What's coming up on Sport Relief 2020
Will the identity of H finally be unveiled? Why are Steves around the UK being chased down by a blonde assassin? All will be revealed as Sport Relief returns to BBC One for 2020.
Live from Salford, the Night of TV will serve up some hilarious sketches giving the Sport Relief take on some of the country’s most loved programmes.
Line of Duty: Sport Relief Special
Mother of God! DS Arnott, DI Fleming and Superintendent Hastings are back and only interested in one thing, catching bent coppers.
In an exclusive ‘deleted’ scene from series five, all three can be seen interrogating DC Taylor, an accused corrupt copper (played by Jason Isaacs) who they suspect knows the identity of the real ‘H’.
Unfortunately for DC Taylor, his representation comes in the form of ineffective lawyer David Rickman (played by Lee Mack).
Clash of the Channels
The Celebrity Boat Race returns for 2020, and this time it’s bigger and better! Joining BBC and ITV this year are teams from Channel 4 and Sky, who will be looking to claim the title as the fastest channel on water.
Under the wings of Olympic champions James Cracknell OBE and Helen Glover MBE, all four teams will once again battle it out on the challenging waters of Salford Quays.
BBC One’s hit talent show The Greatest Dancer has been given a Sport Relief twist for a one-off special to be shown as part of the Night of TV on Friday, March 13 (BBC One, from 7.00pm).
With the Sport Relief Greatest Dancer trophy up for grabs, two teams of celebrities will each learn and perform a routine for The Greatest Dancer Dance Captains – Cheryl, Matthew Morrison, Oti Mabuse and Todrick Hall – who will have the final say on which team will be the winners.
Hit BBC drama Killing Eve undergoes a Sport Relief makeover. A mysterious blonde assassin is on a killing spree, and targeting victims all with the first name “Steve”.
In this Sport Relief special famous Steves from across the UK including snooker legend Steve Davis, Coronation Street favourite Steve McDonald, sporting icon Steve Redgrave and presenter and magician Stephen Mulhern meet their comedic deaths, but who is Killing Steves?
Comedian Romesh Ranganathan invites Sir Andy Murray to join him in their own unique version of golf’s Open Championship – but at a mini golf course! Unlike professional golf tournaments, the loser will be subjected to a personal forfeit.
QI Sport Relief special
The popular comedy quiz show returns with a Sport Relief twist for this special one-off. Joining regulars Sandi Toksvig and Alan Davies on the panel will be Tom Allen, Johnny Vegas, Phill Jupitus, Aisling Bea and John Barrowman. How obscure and interesting can our guests be when answering sport-related questions to secure the points?
A Question of Sport Relief
Sue Barker hosts a special A Question of Sport Relief with captains Matt Dawson and Phil Tufnell taking on team Sport Relief; Paddy McGuinness, Chris Kamara, Mel Giedroyc and Tom Davis. The teams will battle it out to take home the victory, but not before they take part in the Celebrity Squares round and successfully guess a mystery guest.
All-Star Netball for Sport Relief
Two teams of celebrity players and sporting legends came together last summer to battle it out in the first ever All-Star Netball for Sport Relief. Carrying out a childhood dream of lifting a sporting trophy, huge netball fan and comedy legend Jennifer Saunders captained one of the all-star teams. She faced tough competition from a team led by Strictly Come Dancing’s Oti Mabuse, who grew up playing netball in South Africa.
These are only some of the highlights as famous faces come together for sketches and live moments which see them being pushed out of their comfort zones to help raise money to tackle issues such as mental health stigma, domestic abuse, homelessness and child poverty, both in the UK and around the world.
Hosting the live show will be newcomers Alex Scott, Oti Mabuse, Emma Willis, Tom Allen, Maya Jama and Rylan Clark-Neal as they join Gary Lineker and Paddy McGuinness for an evening filled with fun and fundraising.
Throughout the night, there will be a look into how money raised through Sport Relief can help vulnerable people in the UK and across the world live happier, healthier, safer lives, through a series of appeal films.
Outside the Night of TV, a number of special programmes are sure to whet the appetite; Greg James' Sport Relief Heroes looks back at some of the most inspiring celebrity Sport Relief challenges to date, ‘Sport Relief: The Heat Is On’ follows a team of brave celebrities on a gruelling four-day 100-mile expedition across the Namib Desert, and a 30-minute special looks back at Gareth Thomas’ incredible Tour De Trophy cycling challenge as he cycled 500 miles to deliver the BBC Sports Personality of the Year trophy to 2019 winner Ben Stokes to raise money for Sport Relief.
Make sure you don't miss a minute of what is going to be an incredible night by joining us on Friday 13th March from 7pm on BBC One.