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Comic Relief is an operating British charity, founded in 1985 by the comedy scriptwriter Richard Curtis and comedian Lenny Henry in response to famine in Ethiopia. The highlight of Comic Relief's appeal is Red Nose Day, a biennial telethon held in March, alternating with sister project Sport Relief.
Lenny Henry , Griff Rhys Jones and Jonathan Ross off the blocks for a night of hot comedy, whil Hale and Pace set the pace at the British Telecom Tower. SPECIAL Little and Large deposit the first victim in the vile Gunk Tank. CLASSIC The Young Ones and the start of the great Sketch Rundown selected from such classic shows as Monty Python , Not the Nine O'Clock News and The Two Ronnies.
REPORT Billy Connolly in Mozambique for Comic Relief. SPECIAL TV Gaga - this year's Supersketch Show, with a cast of hundreds, from Penelope Keith to Phil Collins , to Peter Howitt to Barry McGuigan via George Cole and Terry Wogan ! LIVE Frank Carson and the winners of the Kids' Red Nose Joke Box Jury competition. And a Special Red-Nose greeting from Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan.
9.30pm Loadsamoney, Loadsalennyanda Bit of Dave Allen LIVE Alas! It's Smith and Jones to welcome you back. and announce Loadsamoney's farewell performance. CLASSIC Comic Relief and Radio 1 proudly present The Comic Hall of Fame starting with a classic clip of Dave Allen. REPORT Lenny back in Africa, looking at projects in Burkina Faso.
SPECIAL 'Allo Allo! from the Palladium: Rene has trouble with a blow-up Hitler.
LIVE French and Saunders have trouble without Bananarama.
CLASSIC Some naked dancing from A Fish Called Wanda, and Joan Rivers bad-mouths her way into the Hall of Fame.
SPECIAL The Night of the Comic Dead, a red-nose horror film with Phil Cool , Frank Carson and two gruesome ghouls from Brush Strokes.
LIVE Star-studded celebrity magic with Paul Daniels.
CLASSIC A snappy snippet from Victoria Wood.
REPORT Griff Rhys Jones on the ability in disability.
SPECIAL The Barrys: Barry Norman awards his personal statuettes to a feast of fun flicks, including clips from Airplane!, Life of Brian, What's 's Up Doc? and Some Like It Hot.
LIVE The Joan Collins Fan Club and Rory Bremner fan the flames of fun, with the help of a bit of Fry and Laurie.
CLASSIC Steve Martin gets crazy, and Eddie Murphy gets hot in a red-leather jump suit!
REPORT Red-Nose Midnight - an astonishing red-nose wonder bursts to light somewhere in rural Britain.
SPECIAL Theo flings down some hot comedy and Hot Metal - The Satellite Years, with Robert Hardy , Geoffrey Palmer , Peter Snow and Mike Gatting. Also more TV Gaga, with spicy late-night sketches from Nigel Hawthorne , Pamela Stephenson , Jimmy Nail , Jimmy Cricket and, of .course, Rolf Harris.
LIVE Whose Late-Night Line Is It Anyway? - improvised action with John Sessions.
CLASSIC Kevin Turvey and Woody Allen - the master of sit-down comedy and the master of stand-up get-in-the-groove.
REPORT Robbie Coltrane on projects in Northern Ireland.
SPECIAL Hamlet, starring a very serious actor as Ham', Prince of Den', and Stavros as his Dead Dad and the Top Three in the Sketch Rundown.
CLASSIC Bette Midler and Robin Williams raise hell in the Hall of Fame.
LIVE A tearful farewell from the troops, as Lenny, Griff and Jonathan tuck themselves into bed with a cup of hot cocoa to watch...
An hour of early-morning mayhem from the comedy vaults starts with Rick, Neil, Mike and Vyvyan and continues with an award-winning Monty Python compilation. Phone lines stay open for donations till 3.00am
The Search for Cash
Lenny Henry , Griff Rhys Jones and Jonathan Ross bring you news of the utterly astonishing amount of money raised by Red Nose Day earlier this year, and how it will help people both in Africa and at home.
Lenny Henry in Uganda The first of five daily programmes reporting how your donations to Comic Reliefs 1989 Red Nose Day appeal are being spent. Last year you gave more than 926 million. Instead of a full-scale appeal in 1990, Comic Relief is presenting a week of documentaries following the noses to where the money raised is at work. 1: Tonight, Lenny Henry bounces and bumps his way by truck around Uganda, where your money is helping to build a more positive future.
Griff Rhys Jones in the UK Five programmes reporting on how your donations to Comic Reliefs 198 Red Nose Day appeal are being spent. 2: Tonight, Griff Rhys Jones makes a lightning tour of the UK by train visiting some of the 250 projects your money has helped over the past year. Plus a not-to-be-missed original comedy sketch
Victoria Wood in Ethiopia How your donations to Comic Reliefs 1989 Red Nose Day appeal are being spent. 3: Victoria Wood discovers a positive side to this country usually associated with war and famine. She visits an agricultural project, meets a village midwife and sees how relief work is helping in a country torn by civil war. Plus another unmissable original comedy sketch.
Lenny Henry and Griff Rhys Jones Look at Homelessness in the UK How your donations to Comic Reliefs 1989 appeal are being spent. 4: Vincent House in Blackpool, just one of the 93 projects funded, helps those in the downward spiral of homelessness - particularly young people. Tonight, through the stories of Mark and Stewart, a look at this national problem and at some innovative schemes to alleviate it. Plus another original comedy sketch.
What a Relief The Very Bestest of Comic Relief
After a week of following their noses, the Comic Relief team presents a cornucopia of comedy featuring all your favourite comedy stars, from Penelope Keith to Ben Elton, Rowan Atkinson to Ken Dodd , the Young Ones to Cliff Richard. So tune in and get a head start on Red Nose Day 3 in 1991 - the biggest and most spondicious yet. Richard Curtis and a host of top comedians, writers and producers have done their very best to make The Very Bestest of Comic Relief so much funnier than lots and lots of other things
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