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Children in Need raises 'Record-breaking' £37m

Dermot O'Leary and Tess Daly
Dermot O'Leary replaced Sir Terry Wogan as host after the 77-year-old pulled out for "health reasons"

More than £37m has been raised so far for BBC Children in Need, beating last year's total of £32.6m.

One Direction, and the Hobbit's Martin Freeman were among the stars featured in Friday's fund-raising show.

Dermot O'Leary hosted this year's extravaganza, replacing Sir Terry Wogan after he had to pull out because he was feeling unwell.

One Direction
The 1D boys joined Pudsey to help set a new CIN record
Call the Midwife stars taking part in a special edition of Strictly Come Dancing for BBC Children In NeedGuy Levy/BBC/PA
Call the Midwife stars took part in a special edition of Strictly Come Dancing
Strictly Come Dancing judges (left to right) Craig Revel Horwood, Darcey Bussell, Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli
Strictly Come Dancing judges (left to right) Craig Revel Horwood, Darcey Bussell, Len Goodman, and Bruno Tonioli joined the fund-raiser
(left to right) Warwick Davis, Martin Freeman, R2-D2 and C-3PO
Warwick Davis, Martin Freeman, R2-D2 and C-3PO starred in a Star Wars sketch

This year a special Star Wars sketch with characters C3PO and R2-D2 was featured.

There were also performances by Selena Gomez, Years and Years, Jess Glynne and Ellie Goulding.

Singer Jess GlynneKieron McCarron/PA
Singer Jess Glynne performed on the show