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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.

This compilation of highlights from this epic comedy event follows 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. The programme features 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 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
  • Would I Lie To You Web Exclusive: Accidentally Hitting Mark Owen

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    Would I Lie To You team captain Lee Mack uses David Walliams and Claudia Winkleman to re-enact the moment when he accidentally hit Mark Owen in the face.

    But David Mitchell isn't sure it looks like an accident.

    Host Rob Brydon and team captains David Mitchell and Lee Mack are joined by Fay Ripley, Shappi Khorsandi and Claudia Winkleman for David's first panel show.

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  • Just a minute: Nicholas Told Me To Do It!

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    David Walliams is led astray by Nicholas Parsons as they play Just A Minute as part of the 24 Hour Panel People marathon.

    Radio 4’s classic show returns to the small screen, giving fans the chance to see host Nicholas Parsons in action alongside guests including Shelia Hancock, Tony Hawks, Lee Mack and of course David Walliams.

  • The Generation Game: 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.

  • Through the Key hole: 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?

  • Blankety Blank 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.

    Watch Paul O'Grady asking David Walliams "Why Do You Do These Things?"
  • QI: I Don't Even Know I'm A Genius

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    Stephen Fry proffers an unusual question and Jo Brand is astounded when her joke reply is the right answer.

    Comic Relief's 24 Hour Panel People's special edition of QI, hosted by Stephen Fry with returners Sue Perkins and Jo Brand who teamed up with Russell Tovey and...well, David Walliams of course.

  • Whose Line Is It Anyway? Web Exclusive

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    Can an improvised hoedown about a Rubik's Cube defeat the skills of improvisational champions Josie Lawrence, Tony Slattery, Neil Mullarkey, Fast and Loose's Humphrey Ker?

    Well, it may appear so...

  • Never Mind The Buzzcocks: All That For One Point

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    Robert Webb and Matt Edmondson reinterpret old and new for Nick Grimshaw...with impressive energy levels!

    David Walliams hosts his final panel show of the 24 hours.


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