2023 was jam-packed with an array of challenges, fundraising and entertainment and together we raised an outstanding:


2023 Challenges


This year was all about tough mountain climbs, non-stop dancing and Djing on the move. Every Red Nose Day, our celebs put themselves to the ultimate test, to raise life-changing amounts of cash that will make a real difference.

Emma, Oti and Rylan’s Frozen Challenge

Despite the 70mph winds, freezing temperatures, aches, pains, and fatigue, all three celebs made it to the summit of the Cairn Gorm Mountain in the Scottish Highlands.

Gethin Jones’ Red Nose Day Challenge

Using his determination and stamina, and all of your amazing support, Morning Live's Gethin Jones successfully danced for 24 hours this Red Nose Day.

Arielle Free’s Tour de Dance

Taking on the ultimate test of stamina, strength and endurance, Arielle pedalled 100 miles through wind, rain and freezing temperatures to complete her longest ever DJ set.

The TV Show

The night show was presented by AJ Odudu, David Tennant, Joel Dommett, Paddy McGuinness, and Zoe Ball.

Viewers were treated to an evening of entertainment jam-packed with hilarious comedy sketches, live music, extraordinary prizes and moving films showing the life-changing power of donations.

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Watch on BBC iPlayer

If you missed the live show or want to relive all your favourite moments you can find them on BBC iPlayer.

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Our 2023 Appeal Films

Below are two of this year's appeal films, each sharing touching stories from the vital projects your donations fund.

'The Traitors' Parody

During Red Nose day, we broadcast a wide array of comedy sketches to entertain the public. This popular sketch features Claudia Winkleman (played by Dawn French) who gathers a celebrity team of ‘Faithfuls’ and ‘Traitors’.

The New Noses

This year we presented two brand new noses. Year after year, our symbolic Red Noses remind us that the even littlest of things can make a huge difference.

Red Nose Gif

Starting as a tiny, flat crescent, the Nose springs into a beautiful honeycomb-paper sphere. This nose was exclusively designed by Sir Jony Ive.

The Nose That Grows

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Starting from tiny seeds, the 100% composable Red Nose Wildflower Seedbom™ grew into beautiful wildflower.

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The History of Red Nose Day

Red Nose Day is an annual tradition that was first launched back in 1988. Read on to find out more about our iconic campaign over the years.

Tom Daley wearing a wet suit and swim goggles for his Hell of a Homecoming Challenge for Red Nose Day 2022.


The year of 2022 was full of tough and extraordinary challenges, including Olympic legend, Tom Daley, taking on four new Team GB disciplines.


With a triathlon-inspired challenge, a Red Nose and Spoon Race and Justin Bieber’s first British TV performance in five years, 2021's Red Nose Day provided plenty of entertainment for the public.

Even Further Back...

Click the link below to go even further back through the history of Red Nose Day.

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