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Red Nose Day 2009

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Red Nose Day 2009:
Do Something Funny For Money
Red Nose Day 2009.svg
Presented byDavid Tennant
Davina McCall
Jonathan Ross
Claudia Winkleman
Fearne Cotton
Reggie Yates
Noel Fielding
Fern Britton
Alan Carr
Graham Norton
James Corden
Mathew Horne
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Executive producerRichard Curtis
Production locationBBC Television Centre
Camera setupMultiple
Running time8 hours 45 minutes (525 minutes)
Original networkBBC One, BBC Two
Picture format16:9
Original release13 March –
14 March 2009 (2009-03-14)
Preceded byRed Nose Day 2007: The Big One
Followed byRed Nose Day 2011
Related showsLet's Dance for Comic Relief
Comic Relief Does The Apprentice
External links

Red Nose Day 2009 was a fund-raising event organised by Comic Relief, broadcast live on BBC One and BBC Two from the evening of 13 March 2009 to early the following morning. It was part of the "Do Something Funny For Money" campaign. It was held on Friday 13 March till Saturday 14 March 2009 from 7:00 pm to 3:45 am on BBC One.


Time Presenters
19.00-20.40 David Tennant and Davina McCall
20.40-22.00 Jonathan Ross and Claudia Winkleman
22.00-22.35 Fearne Cotton, Reggie Yates and Noel Fielding
22.35-01.00 Fern Britton and Alan Carr
01.00-02.10 Graham Norton
02.10-03.45 James Corden and Mathew Horne

Donation Progress

13 March 2009

The Mount Kilimanjaro total was £3,500,000. The Wine Relief total was £750,000. A notable, single donation of £6,000,000 was donated by an anonymous donor. £501,863 was raised by Ryman. raised £150,000. Subway managed to raise £407,763.

Time Amount Large Donations
19:50 GMT £3,017,772
20:29 GMT £13,667,550 £3.5 million by The BT Red Nose Climb
21:34 GMT £29,748,187 £9 million by Sainsbury's
21:57 GMT £32,802,411
23:25 GMT £41,799,343 £750,000 by Wine Relief, £6 million by an anonymous donor

14 March 2009

Time Amount Large Donations
00:52 GMT £54,690,437 £407,763 by Subway
02:08 GMT £57,809,938
14 March (pm) £59,187,065


Title Brief description Starring
Harry Hill's TV Burp A special compilation version of the show. Harry Hill
Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps, Grownups and Coming of Age A special crossover episode. Standard cast of all three shows.
The Royle Family A special episode of the show. Standard cast
Outnumbered A special episode of the show. Standard cast
The Sarah Jane Adventures "From Raxacoricofallapatorius with Love", a special episode of the show. Elisabeth Sladen, Ronnie Corbett, Thomas Knight, Daniel Anthony, Anjli Mohindra
Mastermind A special episode of the show. David Tennant, Davina McCall, John Humphrys
Dragons' Den The Dragons go back to the Victorian era with inventions such as the television, toothbrush and toilet. This was shown in three parts: the first at 8:23, the second at 12:27 am and the final part at 1:06 am. Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse star as the Dragons as in their sketch show Harry & Paul, while the real Dragons star as the contestants. Peter Jones, James Caan. Duncan Bannatyne, Deborah Meaden, Theo Paphitis, Harry Enfield, Paul Whitehouse
Mamma Mia! Spoof French and Saunders last sketch together. Dawn French, Jennifer Saunders, Sienna Miller, Joanna Lumley, Matt Lucas, Miranda Hart
Little Britain & Little Britain USA Catherine Tate appears as Carol Beer's boss. Catherine Tate, David Walliams, Matt Lucas
Robbie Williams appears as Ellie-Grace's friend having a sleepover. Robbie Williams, David Walliams, Matt Lucas
The Office Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant re-imagine The Office as an opera Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant
Smithy Vs. The England Team Smithy from Gavin & Stacey teaches the England football team a thing or two. James Corden, The England Squad
Pub Quiz Al Murray hosts a pub quiz. Al Murray
Mitchell and Webb Vs. Armstrong and Miller The comedy duos join forces. David Mitchell, Robert Webb, Alexander Armstrong, Ben Miller, Keeley Hawes
Katy Brand Katy Brand has a very special sketch about Fashion College. Katy Brand, Sadie Frost and Kate Moss.
You Can Keep Your Hat On Featuring the cast of Let's Dance for Comic Relief The Full Monty
Catherine Tate Nan Receives a Cheque to the People of Jubilee Hall Catherine Tate, Fern Britton and Alan Carr
Friday Night Comic Relief News Alan and Fern present a special edition of this feature normally on Alan's "The Sunday Night Project" Fern Britton and Alan Carr
Stand-up Comedy Comedy stars perform for Comic Relief Jason Manford, Omid Djalili and Lenny Henry
Cowboys go Naked A selection of black and white clips Unknown
Peter Kay's Raiders of the Pop Charts The making of Peter Kay's "Is This the Way to Amarillo?" video for 2005's Comic Relief Peter Kay, Michael Parkinson and Ronnie Corbett

