BBC Radio 3 Big Red Nose Show
with the BBC Concert Orchestra
Monday 14 March 2011, 7.30pm
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AP
A night with Nicola Benedetti, Sue Perkins, Basil Brush, Katie Derham, Richard Curtis, Julian Lloyd Webber, Marcus Brigstocke, Tim Vine, Masters of the Kazooniverse and YOU on the kazoo...all in aid of Comic Relief.
BBC Concert Orchestra
Johannes Wildner conductor
Sue Perkins conductor *
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto - Finale
Strauss Perpetuum Mobile
Bernstein Mambo from West Side Story *
Wagner Ride of the Valkyries - kazoo world record attempt 1
Harry Gregson-Williams Chicken Run
Gilbert and Sullivan Iolanthe - Nightmare Song
Elgar Nimrod *
Saint-Saens Carnival of the Animals - The Swan
Smetana Dance of the Comedians
Coates Dambusters March - kazoo world record attempt 2
Boom! Boom! BBC Radio 3’s spectacular Red Nose Day concert in the nation’s favourite hall is going to be a great night out.
Stars from the worlds of classical music and comedy join together for one night of camaraderie, hosted by Katie Derham and the mischievous Basil Brush, to raise money for Comic Relief. Come and be part of the official Guinness World Record attempt to create the largest kazoo orchestra on the planet. Big tunes, big names and big gags guaranteed.
Members of the Celebrity Kazoo Band:
Al Murray, Alex Winters, Alice Arnold, Alice Lowe, Andrea McLean, Andy Nyman, Anne Diamond, Anna Crilly, Ben Goldacre, Boyd Hilton, Caitlin Moran, Charlie Condou, Chris Bran, Chris O'Dowd, Christian O’Connell, Christine Hamilton, Clare Balding, Claudie Blakley, Dan Stevens, David Armand, David Morrissey, David Schneider, Dawn Porter, Debbie Chazen, Edith Bowman, Emma Freud, Emma Kennedy, Gabby Logan, Gaby Roslin, Geoff Lloyd, Geraldine McNulty, Grace Dent, Helen Atkinson Wood, Hugh Bonneville, Jason Manford, Jenny Eclair, Jeremy Salsby, Jez Nelson, Jo Scanlan, Jon Ronson, Justin Chubb, Katy Brand, Katy Wix, Kirstie Allsopp, Krishnan Guru-Murthy, Lucy Speed, Marcus Brigstocke, Mark Frith, Mel Giedroyc, Michael Fenton Stevens, Miranda Hart, Mitch Benn, Nick Curtis, Penny Smith, Rebecca Front, Richard Bacon, Richard Curtis, Russell Tovey, Sam Spiro, Samuel West, Sandy McDade, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Sarah Cawood, Shabby Katchadourian, Shappi Khorsandi, Simon Hickson, Simon Mayo, Stephanie Merritt, Stephen Mangan, Steve Furst, Toby Davies, Tom Goodman-Hill, Tony Gardner, Tracey Thorn, Tracy-Ann Oberman, Trevor Neal, Vicki Pepperdine.
Seats £15-£40 / £5 standing (all tickets include a free kazoo)
95% of the ticket purchase price goes to Comic Relief
A booking fee of 2% of the total value plus £2 per booking applies to all bookings of seats and a booking fee of 2% of total value plus £1 per booking applies to all bookings of £5 standing tickets other than those made in person at the Royal Albert Hall.
For more information about BBC Radio 3 and Red Nose Day, including kazoo tutorial videos, visit bbc.co.uk/rednoseday/radio3
How to get there
- South Kensington (District, Circle and Piccadilly Lines) High Street Kensington (District and Circle Lines)
- 52, Victoria to Willesden, stopping on Kensington Gore 9, Aldwych to Hammersmith, stopping on Kensington Gore 10, Archway to Hammersmith, stopping on Kensington Gore 70, Acton to South Kensington, stopping on Queen's Gate 360, Elephant & Castle to the Hall, stopping on Prince Consort Road
- London Victoria is the nearest National Rail train station.
- The Hall has many stepped entrances at Ground level. Ramped access is located at Doors 1, 3, 8, 9 and 12. Public lifts are located at Doors 1 and 8 and serve all levels from Basement to Gallery. The Arena Foyer bars can be accessed via a platform lift from the Basement level at Door 1. 14 wheelchair spaces with adjacent companion seats are situated in the Stalls at Ground floor level.There are a limited number of chairs that can be elevated which may be used by customers seated at the back of the Stalls platforms who are able to transfer from their wheelchair. If you are interested in this facility, please speak to a Steward on arrival. There are also six wheelchair spaces in the Circle at sections P, R, V and X and four spaces within the unreserved standing area of the Gallery. Please note that due to the physical limitations of the circular shape of the auditorium, the spaces in the Circle are more suitable for customers with good upper body mobility.