An exciting array of the biggest names in music and entertainment are coming together for the annual BBC Children in
Need Appeal show extravaganza on Friday, November 14.
The glittering night will be live from the home of EastEnders, Albert Square, which will host big name guests, and show-stopping performances.
Sir Terry Wogan, Tess Daly, Fearne Cotton, and Nick Grimshaw will be joined by new host for BBC Children in Need, The Saturdays singer and presenter Rochelle Humes.
The fantastic five welcome an array of stars as they join together to help raise money for disadvantaged children and young people across the UK.
Headlining on the night is Gareth Malone and his All-Star Choir, starring amongst others Jo Brand, Mel Giedroyc and Craig Revel-Horwood performing the official BBC Children in Need single for the first time on television; One Direction; Cheryl Fernandez-Versini; The Script - who will be performing in The Queen Vic – Susan Boyle and Boyzone.
Sir Terry Wogan, BBC Children in Need Life President, says: “It was my privilege to present the very first Children in Need in 1980 and over the years it has truly become the British Public’s charity.
“Their extraordinary generosity has meant that their donations of over £740 million have made a real difference to the lives of this country’s disadvantaged children and young people.
“It’s an honour and pleasure to be part of a great charity and I am looking forward to presenting an evening
full of entertainment with the usual suspects, Tess, Fearne, Nick and our new host Rochelle.”
Charlotte Moore, Controller of BBC One comments: “It’s a stellar line up and promises to be a spectacular BBC Children in Need night.
“From Gareth’s fabulous All Star Choir to the Rickshaw challenge and the surprise characters returning to EastEnders, everyone is pulling out all the stops to raise money for children all over the UK, so don’t miss it!”
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