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Children in Need Rocks the 80s

Fearne Cotton, Sara Cox and Roman Kemp host a night of music to celebrate the decade that saw the first BBC Children in Need major appeal.

A star-studded line-up celebrates the decade which saw BBC Children in Need's first major appeal. Hosted by Fearne Cotton and Sara Cox, with Roman Kemp capturing all the excitement backstage, this spectacular fundraiser includes performances from a-ha, Bananarama, Boy George, Erasure, Europe, Imagination, Jason Donovan, Katrina, Louisa Johnson, Mica Paris, Nick Heyward, OMD and UB40 featuring Ali, Astro and Mickey.

So dust off your shoulder pads, pull on your legwarmers and join in with the audience, who will be dancing the night away to a whole host of 80s classics.

1 hour, 29 minutes

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Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes


Role Contributor
Presenter Fearne Cotton
Presenter Sara Cox
Presenter Roman Kemp
Performer a-ha
Performer Bananarama
Performer Boy George
Performer Erasure
Performer Europe
Performer Imagination
Performer Jason Donovan
Performer Katrina Leskanich
Performer Louisa Johnson
Performer Mica Paris
Performer Nick Heyward
Performer OMD
Performer UB40
Executive Producer Guy Freeman
Series Producer Cerrie Frost
Producer Gemma Hodgson
Production Manager Caroline Lloyd
Production Coordinator Gabriella Domonkos


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