Episode 2

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Episode 2 of 5

Duration: 35 minutes

David Walliams brings his love of tough endurance challenges to his day job when he takes on the role of anchoring the UK's first ever 24-hour panel show for Red Nose Day.

In this five part series, BBC Three presents the highlights from this epic comedy event, following David as he switches between the roles of host, team captain and panellist, along with some other surprising challenges. The marathon 24-hour challenge celebrates some of the most famous and best loved panel shows from TV and radio.

Joining David across the 24 hours are David Tennant, Jack Dee, Stephen Fry and Miranda Hart to name a few. Each programme will feature a rounds from current panel shows and popular classics, including Have I Got News for You, Just a Minute, Mastermind, Never Mind the Buzzcocks - and for one night only the return of favourites Blankety Blank, Whose Line Is It Anyway and The Generation Game.

With 24 hours, a host of different formats, a whole heap of funny people and absolutely no sleep - has your laughing gear got what it takes to keep up? Don't miss out - come and join the fun.

  • BBC: Red Nose Day 2011

    BBC: Red Nose Day 2011

    Get loads of fantastic fundraising ideas to raise tons of cash and transform lives across Africa and the UK.

    Go to the BBC Red Nose Day 2011 website
  • Why Do You Do These Things?

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    Seven hours into the 24 hour panel show marathon, Paul O'Grady wants to know why David Walliams endures tough challenges.

    Asked just how far he is prepared to go...David's answer could be taken in different ways.

    Join David and do something funny for money
  • Blankety Blank

    Blankety Blank

    Returning to the show he hosted as alter-ego Lily Savage, Paul O’Grady hosts a special edition of the celebrity game-show as himself. Guests include Barbara Windsor, David Tennant, Stacey Solomon, George Lamb, Keith Harris with Orville, Lee and Duncan from Blue and, yes you guessed it, David Walliams.

  • Drag _________ ?

    Drag _________ ?

    "On" suggested David Walliams, as Duncan James plays the Supermatch round on Blankety Blank, hosted by Paul O'Grady.

  • Find out how you can help Comic Relief

    Find out how you can help Comic Relief

    Comic Relief
  • Web Exclusive: I Haven't Got A Clue

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    Paul O'Grady promises to do his best whilst he explains the "boring" rules of Blankety Blank, going on to give an unusual list of appropriate words which can be used by the panel.

  • The Generation Game

    The Generation Game

    David and his mum battle it out against comedian Miranda Hart and her on-screen mother, actress Patricia Hodge, with Vernon Kay as host.

  • Miranda vs David

    Miranda vs David

    Miranda and David start spinning their potter's wheels cheered on by both their mums, both real and on-screen.

  • How To Throw A Pot

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    David Walliams and his mum, Miranda Hart and her on-screen mum Patricia Hodge battle it out on The Generation Game, hosted by Vernon Kay. As the teams learn how to throw their pots and prepare to put a handle on them, mischief ensues.

  • Join In and...

    Join In and...

    ...Do Something Funny For Money
  • So, Who Lives In A House Like This?

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    Linking swords and cats baffles the panel of David Tennant, Patricia Hodge and David Walliams in this special edition of Through The Key Hole chaired by Sir David Frost for the 24 Hour Panel People marathon.

    Can you guess who lives in a house like this?

    What is Red Nose Day?
  • Through The Keyhole

    Through The Keyhole

    The legendary Sir David Frost returns along with Patricia Hodge, David Tennant and David Walliams to take a peak into a famous home.

    And who lives in a house like this? Well, Ann Widdecombe of course.

  • BBC TV Blog: 24 Hour Panel People: We did it!

    BBC TV Blog: 24 Hour Panel People: We did it!

    Executive producer Andy Brereton on how the team pulled together David Walliams' panel show marathon for Comic Relief: "I only really got a sense of how the whole machine was working together at around 3am while eating a beef lasagne."

    Read and comment on Andy's post on the BBC TV blog


David Walliams


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