Sport Relief 2018

Friday 23 March

From 7.00pm

BBC ONE

Sport Relief returns for 2018 and is packed full of famous faces from the worlds of sport, entertainment and music.

The fun kicks off with Gary Lineker, Davina McCall, Ore Oduba, Claudia Winkleman, Paddy McGuiness and Freddie Flintoff manning the helm of what promises to be a star-studded evening full of live music, sketches, fundraising films and many more TV treats.

Highlights include comedian John Bishop trying to inspire Gareth Southgate and the England football team to glory at this summer’s World Cup with comical consequences. Football heroes David Ginola, Alex Scott, John Barnes and Chris Kamara feature in a special edition of Strictly Come Dancing from Wembley Arena, while BBC and ITV go head to head in a Battle of the Channels Celebrity Boat Race. Six brave celebrities battle it out as Celebrity Boxing returns, with Vanessa White taking on Hannah Spearritt and Helen Skelton versus Camilla Thurlow in the women’s contests, while Wayne Bridge faces Spencer Matthews in the men’s bout.

Expect the unexpected as a night of fun, foolery and fundraising for Sport Relief is broadcast live from MediaCityUK Salford for the first time ever.

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