Sir Lenny Henry Named Comic Relief Honorary Life President

Sir Lenny Henry Named Comic Relief Honorary Life President May 31, 2017

Comic Relief has appointed Sir Lenny Henry and former CEO Kevin Cahill CBE as the charity’s first Honorary Life Presidents, in recognition of the crucial role they played establishing Comic Relief and their ongoing support for the organisation as it prepares for the future. More
Bill Gates Hears Young People Debate Tough World Issues

Bill Gates Hears Young People Debate Tough World Issues May 30, 2017

Last month, global entrepreneur and philanthropist Bill Gates surprised students by sitting in the audience as they debated some of the most challenging global issues facing their generation. More
Red Noses Are A Good Exchange

Red Noses Are A Good Exchange May 16, 2017

On May 5th at Leadercast, the largest leadership event and community in the world, people put on Red Noses and helped launch a new Good Exchange. More
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to Match $1 Million in Red Nose Day Donations Made on Facebook

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to Match $1 Million in Red Nose Day Donations Made on Facebook May 15, 2017

Comic Relief, the nonprofit behind Red Nose Day, has announced that the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will match up to $1 million in donations to Red Nose Day’s US campaign through Facebook’s range of charitable giving products. More
Red Nose Day - £73,026,234 Raised So Far

Red Nose Day - £73,026,234 Raised So Far Mar 29, 2017

The current Red Nose Day 2017 total stands at a jaw-dropping £73,026,234 and Comic Relief couldn’t have done it without the great British public coming together and showing, once again, their incredible generosity over the past few weeks. More
Comic Relief And BT Sport Create First Ever Virtual Reality Comedy Sketch

Comic Relief And BT Sport Create First Ever Virtual Reality Comedy Sketch Mar 22, 2017

Comic Relief and BT Sport have teamed up to create the world’s first ever virtual reality 360 degree comedy sketch. More
The Red Nose African Convoy

The Red Nose African Convoy Mar 13, 2017

As the UK gears-up for this year’s Red Nose Day, the Red Nose African Convoy sees six celebrities swap their home comforts for life on the road as they take the British public on a journey to show how the money they raise is helping to change lives every single day. More
Comic Relief And Oxfam Join Forces To Celebrate International Women’s Day

Comic Relief And Oxfam Join Forces To Celebrate International Women’s Day Mar 7, 2017

To celebrate this year’s International Women’s Day, Comic Relief and Oxfam have joined forces to put on a unique comedy gig at the Leicester Square Theatre on Thursday 8th March. More
Comic Relief Funding Fights Malaria

Comic Relief Funding Fights Malaria Mar 6, 2017

There’s some great news to report in the fight against malaria – between 2000 and 2015, the rate of people dying of malaria has dropped by 62% worldwide. More people are surviving the disease than ever before. More
Comic Relief Announces Line Up For Star-Studded Let's Sing And Dance

Comic Relief Announces Line Up For Star-Studded Let's Sing And Dance Mar 1, 2017

The star-studded line up for Let’s Sing and Dance for Comic Relief has now been revealed. More
Comic Relief Joins With Twitch For Gameraisers

Comic Relief Joins With Twitch For Gameraisers Feb 22, 2017

For the first time ever, Comic Relief is teaming up with social video platform Twitch, to pit celebrities against legendary gamers. More
Love Actually Cast To Reunite For Red Nose Day

Love Actually Cast To Reunite For Red Nose Day Feb 15, 2017

Comic Relief have today announced that the all-star cast of Love Actually will reunite with Writer and Director Richard Curtis for new short film, Red Nose Day Actually. More
Irish Comedians To Support Comic Relief With St Patrick's Day Stand-Up Comedy Gig

Irish Comedians To Support Comic Relief With St Patrick's Day Stand-Up Comedy Gig Feb 14, 2017

On St. Patrick’s Day, 17th March, the cream of Irish stand-up comedy is gathering at the 3Arena in Dublin for the very first Irish event in support of Comic Relief. More
Celebrities Buckle Up For The Ride Of Their Lives On The Red Nose Convoy

Celebrities Buckle Up For The Ride Of Their Lives On The Red Nose Convoy Feb 7, 2017

The Red Nose Convoy hits the road this week, as six famous faces set-out on ‘the mother of all road trips’ across East Africa to deliver essential supplies that will help Comic Relief funded projects to continue to deliver life-saving health work. More
Ed Sheeran Leads A Host Of Huge Names Supporting Red Nose Day

Ed Sheeran Leads A Host Of Huge Names Supporting Red Nose Day Feb 1, 2017

Superstar Ed Sheeran is amongst a whole host of comedians and celebrities getting involved in this year’s Red Nose Day on Friday 24 March, to help transform lives here at home in the UK and across Africa. More
Red Nose Day Returns For 2017