Musical Performances

The Show

Artist Song Notes
The Saturdays "Just Can't Get Enough" The official Comic Relief song for this year.
Oasis "Falling Down"
Take That "The Garden"
Elbow "Puncture Repair"
Annie Lennox "Lean on Me"
Adele "Make You Feel My Love"
The Script "Heroes"
Franz Ferdinand "Ulysses"

Top of the Pops

Artist Song Notes
Rob Brydon (as Bryn West) & Ruth Jones (as Vanessa Jenkins) with Sir Tom Jones & Robin Gibb "(Barry) Islands In The Stream" The second Comic Relief 2009 single.
Franz Ferdinand "No You Girls" David Tennant joined in and had a go at 'rockin' out' on guitar.
Oasis "Falling Down" Liam Gallagher did not appear on stage.
Take That "Up All Night" Ended with red balloons being released from above.
U2 "Get on Your Boots" Performed from a different studio.
James Morrison "Broken Strings" Acoustic version without Nelly Furtado.
Flo Rida "Right Round" No Ke$ha. Also, Davina McCall, Claudia Winkleman, Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders were on stage dancing.

BBC Two's special Comic Relief edition of Top Of The Pops, drew an impressive 6.73m (31.6%) over 35 minutes.


Let's Dance for Comic Relief

Best bits from the series so far.

Comic Relief Does The Apprentice

Pre-recorded final installment.

The BT Red Nose Climb

The BT Red Nose Climb saw nine celebrities successfully scale 19,330 feet (5,890 m) to reach the summit of Africa's highest mountain to raise money for Comic Relief. On 27 February 2009, Gary Barlow, Ronan Keating, Chris Moyles, Ben Shephard, Cheryl Cole, Kimberley Walsh, Denise Van Outen, Fearne Cotton, and Alesha Dixon set off to Tanzania to tackle Mount Kilimanjaro with project manager and guide Jeremy Gane of Charity Challenge. The Climb has already raised in excess of £3.5 million with over £1.8 million coming from the audience of BBC Radio 1 (a record for the station.) All nine celebrities reached the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro on Saturday, 7 March 2009.[1] Cheryl Cole, Fearne Cotton, Denise Van Outen and Ben Shephard reached the summit first at sunrise. On Thursday 12 March 2009 BBC One's 'Kilimanjaro: The Big Red Nose Climb' was seen by 8.74m viewers (36.6% share). British Prime Minister Gordon Brown met with the group upon their return to the United Kingdom and congratulated the "nine heroes" on their achievement, saying that they were "inspiring a generation of kids who would never have thought about these things".[2]

Cast and Reporters


  1. ^ "Celebrity climbers reach summit". BBC News. British Broadcasting Corporation. 7 March 2009. Retrieved 15 March 2009.
  2. ^ "Brown lauds Comic Relief 'heroes'". BBC News. British Broadcasting Corporation. 12 March 2009. Retrieved 15 March 2009.

External links

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