Annie Lennox Partners with Apple Music for Star-Studded International Women’s Day initiative

Annie Lennox Partners with Apple Music for Star-Studded International Women’s Day initiative Mar 11, 2019

As the women’s rights movement pushes forward, internationally acclaimed singer, songwriter, performer and Human Rights activist Annie Lennox and the NGO she founded, The Circle, have partnered with Apple Music for a Global International Women’s Day initiative. More
Stars Join UNICEF To Launch We Are Family Video

Stars Join UNICEF To Launch We Are Family Video Feb 1, 2018

Unicef UK Ambassadors Eddie Izzard, Sir Chris Hoy, Martin Bell OBE and Unicef UK High Profile Supporter Olivia Colman have each lent their support to an emotional and provocative new film putting pressure on the UK Government to change the rules that allow refugee children to reunite with their close family already living in the UK. More
Soccer Aid 2016 Raised Record Amount For UNICEF

Soccer Aid 2016 Raised Record Amount For UNICEF Jan 9, 2017

UNICEF UK has announced that Soccer Aid 2016, broadcast exclusively on ITV, has raised a record-breaking £6.6 million for its life-saving work for children. More
Eddie Izzard Completes Marathon Charity Challenge

Eddie Izzard Completes Marathon Charity Challenge Mar 21, 2016

Comedian Eddie Izzard has completed an astonishing 27 marathons in 27 days across South Africa for Sport Relief. More
Eddie Izzard Nears End Of Marathon Charity Challenge

Eddie Izzard Nears End Of Marathon Charity Challenge Mar 17, 2016

This week Eddie Izzard is hoping to complete his sensational 27 marathons, in 27 days challenge, across South Africa for Sport Relief. More
Get Ready For Sport Relief Weekend

Get Ready For Sport Relief Weekend Mar 16, 2016

The Sport Relief Weekend is kicking off with a stellar line-up of sport and entertainment stars bringing viewers an unmissable evening of entertainment broadcast live from Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on Friday 18th March. More
Eddie Izzard Begins Marathon Challenge For Sport Relief

Eddie Izzard Begins Marathon Challenge For Sport Relief Feb 24, 2016

Eddie Izzard has completed the first of his 27 marathons for Sport Relief. More
Eddie Izzard To Run 27 Marathons In 27 Days Across South Africa

Eddie Izzard To Run 27 Marathons In 27 Days Across South Africa Feb 16, 2016

Comedian Eddie Izzard has announced that he will attempt to complete 27 marathons in 27 days across South Africa for Sport Relief. More
Photo Exhibition Celebrates 20 Years Of Stars Helping Children

Photo Exhibition Celebrates 20 Years Of Stars Helping Children Nov 18, 2015

Moving pictures taken by High Profile UNICEF Supporters have gone on display for the first time, including never before seen snaps taken by Sir Chris Hoy, Michael Sheen and Eddie Izzard, for a new photo exhibition in London. More
Eddie Izzard Visits Child Refugees In Djibouti

Eddie Izzard Visits Child Refugees In Djibouti Jul 17, 2015

Earlier this week, UNICEF UK Ambassador Eddie Izzard met child refugees in Djibouti who have fled the devastating war in Yemen, the country of his birth. More
Stars On Display To Save The Arctic

Stars On Display To Save The Arctic Jul 15, 2015

60 high profile celebrities have joined the campaign to Save the Arctic with Greenpeace. More
Red Nose Day - Its Time To Face The Funny

Red Nose Day - Its Time To Face The Funny Mar 4, 2015

The UK is gearing up for a spectacular night of top telly treats in the name of Red Nose Day as Comic Relief – Face the Funny broadcasts live, for the first time ever, from the London Palladium on March 13. More
Brian Blessed Gets Behind Campaign To Ban Wild Animal Circuses

Brian Blessed Gets Behind Campaign To Ban Wild Animal Circuses Feb 20, 2015

As the political saga surrounding the promised ban on wild animals in circuses in the UK continues, legendary actor Brian Blessed has urged the government to “end this circus madness” and finally legislate to ban such acts. More
Alexei Sayle Tells Government To Get A Move On Over Circus Ban Farce

Alexei Sayle Tells Government To Get A Move On Over Circus Ban Farce Jan 23, 2015

Comedian Alexei Sayle has joined Animal Defenders International (ADI) in calling for action on wild animal circuses, urging Government “to get a move on” and “bring their own bill in” as a backbench bill to bring in the ban promised, but sat upon by Government, faces its tenth attempt to pass to committee stage. More
Eddie Izzard To Stand Up For Shelter

Eddie Izzard To Stand Up For Shelter Dec 12, 2014

British homelessness charity Shelter has announced that Eddie Izzard will headline its Stand Up For Shelter event in February. More
David Beckham And Robbie Williams Join UNICEF Campaign To Protect Children From Violence

