8 reasons this #RedNoseDay is going to be the BEST ONE EVER

30th January 2019

1. A real #10YearChallenge with Kilimanjaro: The Return

The nine celebrities tackling the 19,000ft mountain in Tanzania include Little Mix’s Jade Thirwall and Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Strictly Come Dancing Judge Shirley Ballas, former MP Ed Balls, Love Island winner Dani Dyer, presenter Anita Rani, Pointless host Alexander Armstrong, BBC Breakfast presenter Dan Walker and NFL star Osi Umenyiora.

It’s no easy feat.

So don’t forget to support your favourite celebs who are doing this incredible eight-day trek, all in the name of charity

2. One Red Nose Day and a Wedding

Charles was doomed to always be a bachelor, until he met the stunning Carrie… We all remember that big snog in the rain at the end. But did it work out for them?

Join the whole cast once again for a glittering reunion of the 1994 smash hit comedy Four Weddings and a Funeral, for a brand-new mini-film written by Richard Curtis and directed by returning director Mike Newell.

Yet another wedding, 25 years later, but who’s walk down the aisle is it this time? One Red Nose Day and a Wedding airs on Red Nose Day Night of TV, Friday 15 March, BBC One.#RNDWedding

3. A night of exceptional entertainment at the BBC

We can’t give away too much about the sketches yet, but check out the line up!

Featuring the likes of Emma Willis, Paddy McGuiness, Romesh Ranganathan, Alesha Dixon, Rob Beckett and Sir Lenny Henry, you know you’re in for one excitement-packed night of telly!

4. We’ve got 11 new red noses… and they’re MYTHICAL!

Who’s it going to be? Is it going to be the gallant Sir Schnoz III? The Abominable Snoseman, or the Hairy Nostroll?

You can bring them to life with augmented reality on your smartphone when you download our app and scan the QR code on the box.

But watch out for the rare and elusive Hoppy Hooter the Frog… Legend has it he only ever emerges from his enchanted swamp when Red Nose Day is around the corner…

Red Noses can be found in Sainsbury’s for £1.25, or here in our online store(opens in new window)

5. ‘Spectacular!’ at the SSE Wembley

One for the grown-ups now; a Wembley gig of SPECTACULAR proportions! Comic Relief are launching our first ever ‘Spectacular!’ show, at the SSE Arena Wembley on Thursday 28th February 2019.

You’ll be seeing the likes of UK comedy heavyweights Jimmy Carr, John Bishop, Katherine Ryan, Alan Carr, Romesh Ranganathan, Rob Beckett, Sir Lenny Henry… and we’ve just added Russell Howard to the line up too! A real gem in the 2019 comedy calendar.

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6. Lord Alan Sugar is back.

You’re fired! Oh no, wait… you’re HIRED!

Lord Sugar, Baroness Brady and Claude Littner are making a return to the boardroom alongside a group of entrepreneurial celebrities vying to avoid the firing line as Comic Relief Does The Apprentice once more.

Who are you going to be rooting for? Of course, no ones walking away with any real investment, all proceeds go to charity.

7. TKMaxx & Disney t-shirt collab

This is a whole new range of t-shirts, ethically sourced, Fairtrade cotton, adorable designs, and with some of your favourite characters. There’s Mickey Mouse and friends, Winnie the Pooh, Bambi and Dumbo.

All proceeds going towards our mission to end poverty, the whole caboodle. You could also win a limited edition and exclusively designed Red Nose Day Tee-hee-hee t-shirt produced by TK Maxx.

T-shirts will be available in store at TK Maxx on the 1st February 2019, or online at tkmaxx.com(opens in new window) andcomicrelief.com/shop(opens in new window)

8.     What it’s really all about

I mean, all of the above is brilliant, right?

But the best part of all of this is the people that we help with the funds that we raise.

Since Red Nose Day 2017, we have helped nearly 15 million people across the UK and in some of the world’s poorest communities. 2.6 million of them are children and vulnerable young adults.

At our core we are working to create a just world, free from poverty, and we ensure that our charitable grants and funds reach those who need them the most.

You will have opportunities every single step of the way to get involved with the fundraising fun for Red Nose Day, bring your office or your pupils’ primary school together for a bake sale or a party, and help raise some serious cash for a good cause.

Find out what your money doesOrder your fundraising pack which has loads of handy tips

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