Articles Tagged 'Comic Relief'


Red Nose Day Highlights: 30th Anniversary Tops £1bn in Fundraising

Throwing on a silly red nose can make a difference with the U.K.’s Comic Relief’s annual Red Nose Day telethon hitting the £1 billion ($1.5bn) mark in fundraising this year, marking its 30th anniversary. Broadchurch‘s David Tennant sums up the effort very nicely in the below video: Here are some highlights leading up to the big day […]

David Tennant’s Comic Relief face

WATCH: David Tennant Pulling Faces for Comic Relief

The BBC’s Comic Relief has always managed to convince even the most unlikely celebrities to drop the armor of cool and lark about in order to raise money for charity, and David Tennant has already demonstrated that he is more than game for a laugh. So, as this year’s charity challenge is to “make your […]

Martin Freeman

WATCH: Martin Freeman On Shooting ‘Sherlock’

Sherlock fans, let’s face it, we’re all desperately scrabbling for any clues as to what is going on with Series 3, aren’t we? Well, amid some faintly terrifying paintings of Watson and Sherlock “at it,” and the revelation that his head has not been as severely turned by the success of The Hobbit as you […]

Jessie J

Jessie J Sticks To Her Word

Singer Jessie J is living up to her promise to shed her trademark black bob in the name of charity. After announcing over a year ago that she wanted to shave her head in order to raise funds, the details have now been confirmed via Twitter. Jessie J Tweeted: “I am SO excited and honoured […]

Is James Corden Angling For A Full-Time Job In The Tardis?

James Corden is a well-connected man is he not? Those Comic Relief videos with David Beckham and Paul McCartney, award presentations, scuffles with former Star Trek actors, the boy has done well. And now it seems he is eager to use his new-found celebrity power to worm his way into a permanent role in Doctor […]

WATCH: Star-Studded Comic Relief Sketches Put Oscars to Shame

You can’t really go wrong with Jennifer Saunders (serving Dame Maggie Smith realness), Joanna Lumley, Kim Cattrall, Victoria Wood, Simon Callow, Tim Vine, and more camping it up in a dead-on spoof of Downton Abbey and Upstairs, Downstairs titled… Uptown Downstairs Abbey. “It’s a tale of a house divided. By stairs,” the narrator intones. Brilliant. […]

WATCH: ‘Doctor Who’ Returns with Comic Relief Mini-Episode

Oh, Doctor Who, you’ve been away too long. Steven Moffat and company have produced a hilarious two-part mini-episode for Britain’s Comic Relief charity telethon, which aired tonight (March 18) on the BBC in the UK. I won’t spoil it for you, but let’s just say that the clips rise to the comedic heights that we […]

David Walliams Wants Tennant and Tate for Take That Parody

Gigwise reports that David Walliams stopped by BBC Radio 2’s Chris Evans Breakfast Show on Friday (February 4) to discuss his forthcoming Comic Relief plans. The English comedian of Little Britain fame revealed that he will participate in a Take That tribute spoof called Fake That, set to air March 18 on the BBC. “I […]