Date 2023: When is Red Nose Day? The TK Maxx series was introduced for Comic Relief
TK Maxx has teamed up with the charity to sell limited edition clothing for Red Nose Day as some of showbiz’ biggest Brits join the campaign.
Actor Martin Freeman and Britain’s Got Talent judge Amanda Holden is among the celebrities spearheading the campaign.
The famous faces were spotted in sportswear featuring characters from Roger Hargreave’s Mr Men and Little Miss book series – with iconic red noses.
The stars of Britain’s Got Talent, Love Island and Doctor Who unite for Red Nose Day
Freeman, best known for his roles in ‘The Hobbit’ and ‘Sherlock’, 51, was photographed supporting the campaign wearing a blue sweatshirt that read ‘good vibes’.
Meanwhile, Holden, 51, donned a pink T-shirt with a picture of Little Miss Fabulous, who had a red nose, red hair features and a red bag.
Other big names joining the campaign include broadcaster Fearne Cotton; Downton Abbey actor Hugh Bonneville; Doctor Who actress Jodie Whittaker; Singer Rachel Stevens and Strictly Come Dancing judge Shirley Ballas.
The celebrities were photographed by Matt Holyoak as part of the charity’s partnership with the retailer since 2005.
In 18 years, TK Maxx’s partnership with Comic Relief has raised more than £30m.
Former Love Island presenter Laura Whitmore, 37, said of the campaign: “This year’s collection is our most colorful yet with designs featuring the iconic characters from Mr Men Little Miss.
“I was lucky enough to be able to portray Mr. Greedy on set while munching on a delicious cake – what more could you ask for?”
Strict Chief Justice Ballas, 62, called the range “absolutely fabulous” and encouraged “everyone to get involved in any way they can”.
Meanwhile, former S Club 7 member Stevens, 44, said: “It’s all for such a good cause so check them out and get involved if you can.”
TK Maxx Launches Comic Relief Series for Charity
The major retailer is selling an adult t-shirt for £12.99, with a minimum of £5 donated to Comic Relief.
You can pick up a children’s t-shirt for £6.99, kids, with a minimum of £2.50 from each sale going to charity.
In addition to the t-shirts and sweatshirts made from Fairtrade cotton, the new collection also includes aprons, tote bags, lunch bags, notebooks, water bottles, stuffed animals and mugs.
Date 2023: When is Red Nose Day?
It’s time to break the ice!@Emma WillisOti Mabuse, & @Ryan will put their willpower, determination and survival skills to the test as they spend 3 grueling days and 2 freezing nights traversing the Cairngorm Mountains.
Why? To raise important donations for Comic Relief, of course!@BBCiPlayer pic.twitter.com/idPdzmXxPt
— Comic Relief (@comicrelief) February 3, 2023
Red Nose Day takes place on Friday 17 March 2023 when the live charity show is broadcast on BBC One.
The charity program is run by artists such as AJ Odudu, David Tennant, Joel Dommett, Paddy McGuinness and ZoeBall.
Money raised for Comic Relief has helped more than 11.7 million people in the UK and around the world through poverty alleviation, access to safe shelter and specialist services for those experiencing or at risk of domestic violence, children and teenagers.
The news follows the announcement that Emma Willis, Rylan Clark and Oti Mabuse will take on the challenge of climbing Scotland’s Cairn Gorm Mountain for Red Nose Day to support Comic Relief.
Their adventure is being captured for the documentary Frozen: Emma, Oti and Rylan’s Red Nose Day Challenge, which will be broadcast on BBC One and iPlayer in the run-up to Red Nose Day on March 17.
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