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Red Nose Day 2017

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Red Nose Day 2017:
Make Your Laugh Matter
GenreTelethon
Presented byLenny Henry
Romesh Ranganathan
Graham Norton
Jonathan Ross
Miranda Hart
Sally Phillips
Luisa Omielan
Rob Beckett
Warwick Davis
Richard Osman
Greg Davies
Russell Brand
Noel Fielding
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original languageEnglish
Production
Executive producerRichard Curtis
Production locationBuilding Six at The O2
Camera setupMultiple
Running time7 hours, 30 Minutes (450 minutes)
Release
Original networkBBC One, BBC Two
Picture format16:9
Original release24 March –
25 March 2017 (2017-03-25)
Chronology
Preceded byRed Nose Day 2015
Followed byRed Nose Day 2019
Related showsLet's Sing and Dance for Comic Relief
External links
Website

Red Nose Day 2017 was a fund-raising event organised by Comic Relief, broadcast live on BBC One and BBC Two from the evening of 24 March 2017 to early the following morning. This 2017 edition of Red Nose Day was part of the "Make Your Laugh Matter" campaign. It was held on Friday 24 March till Saturday 25 March 2017 from 7:00 pm to 2:30 am on BBC One.

Location and format

Following the closure of BBC Television Centre in 2013, Comic Relief has had to look for new venues to host the annual telethons as they were previously filmed live from Studio One. Sport Relief 2014 was the first not to be filmed at Television Centre, but at the Copper Box in London's Olympic Park. As a result, Red Nose Day 2015 came live, for the first time in its history, from the heart of London in its most prestigious theatre, the London Palladium.[1]

For the 2017 telethon the broadcast was moved from the London Palladium to Building Six at The O2. This choice of venue, otherwise known as the "Comedy Superclub", also marks the change in tone and format of this year's telethon from an entertainment programme hosted by television presenters back to its original format, a comedy show hosted by comedians. This change in tone is also seen in the hosting line up which is dominated by comedians rather than presenters and for the first time in over 10 years does not feature Davina McCall or Claudia Winkleman.

Before main event

Documentaries

The Red Nose Convoy

Television and Radio

Let's Sing and Dance for Comic Relief

Other events and popular culture

Sara Cox 24 Hour 80s Danceathon

The LOLathon by Radio 1

#RedOut

For Red Nose Day 2017, 35 of Britain's biggest vloggers and bloggers took part in the Comic Relief campaign branded as #RedOut. On Sunday 12 March, big social media names such as Zoella, Alfie Deyes and Marcus Butler went offline for 24 hours to promote the charity. The social media personalities used their platforms to promote an exciting video they would be uploading at 6pm, shocking fans with a short 7 second video and a link to the charity's website. They signed off their accounts urging followers to donate and get involved before returning in 24 hours with Red Nose Day themed videos for their subscribers.

British industry

Main event

Presenters

Time Presenters
19:00-22:00 Lenny Henry, Jonathan Ross, Miranda Hart, Luisa Omielan, Sally Phillips, Rob Beckett, Romesh Ranganathan, Richard Osman, Greg Davies and Warwick Davis
22:00-22:35 Greg Davies
22:35-00:30 Graham Norton
00:30-01:35 Russell Brand
01:35-03:05 Jonathan Ross and Noel Fielding

Schedule

The telethon has traditionally taken the format of one broadcast with various presenting teams hosting for typically an hour at a time introducing a variety of sketches and appeal films. The 2017 broadcast differed as the broadcast was split into separate sections, with separate hosts, focusing on a specific theme or skit rather than featuring numerous sketches, appeal films and performances.

Time Show Description
19:00-22:00 Red Nose Day 2017 Lenny Henry, Jonathan Ross, Miranda Hart, Luisa Omielan, Sally Phillips, Rob Beckett, Romesh Ranganathan, Richard Osman, Greg Davies and Warwick Davis present the traditional Red Nose Day broadcast featuring sketches, live performances and appeal films.
22:00-22:35 Greg Davies' Hot Tub Half-Hour Greg Davies hosts from a hot tub on the top of The O2 with live comedy sketches and interviews. With guests Tom Daley and Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky Wilson.
22:35-00:30 Graham Norton's Big Chat Live Graham Norton supersizes his chat show with a ludicrously long sofa to be filled with more star guests than ever before.
00:30-01:35 Russell Brand's Stand Off Russell Brand introduces more live comedy as he welcomes the seven hottest stand-up acts in the UK to the Comic Relief stage.
01:35-03:05 Fantastic Beats and Where to Find Them Jonathan Ross and Noel Fielding join forces to look back at some very special Comic Relief musical memories from the past 30 years.

Appeal films

Russell Howard, Ed Sheeran, Emeli Sandé, Miranda Hart and Sara Cox fronted the appeal films for the 2017 telethon.

