Comic Relief has revealed their final total after the Red Nose Day charity show aired on the BBC this evening. Paddy McGuiness, Alesha Dixon, Lenny Henry and David Tennant present the program
Comic Relief raised millions of dollars for charity as they brought laughter on Red Nose Day.
Presenters including Paddy McGuiness, Alesha Dixon, Lenny Henry and David Tennant presented the main show for the BBC today where millions picked up their phones to raise money for a worthwhile cause.
There are sketches by David Walliams and Matt Lucas – who reunited for a special Rock Profile sketch, as well as iconic Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders, who collaborated with The Repair’s Jay Blades Shop and Hollywood star Judi Dench.
Tom Daley and Jordan North – who ran special Comic Relief challenges – also found out how much money they’ve raised.
At the end of the main programme, which aired on BBC One, it was revealed that the public had raised a whopping £42,790,147.00 to support some of the most vulnerable people in the whole of the UK. and the rest of the world, as well as Ukraine.
Donations continued to flood into the night.
As part of that, Olympic diver Tom Daley raised more than £1m by swimming, running, cycling and rowing as part of a major sporting event where he confessed he was scared. outdoor water.
“Swimming in the water, in a normal pool you can look down and see black lines, you just see darkness below you and I think on that day it was 5.3 degrees, which is about two or two degrees colder than that. three degrees from what your cold water comes out at the faucet,” he said.
Jordan North has also raked in more than £800,000 for his amazing sailing feat, where he paddles around eight hours a day, all the way from London to his beloved ‘happy spot’ Turf Moor in Burnley , a journey of more than 100 miles.
Comic Opera is back, too, with Helen George, Tamzin Outhwaite, Nina Wadia, Rosie Jones and Scarlett Moffatt putting on the best of opera singing after just 24 hours of practice, performing at the iconic London Coliseum.
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Comic Relief co-founder Sir Lenny Henry spoke about the importance of charity, especially at a time like this.
Writing for The Daily Mirror, he shared: “Every year, it’s our nation’s ability to unite behind a night of laughter and joy to raise money for a good cause, especially in times of crisis. , continues to blow me away.
“Red Nose Day is back and there are plenty of surprises in store. This includes some silly stars lined up to entertain you all at home, plus great hosts. including me, Zoe Ball, Paddy McGuinness, Alesha Dixon and more.”
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