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Comic Relief


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Dawn and Jennifer are back.
9.35 Doctor Who (part 3). The star-studded finale.
9.45 Record Breaking Broadcast Radio 1 DJ Simon Mayo just before going off air after 37 hours.
9.46 The Victoria Wood Special - Wetty Hainthropp Investigates: Victoria Wood stars as the northern detective, With Julie Walters, Judith Chalmers, Gary Wilmot, Matthew Kelly and stars of Coronation Street.
9.55 Rwanda Odyssey Another report by Paul Bradley.
10.00 Jack Dee, Jonathan Ross and Julian Clary introduce
Men Behaving Badly - the Very Special Sketch set in 1968. With Martin Clunes.
10.15 The Fast Show Live for the first time on the BBC.
10.25 Dawn French - Child Prostitution The plight of teenage prostitutes in the UK.
10.30 Elvis Costello A rare live performance, just for Comic Relief.
10.35 The Son of the Fast Show Live More bespoke comedy.
10.40 The Most Naked People on TV Ever As the title suggests .. ?
10.45 Davina McCall joins Lenny Henry for this part of the evening.
11.05 Graham Norton The chat-show host puts in an appearance.
11.10 Have l Got Buzzcocks AII Over Comedy quiz hosted by Angus Deayton , with Nick Hancock , Phill Jupitus and special guests.
11.20 Where Are They Now?
Tony Robinson with updates on Comic Relief projects in the UK.
11.25 Tantrums and Tiaras - the Out-Take: Sir Elton John with a peek at life backstage.
11.30 TFI/Comic Relief Chris Evans 's guests include Paul Gascoigne, Mick Hucknall and more. Plus Ruby Wax's visit to a Comic Relief project in Zanzibar.
12.30am Blast from the Past with Ben Elton Highlights of Comic Relief from years past.
1.00 Carry On Loving Comedy.
The path to true love is a rocky one for clients of the Wedded Bliss Marriage Bureau.
Director Gerald Thomas (1970, PG)
? See Films: pages 54-59 ** Subtitled Videoplus codes for
9.30pm-2.30am ..................
11.30pm-2.30am(notPDC) ....
Followed by Weather


Unknown: Simon Mayo
Unknown: Victoria Wood
Unknown: Julie Walters
Unknown: Judith Chalmers
Unknown: Gary Wilmot
Unknown: Matthew Kelly
Unknown: Paul Bradley
Unknown: Jack Dee
Unknown: Jonathan Ross
Unknown: Julian Clary
Unknown: Martin Clunes
Unknown: Elvis Costello
Unknown: Davina McCall
Unknown: Graham Norton
Unknown: Angus Deayton
Unknown: Nick Hancock
Unknown: Phill Jupitus
Unknown: Tony Robinson
Unknown: Sir Elton John
Unknown: Chris Evans
Unknown: Paul Gascoigne
Unknown: Mick Hucknall
Director: Gerald Thomas

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