Children in Need raises record £37m

Children in Need: ‘Report-breaking’ £37m raised via convey

Dermot O'Leary and Tess Daly

Picture caption

Dermot O’Leary replaced Sir Terry Wogan as host after the 77-Yr-previous pulled out for “health reasons”

Greater Than £37m has been raised thus far for BBC Youngsters in Need, beating closing Yr’s whole of £32.6m.

One Direction, actress Dame Helen Mirren and Sherlock actor Martin Freeman had been among the many host of stars featured in Friday’s fund-raising express.

Dermot O’Leary hosted this 12 Months’s fundraiser, replacing Sir Terry Wogan after the 77-Yr-outdated pulled out for “health reasons”.

BBC Kids in Want tweeted that the entire raised used to be a “File-breaker”.

The convey was additionally presented by using Tess Daly, Fearne Cotton, Saturdays Celebrity Rochelle Humes and BBC Radio 1 DJ Nick Grimshaw.

Sir Terry pulled out for the first time because the annual TELEVISION event’s launch in 1980.

The veteran TELEVISION presenter is having a procedure on his back and is known to have withdrawn in step with medical doctors’ advice.

O’Leary mentioned: “It’s been an absolute blast. Thanks so, so much.

“To Terry, I Am Hoping you’re feeling higher, I’m Hoping we get to experience a drop of the pure very soon and we’re all doing you justice here.”

Picture copyright
Guy Levy/BBC/PA

Image caption

Call the Midwife stars took section in a different model of Strictly Come Dancing

Picture caption

Strictly Come Dancing judges (left to proper) Craig Revel Horwood, Darcey Bussell, Len Goodman, and Bruno Tonioli joined the fund-raiser

Image caption

Warwick Davis, Martin Freeman, R2-D2 and C-3PO starred in a star Wars sketch

This 12 Months a distinct Celebrity Wars sketch with characters C3PO and R2-D2 was once featured.

There Were also performances by using Selena Gomez, Years and Years, Ellie Goulding and a different appeal by Sir Tom Jones.

Picture copyright
Kieron McCarron/PA

Image caption

Singer Jess Glynne carried out on the express

Picture copyright
Kieron McCarron/PA

Picture caption

Just About 30 cast contributors of Eastenders performed to ‘Putting on the Ritz’

This entry handed during the Full-Text RSS service – if that is your content material and you might be studying it on anyone else’s web page, please read the FAQ at fivefilters.org/content material-handiest/faq.php#publishers.

Comments are closed.