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Ben Elton to Use Upstart Crow to Criticise Red Nose Day and Comic Relief

Ben Elton writes an episode of his latest sitcom that criticises Comic Relief? Seems so. Upstart Crow is the latest sitcom written by Elton for BBC2, following The Young Ones, Blackadder, Blessed and The Thin Blue Line. It stars David Mitchell and tells the London and Stratford life of William Shakespeare, his family, and his work colleagues. […]

What Happened To Everyone In Love Actually, Revealed With Screencaps

Thanks to Red Nose Actually, on BBC 1's Red Nose Day from Comic Relief tonight. Juliet and Peter are still together, they are happy. Mark has a beard, still communicates by cue cards… …and is married to Kate Moss. David has been made Prime Minister again, after five years out of office, still married to Natalie…, […]


Love Actually Sequel Airs Tonight On BBC 1 For Red Nose Day (VIDEOS)

Tonight, BBC 1 shows a new ten minute sequel to the Love Actually movie for Comic Relief's charity telethon, Red Nose Day, called Red Nose Day Actually with Hugh Grant, Liam Nielson, Colin Firth, Kiera Knightley, Bill Nighy, Andrew Lincoln, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Martine McCutcheon, Rowan Atkinson and more. They will also be joined […]

Today Is Red Nose Day In The UK. Don't Expect To Get Much Done.

Today is Red Nose Day, the biannual telethon that raises money for Comic Relief, spending it on the most vulnerable in the UK and Africa. The day is awash with celebrities doing very silly things indeed and the general public being encouraged to "be funny for money". It will culminate in a telethon this evening […]

Dennis The Menace Gets A Red And Gold Nose For Comic Relief

This Friday sees the launch of Red Nose Day, the Comic Relief telethon on the BBC that has already introduced my daughters to the concept of blindboxing thanks to the Red Nose offerings this year… Which is why we have bought twenty of the damn things so that they can get an astronaut red nose […]


Red Nose Day Launches In The USA With Jon Hamm Superbowl Ad

Founded by Richard Curtis, Red Nose Day is a biannual charitable telethon for Comic Relief that has been running on British television since 1988, earning millions upon millions for charities in the process. Concentrating on poverty relief and investment in African healthcare, it also has tackled projects including homelessness in the UK. It takes over […]






Erik Larsen Helps Comic Relief Employee Open New Store On Old Premises

Less than two months after Comic Relief in Berkeley closed and The Escapist comic store opened with the closed store's stock, another Berkeley comic store is opening. Uel Carter, employee of the store will now launch rival store Fantastic Comics on the old Comic Relief premises. And Image founder and Savage Dragon creator Erik Larsen […]

VIDEO: Both Parts Of The Comic Relief Doctor Who Special

Steven Moffat and company have put together a pair of mini Doctor Who episodes as part of the BBC's support for Comic Relief. If you're going to watch these, do please at least look at the Comic Relief website – that charity and the work they do is the reason these videos exist in the […]

That Comic Relief Doctor Who Teaser And Three Deleted Scenes From Series Five

Sorry to those who couldn't see the Doctor Who Mini-Episode tease for Friday Night's Comic Relief Red Nose Day telethon on BBC One that Brendon posted yesterday, due to region restrictions. Let's fix that now. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kiT68Y9lUZg[/youtube] And since I'm here, why not sneak in a few other unseen Doctor Who bits, deleted scenes as seen […]

The First Footage From Next Week's Doctor Who Specials

What's better than still images of two Amy Ponds, a Rory and a Time Lord? We're rapidly drawing in on the big BBC telethon for Comic Relief, the biannual Red Nose Day for which Britons "Do Something Funny" and raise money for charitable causes both here at home and in some of the most poverty […]

Roger Nsengiyumva And Sherrie Silver Discuss Africa United

The epic and heartstring-pulling, transcontinental odyssey movie Africa United has just been released on DVD in the UK, and as you'll see from a label on the cover, some of the proceeds from the sale of the film will be donated to Comic Relief. You'll also see from the cover that there's a serious attempt going […]

What's Better Than One Comic Relief Doctor Who Minisode?

It's Red Nose Day, March 18th 2001 and the Comic Relief telethon is on BBC1. You're waiting for the Doctor Who minisode to play, and then suddenly it's on. Then… four short minutes later… it's over. Tears. If only you had a TARDIS, eh?* Well, cry not, because you've still got something to look forward […]

What's Better Than Two Amy Ponds?

If Sunday's picture of two Amy Ponds wasn't enough for you, then here's… well, more. More Pond. More Rory. And more Doctor too. But first of all, here's a better quality version of the Pond picture. Then we'll get onto the new image, showing the TARDIS trio looking at… something. I've seen these images creeping out […]