Comic Relief - Season 8

Friday 7:00 PM on BBC Premiered Feb 05, 1988 Special


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  • Comic Relief: The Net Result
    In March 2009, Gary Barlow, Cheryl Cole, Ronan Keating, Chris Moyles, Fearne Cotton, Ben Shephard, Kimberly Walsh, Alesha Dixon and Denise Van Outen climbed Mt Kilimanjaro and raised £3.5 million for Comic Relief. In this documentary we rejoin Gary and the team as they journey back to Uganda with lorry loads of malaria nets bought using the money.moreless
  • Peter Kay: Raider of the Pop Charts - Part Two
    A look at the success that Peter shared with Matt Lucas, as the pair released 'I'm Gunna Be' alongside the Proclaimers. We then go backstage as Peter directs and stars in Texas' single 'Sleep'. Finally a look at the invention of Geraldine McQueen and the success that she's had.
  • Peter Kay's Raider of the Pop Charts
    A behind the scenes look at Peter Kay's 2005 Comic Relief short, which was repeated throughout the night because of how much money it was making for the charity, and the story of how it came to be a number one single.
  • Comic Relief : The Best Bits
    A retrospective look over last nights fundraising effort which saw a record breaking 52 million pounds raised for the charity.
  • 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
  • Roar does Comic Relief
    Rani Price and Matthew Skilton present the CBBC Show. Ross Lee & Danielle Harmer take on the job of 'poo keepers' in the zoo. Ruby Wax, Fearne Cotton, Andy Akinwolere and Tony Robinson share their favourite animal jokes.
  • Hear Me Out
    Hear Me Out
    Episode 10
    Caroline Flack presents a special show, which sees a group of eight school children attempt to raise over £1,000 for Comic Relief for their school, beating the amount raised in 2007. The kids compose a song to the tune of The Ting Tings 'That's Not My Name' with the help of Gareth Malone and choreographer Kevin Adams. The group meet The Saturdays who are about to go on stage ahead of the school children to perform the official 2009 Comic Relief single 'Just Can't Get Enough'.moreless
  • Comic Relief Does The Apprentice 2009
    Alan Sugar is joined by stars of television as he asks boys to take on girls to create a mystery product for Comic Relief in just three days. On the boys team; Jonathan Ross, Alan Carr, Jack Dee, Gok Wan, Gerald Ratner. On the girls team; Ruby Wax, Patsy Palmer, Carol Vorderman, Fiona Phillips, Michelle Mone.moreless
  • Kilimanjaro - The Big Red Nose Climb
    Alesha Dixon, Gary Barlow, Ronan Keating, Cheryl Cole, Kimberley Walsh, Ben Shephard, Denise Van Outen, Fearne Cotton and Chris Moyles aren't doing something funny for money this year, instead they're doing something dangerous and life-threatening, climbing the tallest African mountain Kilimanjiro.
  • Blue Peter Does Comic Relief
    Andy Akinwolere, Helen Skelton and Joel Defries present the CBBC show. The Saturdays perform their Comic Relief single 'Just Can't Get Enough'. Plus reports from Uganda about how the money is spent.
  • Comic Relief 2009 - Comic Relief Naughty Bits
    Sarah Millican looks back over the naughtiest bits from Comic Relief since it began in 1988. The show features comedians and tv personalities revealing the bits that made them cringe or the bits that they loved. The highlights were split into the following sections; Nudity, Kissing, Fashion, More Nudity, Swearing, Drunk and Getting Frisky.moreless
  • Two Pints: Fags, Lads and Kebabs
    Lauren Laverne goes backstage of the BBC Three comedy which has enjoyed eight years of success. Susan Nickson shows Lauren around the real house in which Janet (Sheridan Smith), lives, and ex-character Jonny (Ralf Little) lived. Ralf Little reveals why he decided to leave the show.
  • Two Pints - Comic Relief Special
    Louise mocks Tim over his lack of friends, so he invites his friends from Manchester (the cast of Grownups) and Abingdon (the cast of Coming Of Age) to come down and partake in three events; The Bitch Off, The Snog Off and The Drink Off, in order to raise some money. Joe Pasquale also makes an appearance.moreless
  • Dangerous Love: A Comic Relief Special
    Danielle Lloyd takes a look at the abusive relationships that some teenagers face and the help that Comic Relief is giving to these young adults. She hears the story of a 21 year old woman who's using her own experiences to help people who are now in a similiar position and goes back to school in Greater London to discover a ground-breaking new project.moreless
  • Comic Relief presents Vanessa Jenkins & Bryn West in Barry Islands In The Stream
    Bryn West has some exciting news for Nessa Jenkins, their through to the final of their karaoke competition, and it's in Vegas! When the car breaks down on the way their, Nessa's old flame Tom Jones comes to the rescue, making sure the pair get onto the stage on time.
  • Comic Relief : The Fools' Guide
    A documentary about the trials, tribulations and triumphs that have made up Comic Relief's first 21 years featuring star interviews.