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Children in Need

Synopsis

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Pudsey's back with his friends Terry Wogan and Gaby Roslin to bring news of this year's fun and fund-raising extravaganza when the stars turn out to pay tribute to the public's efforts for the BBC's own charity. Last year, £18.7 million was raised and there's news all through the night of how the money has been used to help children, plus details of how to support this year's appeal. Terry and Gaby launch the show with children from the National Youth Music Theatre and their production of Bugsy Malone. Then there's more musical entertainment as Gary Barlow performs his Christmas single My Commitment, and 911 sing their new version of Let's Go Crazy for Children in Need. See today's choices. * They've got a friend: page 37 Plus exclusive calendar, and Pudsey giveaway on page
All the following times are subject to change.
7.30-7.40 South East
Shiulie Ghosh, John Fletcher and GLR's Gideon Coe introduce entertainment from the London Transport Museum, with link-ups to Bracknell, Tonbridge and the BT Tower. Plus reports throughout the evening...
7.40 Denise van Outen presents five talented children.
8.00 Noel Edmonds hosts a special edition of his House Party from Florida.
8.10 Peter Andre previews his new single All Night All Right and offers viewers the chance to join him for a special meal.
8.35 The stars of Casualty present a wild west medley.
8.55 TV sleuth Hetty Wainthropp (Patricia Routledge )joins a sewing circle in her new series and starts an auction tonight for her homemade quilt.
Videoplus code for 7-9pm
9.00 Nine o'Clock News
With Peter Sissons.
Regional News
Weekend Weather
Suzanne Charlton
9.30 Terry Wogan and Gaby Roslin return with more pleas to raise money for this year's
Children in Need appeal. Ulrika Jonsson dons a slinky dress for Makin' Whoopee and Magnus Magnusson introduces a celebrity Mastermind featuring, among others, Victor Meldrew (Richard Wilson ) and the notorious learner in Driving
School, Maureen Rees. Tiffany from EastEnders (Martine McCutcheon) pays homage to Barbra Streisand. Then stars of Coronation Street Denise Welch, Angela Griffin,
Tracy Shaw, Jane Danson and Gaynor Faye exchange Manchester for the glitter of Motown.
10.15 The UK links up for an assault on the world record for simultaneous line dancing with Steps and Rodeo Ruth.
10.40 Former Madness singer Suggs is joined by the casts of EastEnders and The Bill for special edition of Night Fever.
11.05 Jools Holland and his orchestra perform and there's a transatlantic edition of Through the Keyhole with Loyd Grossman. Plus stars of the Broadway smash, Rent. fly in to perform.
Videoplus code 9.30-11.35 .
11.35-12.00 South East
The latest on fund-raising in the South East with results brought live from the BT Tower
12.00 There's a rousing start to early hours with Gary Glitter and the Glitter Band, followed by Lisa Stansfield, Boyzone, the Lightning Seeds and Louise. The cast of the musicals Jesus Christ
Superstar and Chicago hot foot it from London's West End to lend their support, there are special editions of Before They Were Famous and Carol
Vorderman and Richard Whiteley present a celebrity Countdown.
1.45am The final roundup from the regions, and at 2.00 the grand total for the evening. Producer Graham Owens: Executive producer John Getgood Stereo Videoplus code 12-2.15am . CEEFAX: for fund-raising details and promotions see ceefax page Followed by Weather

Contributors

Unknown: Terry Wogan
Unknown: Gaby Roslin
Unknown: Bugsy Malone.
Unknown: Gary Barlow
Unknown: John Fletcher
Unknown: Gideon Coe
Unknown: Noel Edmonds
Unknown: Peter Andre
Unknown: Patricia Routledge
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton
Unknown: Terry Wogan
Unknown: Gaby Roslin
Unknown: Ulrika Jonsson
Introduces: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: Victor Meldrew
Unknown: Richard Wilson
Unknown: Maureen Rees.
Unknown: Martine McCutcheon
Unknown: Barbra Streisand.
Unknown: Angela Griffin
Unknown: Tracy Shaw
Unknown: Jane Danson
Unknown: Gaynor Faye
Unknown: Rodeo Ruth.
Unknown: Jools Holland
Unknown: Loyd Grossman.
Unknown: Gary Glitter
Unknown: Lisa Stansfield
Unknown: Richard Whiteley
Producer: John Getgood

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