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Articles Tagged 'Red Nose Day'

Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch Swims in Super-Cold Water for U.K. Red Nose Day

Benedict Cumberbatch took part in a charity swim for U.K. Red Nose Day on Friday, but this was no ordinary morning splash-about. The Sherlock actor braved temperatures of 7.8C (46F) to swim in Hampstead Ponds wearing nothing but swimming trunks, a red nose, and a red nose headband. Hampstead Ponds are a group of freshwater […]


First Look: Cast Reunite for ‘Love Actually’ Charity Sequel

How about this for some post-Valentine’s Day romance? Love Actually scribe Richard Curtis has penned a sequel to his 2003 hit film, and it started filming yesterday (February 16) in London. Okay, so we don’t want to get your hopes up. It won’t actually be a full feature-length film (actually). It’ll only be ten minutes […]


Before Red Nose Day Hits America, Watch 10 Great British Moments

While Comic Relief’s Red Nose Day fundraising event has been happening in the U.K. for 30 years, it’s new to the U.S. this Thursday, May 21, airing on NBC at 8/7c. Red Nose Day co-founder Richard Curtis (Bridget Jones, Notting Hill) has recruited comedic actor Jack Black to help him in his efforts of bringing […]


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 […]

Chart Report: Red Nose Day Brings Mixed Rewards For George Michael

The story of this week’s chart is one of surprising highs, surprising lows, and those four songs that were stuck in pole position last week descending slowly, and in perfect formation. It starts with Nicole Scherzinger. Now, when Nicole made her first swipe at solo stardom outside of the Pussycat Dolls, a couple of years […]

Royal Roundup: William and Kate to Make Comic Relief Appearance

The Daily Independent‘s Talbot Church dishes much royal news in today’s column. Since getting engaged in November, Prince William and Kate Middleton have mostly stayed away from the spotlight as a couple. However, royal publicists have decided to have them appear on the British version of Comic Relief on March 18. Known as “Red Nose […]