Red Nose Day Returns For 2017 Jan 30, 2017

Comic Relief Inc., the charity behind Red Nose Day, today announced the return of the fundraising campaign. More
Eddie Redmayne to Narrate Audiobook Of Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them

Eddie Redmayne to Narrate Audiobook Of Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them Jan 30, 2017

Audible, Inc., the world’s largest seller and producer of downloadable audiobooks and other spoken-word content, today announced that the Hogwarts library book Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, written by J.K. Rowling as Magizoologist Newt Scamander and narrated by Academy Award-winning actor Eddie Redmayne, is available for the first time as a digital audio book, and can be preordered now. More
Proceeds From Updated Edition Of Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them To Go To Charity

Proceeds From Updated Edition Of Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them To Go To Charity Jan 6, 2017

Scholastic Corporation, the global children’s publishing, education and media company, will publish an updated edition of the bestselling and collectible companion book to the Harry Potter books, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, with a new foreword by JK Rowling, writing as Newt Scamander, and a new cover by Headcase Design on March 14, 2017. More
Comic Relief Pledges £250,000 in Response To Yemen Crisis

Comic Relief Pledges £250,000 in Response To Yemen Crisis Dec 22, 2016

Comic Relief has announced that it will give £250,000 to support organisations working to help starving people in war-torn Yemen, including children at severe risk of malnutrition. More
Annie Lennox Honored With The Lovie Person Of The Year Award

Annie Lennox Honored With The Lovie Person Of The Year Award Nov 3, 2016

On Thursday, October 27, Annie Lennox received The Lovie Person of the Year Award in recognition of her relentless use of social media to leverage her platform and outreach to create a better world for others. More
Annie Lennox Speaks At Meeting On HIV, AIDS, Tuberculosis And Malaria

Annie Lennox Speaks At Meeting On HIV, AIDS, Tuberculosis And Malaria Jul 18, 2016

Annie Lennox OBE, the former Eurythmics star and prominent HIV/AIDS campaigner, last week told British MPs that ending a death sentence for millions of impoverished people is possible — but only with the UK’s increased commitment to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TUBERCULOSIS AND MALARIA, an international public-private partnership set up to combat the scourge of fatal infections. More
Celebrate Red Nose Day Tonight

Celebrate Red Nose Day Tonight May 26, 2016

Tonight in the U.S., Julia Roberts, Will Ferrell, Elton John and over 65 stars are coming together to have fun, raise money and change lives on “The Red Nose Day Special,” airing May 26th on NBC. More
Stars Announced For Red Nose Day USA 2016

Stars Announced For Red Nose Day USA 2016 May 5, 2016

Red Nose Day in the USA is back for the second year. 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
James Corden Brings Smithy Back For Sport Relief

James Corden Brings Smithy Back For Sport Relief Feb 23, 2016

James Corden's much-loved character ‘Smithy’ is making a comeback for Sport Relief. More
Brands And Celebrities Joining Forces For Good

Brands And Celebrities Joining Forces For Good Feb 10, 2016

Seeing a brand and celebrity team up together to support a charity can make a big impact. Through the philanthropic efforts of your favorite brands, you too can support charitable actions. Consider supporting these following brands that have notable and exciting celebrity partnerships for good causes: More
Jo Brand Completes A Hell Of A Walk For Sport Relief

Jo Brand Completes A Hell Of A Walk For Sport Relief Feb 2, 2016

An exhausted but ecstatic Jo Brand crossed the finish line of her BT Sport Relief Challenge: Jo Brand’s Hell of a Walk on Thursday, having clocked up an incredible 135.7 miles in her journey which took her from east to west across the width of the UK. More
Jo Brand Sets Off On A Hell Of A Walk

Jo Brand Sets Off On A Hell Of A Walk Jan 25, 2016

Jo Brand on Friday set off on day one of her BT Sport Relief Challenge: Jo’s Hell of a Walk, a brutal ordeal which will see the 58-year-old attempt to walk an incredible 150 miles in just seven days. More
Jo Brand To Take A Hell Of A Walk For Sport Relief

Jo Brand To Take A Hell Of A Walk For Sport Relief Jan 19, 2016

Comedienne Jo Brand will be ‘doing herself proud’ during Sport Relief by taking on the BT Sport Relief Challenge: Jo Brand’s Hell of a Walk, a brutal ordeal which will see the 58-year-old attempt to walk an incredible 150 miles in just seven days. More
Idris Elba To Join Star-Studded Sport Relief TV Special

Idris Elba To Join Star-Studded Sport Relief TV Special Jan 15, 2016

Sport Relief can today announce exciting new details about this year’s campaign, including Idris Elba donning his infamous Luther coat to uncover a serious case of hilarity in an unmissable sketch. More