Film Name Issue Covered Description Presenter
TBC

Sketches and features

Title Brief description Starring
Red Nose Day Actually 13 years after the film Love Actually, in this mini sequel we return to the lives of the Actually films most iconic characters Hugh Grant, Colin Firth, Liam Neeson, Bill Nighy, Rowan Atkinson, Keira Knightley, Andrew Lincoln, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Martine McCutcheon, Kate Moss, Marcus Brigstocke, Jo Whiley, Robert Peston, Caspar Lee, Alfie Deyes, Louise Pentland and Niomi Smart
French and Saunders The iconic comedy duo return in a special sketch Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders
Micky and Joe's Pizza Micky Flanagan and Joe Lycett take over and attempt to run a local pizza restaurant for the evening Micky Flanagan and Joe Lycett
Carpool Karaoke From The Late Late Show in the US, James Corden teams up with Take That for a very special Carpool Karaoke James Corden, Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald
People Just Do Nothing Chabuddy G arranges for MC Grindah, DJ Beats and the Kurupt FM crew to collaborate with a huge 'urban artist' on a special track for Comic Relief. But things don't quite go to plan when the urban artist turns out to be someone totally unexpected, Ed Sheeran. The world premiere of the music video was shown exclusively on this night. Allan Mustafa, Hugo Chegwin, Asim Chaudhry and Ed Sheeran
The Stotts LIVE Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer bring back the jittery, bickering brothers from Shildon to interview a special celebrity guest in The Stotts Live Vic Reeves, Bob Mortimer and Susanna Reid
Catherine Tate Catherine Tate provides the laughs Catherine Tate
Toast of London Matt Berry voices an appeal film and meets Clem Fandango's half-brother, who looks strangely familiar. Matt Berry
Mrs. Brown Mrs. Brown returns with a special preview of her new BBC One chat show All Round to Mrs. Brown's Brendan O'Carroll
Middle Class The Jeremy Kyle Show Middle class Jeremy Kyle takes the real Jeremy Kyle to task in front of his baying studio audience. The accusation? That Jeremy Kyle has stolen all of Dominic Littlewood's viewers from BBC One's Caught Red Handed because Jeremy "shouts loudly at his guests" Jeremy Kyle, Dominic Littlewood and David Walliams
The World Cup of Biscuits 2017 Richard Osman hosts the Biscuit World Cup which aims to find the champion biscuit of 2017. After opening the vote on Twitter for the Pool Matches in the days leading up to Red Nose Day, Richard and an expert team present the results for the Quarter-Finals, Semi-Finals and Final live from the studio Richard Osman
Peter Kay's Car Share Peter Kay provides an exclusive look at the second series of Car Share plus he will be sharing exciting news about how Comic Relief will benefit from the new series Peter Kay
Let's Sing and Dance for Comic Relief Mel and Sue will be joining the fun from the Let's Sing And Dance studio in anticipation of the live final the following night (Saturday 25 March) Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins
Alan Partridge Everyone's favourite radio DJ returns for some more Mid-Morning Matters Steve Coogan
Smack the Pony For the first time since 2003, Fiona Allen, Doon Mackichan and Sally Phillips reunite to perform a series of sketches from the popular comedy show Sally Phillips, Fiona Allen and Doon Mackichan
Philomena Cunk: Moment Of Wonder Philomena Cunk delivers a special Moment Of Wonder focusing on charity, grilling Richard Curtis about Comic Relief Diane Morgan and Richard Curtis
Hecklers Anonymous A sketch following a community support group trying their best to give up their addiction to heckling Laurence Rickard, Frankie Boyle, Russell Brand and Rebecca Front
This Country The hottest new comedy on BBC Three takes a special look at Comic Relief through the eyes of Kerry and Kurtan Mucklowe Daisy May Cooper and Charlie Cooper
W1A W1A staff discuss and plan how to get the nation involved in the funniest Red Nose Day ever Jessica Hynes
Stephen Hawking's New Voice Professor Stephen Hawking is on the hunt for a new voice. Stephen Hawking, Liam Neeson, Rebel Wilson, Anna Kendrick, Stephen Fry, Simon Cowell, Gordon Ramsay, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Miss Piggy, Geri Halliwell, Kylie Minogue, Felicity Jones, John Boyega, Eddie Redmayne and Michael Caine
The Making of Red Nose Day Actually Go behind the scenes of the biggest sketch of Comic Relief 2017 As listed above
Innuendo Bingo Scott Mills hosts a special version of the game live Scott Mills, Chris Stark and Joel Dommett

Musical performances

Artist Song
Ed Sheeran "What Do I Know?"
Rag'n'Bone Man "Skin"
London Grammar "Truth Is a Beautiful Thing"
Emeli Sandé "Highs & Lows"
Jayde Adams "Nessun Dorma" Comedy act
The Brett Domino Trio "Boombastic" Comedy act

Cast

References

  1. ^ "Comic Relief 2015: as it happened". Daily Telegraph. 14 March 2015. Retrieved 16 March 2015.
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