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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

Music Played

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

  • 00:04

    Bananarama

    Venus

  • 00:05

    Spandau Ballet

    Gold

  • 00:11

    The Human League

    Soundtrack To A Generation

  • 00:12

    Bananarama

    Venus

  • 00:12

    Tight Fit

    The Lion Sleeps Tonight

  • 00:16

    Erasure

    A Little Respect

  • 00:31

    Haircut One Hundred

    Fantastic Day

  • 00:32

    Blondie

    Heart Of Glass

  • 00:42

    a‐ha

    Take On Me

  • 00:45

    Danni Da Ros

    Alone

  • 00:46

    Johnny Hallyday

    Ceux Qui Parlent Aux Etoiles

  • 00:47

    Cirque du Soleil

    Alegria

  • 00:53

    UB40

    Red Red Wine

  • 00:55

    Coldplay

    Gravity

  • 01:06

    Alan Hawkshaw

    Chicken Man ('Grange Hill' theme)

  • 00:57

    Adele

    Hometown Glory

  • 01:06

    Wham!

    Wham Rap! (Enjoy What You Do) (Francois K Remix)

    Remix Artist: François K.
  • 01:06

    Grange Hill Cast

    Just Say No

  • 01:10

    Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

    Enola Gay

  • 01:14

    Tears for Fears

    Everybody Wants To Rule The World

  • 01:14

    Frankie Goes to Hollywood

    Two Tribes

  • 01:15

    Bon Iver

    Wash

  • 01:16

    Bon Iver

    Michicant

  • 01:17

    Bon Iver

    Holocene

Credits

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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