David Beckham And Robbie Williams Join UNICEF Campaign To Protect Children From Violence Oct 27, 2014

International football legend David Beckham and music star Robbie Williams, both longstanding UNICEF Ambassadors, have been photographed demonstrating the need to protect children from danger in a set of images released by Unicef UK on Friday. More
Ricky Gervais And Judi Dench Support Wild Animal Circus Ban As New Bill Launched‏

Ricky Gervais And Judi Dench Support Wild Animal Circus Ban As New Bill Launched‏ Sep 3, 2014

Animal Defenders International (ADI), who is spearheading the campaign to end the use of wild animals in circuses in Britain, has teamed up with the multi-talented Ricky Gervais and legendary actors Dame Judi Dench and Brian Blessed to get behind a new bill to ban wild animal acts in Britain which is being introduced today. More
Paul McCartney Calls For End To Animal Experiment Secrecy

Paul McCartney Calls For End To Animal Experiment Secrecy Jun 13, 2014

The National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS) has welcomed support from Sir Paul McCartney, who has joined the NAVS campaign to end secrecy in animal experiments in the UK. More
Stars Call To End Animal Experiment Secrecy

Stars Call To End Animal Experiment Secrecy Jun 11, 2014

The National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS) has welcomed support from Ricky Gervais and Paul O'Grady, who have joined the NAVS campaign to end secrecy in animal experiments in the UK. More
Stars Draw Their Houses For Charity Auction

Stars Draw Their Houses For Charity Auction Jun 4, 2014

The artwork of a host of celebrities went under the hammer for a homeless charity in Cardiff last night. More
Roger Moore Asks The Queen To Help Stop Wild Animal Circuses

Roger Moore Asks The Queen To Help Stop Wild Animal Circuses May 30, 2014

Actors Sir Roger Moore KBE, best known as James Bond, and Imelda Staunton OBE, who stars in new Disney film Maleficent, have joined Animal Defenders International's (ADI) Stop Circus Suffering campaign by writing to the Queen to urge her to include a commitment to a wild animal circus ban in her speech at the State Opening of Parliament on 4th June. More
UK Prime Minister Promises To Ban Wild Animal Circuses

UK Prime Minister Promises To Ban Wild Animal Circuses Apr 9, 2014

British Prime Minister David Cameron has today made a commitment to an Animal Defenders International (ADI) deputation to Downing Street that he will ban wild animal circuses. More
Stars Call On David Cameron To Implement Wild Animal Circus Ban‏

Stars Call On David Cameron To Implement Wild Animal Circus Ban‏ Apr 9, 2014

Over 70 celebrities and politicians have joined Animal Defenders International (ADI) to call on UK Prime Minister David Cameron to speed along plans to ban circuses using wild animals. More
Stars Support Children Of Syria On Third Anniversary Of Conflict

Stars Support Children Of Syria On Third Anniversary Of Conflict Mar 16, 2014

March 15 marked the third anniversary of the outbreak of conflict in Syria, and a number of stars used the occasion to hit their social media sites and call their fans to help the children who are suffering. More
Celebrities Donate To Landmine Clearance Charity Auction

Celebrities Donate To Landmine Clearance Charity Auction Dec 6, 2013

Elbow have donated a guitar used on their latest album to raise money for a Nobel Peace Prize-winning landmine charity. More
Eddie Izzard Meets Syrian Refugees In Iraq

Eddie Izzard Meets Syrian Refugees In Iraq Jul 11, 2013

UNICEF UK Ambassador Eddie Izzard has been reporting live from Domiz refugee camp in Northern Iraq, where he’s warned of a hidden crisis for Syrian refugees in the country. More
Danny Boyle And Bill Gates Attend Big IF In Hyde Park

Danny Boyle And Bill Gates Attend Big IF In Hyde Park Jun 18, 2013

As tens of thousands of people gathered at London’s Hyde Park for the Big IF on Saturday, June 8, world leaders at the Hunger Summit a few miles away pledged money that will save 1.7 million children’s lives. More
Stars Support Fairtrade Fortnight

Stars Support Fairtrade Fortnight Feb 28, 2013

Jonathan Ross, Bruce Forsyth, Tulisa and Harry Hill are among a raft of celebrities supporting Fairtrade Foundation’s campaign calling for action to end trade injustice around the world, which will see three-inch versions of the stars join a march on Parliament during Fairtrade Fortnight (25th Feb-10th March). 

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Graham Norton To Attempt Guinness Record For Charity

Graham Norton To Attempt Guinness Record For Charity Feb 26, 2013

BBC Three has confirmed a star-studded line-up of guests and performers for Comic Relief's Big Chat with Graham Norton. More
Russell Brand Launches Give It Up For Comic Relief

Russell Brand Launches Give It Up For Comic Relief Feb 4, 2013

Russell Brand has launched "Give It Up for Comic Relief", to raise money for and create awareness of, people in the UK affected by drug and alcohol addiction. More