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Children in Need: 19 November 2010

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Karen Miller Karen Miller | 14:25 UK time, Thursday, 21 October 2010

Today saw the launch of Children in Need 2010.

John Barrowman and the cast of hit musical We Will Rock You are just some of the acts joining Pudsey at the SECC as Children in Need Rocks Scotland on Friday 19 November.

John Barrowman and Jackie Bird are presenting this year's extravaganza from Glasgow, which will be part of the national Children in Need appeal show.

Other acts confirmed for the evening are dance acts Punjabi No 1 and The Box, music acts Pearl and the Puppets, Clanadonia and The Gospel Truth Choir plus comedians Fred MacAulay, Daniel Sloss, Mark Nelson, Craig Hill, Des Clarke, Janey Godley and Nina Conti. Other acts are due to be announced in the coming weeks.

The BBC Radio Scotland schedule is as follows:

Kaye Adams gets things underway at 1000 on Call Kaye. She will then hand over to a Children in Need special on MacAulay and Co from 1030, which will include fundraisers and celebrity guests.

Brian Taylor's Big Debate then takes over the helm with a special programme live from Pacific Quay at 1215 - where an audience of children will discuss issues alongside panellists Chick Young and comedian Susan Calman.

The Comedy Café will follow at 1315 and will be tapping into some of the talent on hand for Children in Need Rocks Scotland.

Tom Morton will be starting at 1405 with his show including special guests and live music from Cherry Band.

Finally, from 1810 Bryan Burnett and Edith Bowman will take over the airwaves for a special four-hour Children in Need programme.

On the Children in Need Scotland page you can find information about this year's events, see highlights from Children in Need 2009 and download the fundraising pack.

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