadcast, BBC Radio 2 broadcast 'Friday Night is Comic Relief Night', in which stars of the West End will be performing well-known songs. It broadcast between 7.30pm and 9.15pm.

    • ALLUSIONS (3)

      • Jamie Oliver appears in Sainsbury's television adverts ahead of the event publicising his recipe book and the Red Noses available to purchase from the shop. Whilst Kevin Adams & Carrie Grant appear in Babybel adverts advertising a competition raising awareness of Comic Relief.

      • Both 4Music & TMF broadcast Comic Relief video compilation shows ahead of the event. Teachers TV also broadcast a series of educational films presented by Lenny Henry, to raise awareness of were the money raised goes.

      • Dawn French & Jennifer Saunders also appear as Julie Walters and Meryl Streep (respectively) as part of a good luck message to Jo Brand in this episode of Let's Dance for Comic Relief.