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Children in Need


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Terry Wogan, Sue Cook and top names in entertainment see Pudsey Bear into his second decade. In London, children's entertainer
Dave Benson Phillips greets the fund-raisers, while Supt David Hatcher and DC Jacqui Hames of Crimewatch UK man the Children in Need Incident Desk. And in BBCtv studios throughout the UK, Radio 1 DJ Simon Mayo, 'Allo 'Allo!'s Vicki Michelle and Paul Nicholas of ITV's
Close to Home are among the stars presiding over a night of non-stop entertainment. Last year you helped raise £21.6 million which is improving the quality of life for thousands of Britain's disabled and underprivileged children. Can you make it E25 million this time?
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7.30pm Children in Need
Richard Vaughan in Southampton keeps a close eye on the grand total, with updates on the night's events in the region. Sally Taylor and Dennis Skillicorn slip up to
Basingstoke for this year's special Children in Need Ice Show. And viewers try to overtake last year's record million-pound donation from the south of England.
7.40pm Children in Need
The 'Allo 'Allo! gang drop in. Then David Essex joins children's choirs to sing the anthem If You Want to Help, Help Children in Need.
8.00pm Bruce Forsyth's Children in Need
Generation Game
Famous contestants and their relations try to win Pudseys. With Rosemarie Ford.
8.30pm Children in Need
Mark Curry, Caron Keating and the Radio 5 team host a Fast Forward disco. Then Terry Wogan builds a 500-mile-high Pudsey Bear.
9.00pm Nine O'Clock News With Martyn Lewis. Regional News
Weekend Weather Ian McCaskill
9.30pm Children in Need
Terry Wogan returns, with Gloria Hunniford playing Ginger Rogers opposite three unlikely Fred Astaires; Antiques Roadshow presents an Old Tyme Music Hall; and Harry Carpenter and Desmond Lynam take on Ian St John and Jimmy Greaves in a sports quiz, with Frank Bruno as score-keeper. At 11.15pm the Royal Mail Coach, drawn by six Hungarian greys, stands and delivers to Terry Wogan after a marathon two-week fund-raising tour of the BBC regions.
Including at
9.50-10.30pm Children of Courage Esther Rantzen and Gavin Campbell meet some children who have shown great initiative and determination.
11.35pm Pudsey on Ice
Reports from across the region as fund-raisers take a break to enjoy a sparkling half-hour of entertainment.
12.00 Cabaret Hour
Hosted by Terry Wogan and Sue
Cook. The casts of Miss Saigon and The Phantom of the Opera perform live in the studio, there's a duet by Michael Buerk and Sandy Gall, and stars from film, TV and pop make appearances. Roy Castle leads the most unusual jazz band in the world with celebrity musicians spread throughout the UK.
1.15am Regional Roundup How Children in Need night has gone in your area.
1.45am Highlights Memorable moments.
1.55am Grand Total
The total so far - but there's still time to make a donation.
(Watch 'Going Live!' tomorrow morning for updates)


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