Next Episode of Children in Need is
Season 2018 / Episode 1 and airs on 16 November 2018 19:30
BBC Children in Need (also promoted as Plant Mewn Angen in Wales) is the BBC's UK charity. Since 1980 it has raised over £600 million to change the lives of disabled children and young people in the UK. One of the highlights is an annual telethon, held in November and televised on BBC One, BBC One HD, BBC Two, and BBC Two HD from 7:30pm until 2am. "Pudsey Bear" is BBC Children in Need's mascot, whilst Terry Wogan is a long-standing host.
BBC Children in Need is one of three high-profile British telethons, although the only charity belonging to the BBC, the other telethons being Red Nose Day and Sport Relief, both supporting the Comic Relief charity. Following the closure of Television Centre, the 2013 appeal took place at the BBC's Elstree Studios on Friday 15 November. (source: en.wikipedia.org)
Tess Daly and Greg James kick off a night of fun and fundraising.
The cast of Aladdin perform and there's a special children's edition of Would I Lie to You? The cast of EastEnders star in a dance medley of movie classics from the 1980s, and a children's choir of over 1,500 children sing live in unison across the nation. Plus an exclusive look at the Doctor Who Christmas special.
A group of children receive a special surprise from Little Mix, Graham Norton and Ade Adepitan join in the fun, plus a Team GB Strictly Come Dancing special.
With the help of Great British Bake Off's Mel and Sue, Oscar-winning actor Eddie Redmayne searches for Pudsey Bear in an unmissable Children In Need comedy sketch
Plus the final leg of The One Show's rickshaw challenge and the first winner of the Sir Terry Wogan Fundraiser of Year Award is announced and Craig David is in the studio to perform the official Children in Need single, All We Needed.
The Children in Need entertainment feast switches over to BBC Two for a show packed with music featuring Michael Buble, Take That, Ellie Goulding, Shane Richie & Tony Hadley, Gregory Porter and Olly Murs.
Marvin and Rochelle Humes co-host as the evening of fun and fundraising continues, with a performance from girl group Little Mix. There's an exclusive sneak peak of the Call the Midwife Christmas special, plus Swedish singing-sensation Zara Larsson performs live in the studio.
There's a comedy dance performance from the cast of Citizen Khan and comedian Russell Kane. The Aladdin cast return for another special performance and Busted perform live in the studio.
Relive all the best bits from Children in Need 2016
Ade Adepitan presents highlights from the show, including an unmissable Fantastic Beasts sketch, a dance medley of movie classics from the 80s by the cast of EastEnders, plus a Team GB Strictly Come Dancing special as Olympians take to the famous dancefloor.
With music from Little Mix, Craig David and the cast of Aladdin.
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