Scott Mills and Chris Stark have completed their 24-hour LOL-a-thon challenge for Red Nose Day 2019, providing their own non-stop ‘Comic Relief’ to the nation and raising an amazing total of £324,931 for vital causes.
The supersized Lol-a-thon extended to 27-hours in total - three hours longer than the original 24-hours they set out for.
Tasked with the challenge of keeping the nation LOL-ing around the clock, the presenting duo were joined by some very special celebrity guests to help them along the way.
Highlights across the challenge include:
David Beckham shared his favourite elephant-themed joke
Chris Stark took a trip to the most famous door in the UK to deliver a knock, knock joke at 10 Downing Street
Queer Eye’s Tan France showed up for an incredible game of Innuendo Bingo
Everyone’s favourite water guy, Andy King, from the famous Fyre Festival documentary showed his willingness to ‘take one for the team’
Ricky Gervais took part in a round of Radio 1’s Unpopular Opinions
Jack Whitehall got involved with listener jokes
Louis Tomlinson provided the best dad jokes
Paddy McGuinness, Freddie Flintoff and Chris Harris shared top-notch car gags
Love Island’s Dr Alex came in to share the best Doctor Doctor one-liners
Drag Queen’s Den gave Chris a midnight makeover
Thanks to the generosity of Scott, Chris and the BBC Radio 1 listeners – they have managed to raise an incredible amount of money that will help change the lives of people in the UK and abroad.