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Comic Relief

BBC One variety show for Red Nose Day. 17 episodes, 1988 - 2019. Stars Lenny Henry, Jonathan Ross, Griff Rhys Jones, Dawn French and others.

Comic Relief - The Big One (2007)

Nosey on down and join a host of stars as this year's 11th charity bonanza, which aims to raise millions for those in need in the UK and in the world's poorest countries, gets under way. Take That, Borat, Rowan Atkinson, Catherine Tate, Dawn French and Sting are just some of the celebrities joining in the fun.

Further details


Lenny Henry and Fearne Cotton introduce Sugababes and Girls Aloud who have teamed up to sing the Run DMC/Aerosmith classic Walk This Way, 2007's official Red Nose Day single.

There's also a Mr Bean special and Ant & Dec report from Africa.


Paul O'Grady and Kate Thornton preside in the Comic Relief Does Fame Academy final, results announced at 9pm, and Harry Hill offers a special edition of TV Burp.


A Creature Comforts special, and Catherine Tate's Lauren the Teenager finds she has a new teacher.


Russell Brand and a very game Dennis Waterman star in exclusive Little Britain Live sketches

Jon Culshaw, Ronni Ancona, Jan Ravens, Phil Cornwall and John Sessions poke fun at the world of celebrity.


Who has won Comic Relief Does Fame Academy?

Dawn French returns for the very last time as The Vicar of Dibley in a sketch with Sting and Trudie Styler.


Carol Vorderman and Johnny Ball play Numberwang

Take That perform live and there's a top secret treat from Peter Kay.


During the news, the fun continues on BBC2 with Top Gear of the Pops.


Alan Sugar finally reveals who's been sacked from the team of celebrity apprentices.

More exclusive sketches from Catherine Tate.

Ricky Gervais as you've never seen him before

Jonathan Ross and Kate Moss appear in more extra special Little Britain Live.


Graham Norton pops up with his usual brand of late night naughtiness, along with Davina McCall.

The Killers perform live.

Borat makes an exclusive return.

Armando lannucci quizzes celebrities about the worst moments from past Comic Reliefs.

Kate Thornton and Dawn French reveal all in Little Britain Live

Chris Moyles ends his Rallyaoke tour.


Mitchell & Webb perform a Comic Relief version of Chris de Burgh's The Lady in Red.

Plus, madcap antics in The Mighty Boosh and a special Pimp My Ride.
1.30* Stars of Hot Fuzz Simon Pegg and Nick Frost introduce the best from past Comic Reliefs. Followed by Weatherview

Broadcast details

Friday 16th March 2007
480 minutes