On the Night...

Red Nose Day is back and it’s coming LIVE from its home at Media City UK, Salford, on Friday 17th March from 7pm on BBC One and iPlayer.

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The epic three-hour fundraising favourite will entertain the nation with hilarious sketches, live performances, big surprises and stunning music acts, whilst raising much-needed cash for good causes at home and across the world.

Presenting live from the studio across the night will be AJ Odudu, David Tennant, Joel Dommett, Paddy McGuinness and Zoe Ball.

What to expect

This year our line up is overflowing with some of the biggest names in comedy, as well as a few surprises throughout the night.

What's On TV

The Traitors

In a special version of the hit psychological gameshow, The Traitors, a star-studded roundtable gathers to decide who should be banished. Claudia Winkleman (played by Dawn French, Jennifer Saunders and Mary Berry) assembles the celebrity ‘Faithful’ and ‘Traitors’ for a discussion full of twists and turns. Which famous faces will be under the cloaks and who will be revealed as the ultimate Traitor?


Hit BBC sitcom Ghosts is back with a spook-tacular special for Red Nose Day, and they have a surprise guest… none other than global superstar Kylie Minogue! When Kylie and her manager (played by Tanya Moodie) arrive at Button House to see if it's a suitable concert venue, the ghosts get the shock of their (after) lives. 

Love Island

TONIGHT on Love Island, Comic Relief turns up the heat and the laughs by sending an unexpected BOMBSHELL into the villa. Expect Maya Jama slow-mos, sarcastic quips from Iain Stirling and a romantic trip to the hideaway.

Baldrick's Bedtime Story for Comic Relief

We’ll see the exclusive return of one of the nation’s most beloved comedy characters – Baldrick – as he reads his very own ‘Blackadder’ Bedtime Story.

Red Nose Day Challenges

This year, we're presenting Emma, Oti and Rylan’s Big Red Nose Day Challenge, as well as Gethin Jones' Dance-a-thon.

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Emma, Oti and Rylan's Big Red Nose Day Challenge

Emma, Oti and Rylan’s Big Red Nose Day Challenge reveals every step and struggle of Emma Willis, Oti Mabuse and Rylan’s turbulent trek to the top of Cairn Gorm Mountain. The challenge will air on BBC One and iPlayer on Tuesday 14 March at 9pm.  

Gethin Jones' Keeps Dancing For Comic Relief

This Red Nose Day, BBC's Morning Live host, Gethin Jones will be attempting to dance non-stop for 24 hours. The challenge will air on BBC Morning Live on the morning of 16th March and will end on March 17th, Red Nose Day.

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