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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 - Funny For Money (2009)

Stars come together to raise money for charity on Red Nose Day.

Further details

David Tennant and Davina McCall kick off the fundraising extravaganza. The fun begins with a special edition of Harry Hill 's TV Burp, The Saturdays performing their Comic Relief single, and Ronnie Corbett landing in a Sarah Jane Adventure.


David and Davina go head to head as they take to the Mastermind chair.

The Outnumbered kids outsmart the adults.

Highlights of high-kicking celebs re-creating famous routines in Let's Dance for Comic Relief.


Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse present their take on Dragons' Den

The cast of the latest Harry Potter film meet young fundraisers.


Jonathan Ross and Claudia Winkleman introduce the last ever French & Saunders movie spoof: a tribute to Mamma Mia!, featuring Sienna Miller, Joanna Lumley and Matt Lucas.

Ant & Dec go back to their roots.

Catherine Tate takes on Little Britain's computer girl.


The celebrity climbers hot-foot it back from their ascent of Mount Kilimanjaro.

Plus the sequel to Mamma Mia!

A visit to The Royle Family.


Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant re-imagine The Office as an opera.

Denise Van Outen reports on a pair of twins struggling for survival in an African hospital

Jonathan and Claudia welcome some very special dancers.


Comic Relief Does Top of the Pops is on BBC2 during the news.


Fern Britton and Alan Carr present a boys v girls classic as Comic Relief Does The Apprentice reaches its nerve-wracking boardroom climax.


Robbie Williams stars in a Little Britain sketch

David Beckham, Rio Ferdinand and the rest of the England squad are taught a thing or two.


It's time for a pub quiz with landlord Al Murray.

Comedy acts Mitchell & Webb and Armstrong & Miller join forces.

Oasis play live.


Graham Norton presents stand-up sets from Omid Djalili, Jason Manford and Lenny Henry, while Kate Moss and Sadie Frost make Katy Brand's fashion daydream come true.


From the privacy of their own flat - containing 70 people - James Corden and Mathew Home showcase the finest comedy from recent years.

Broadcast details

Friday 13th March 2009
480 minutes