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The Big Night In

Comic Relief and Children in Need join forces to deliver a very special night of television, hosted by Lenny Henry and Matt Baker. Including Clap for Our Carers at 8pm.

Comic Relief and Children in Need join forces for the first time to deliver a very special night of television during these unprecedented times.

The Big Night In brings the nation an evening of unforgettable entertainment in a way we've never seen before. More importantly, it will also raise money for and pay tribute to those on the front line fighting Covid-19 and all the unsung heroes going that extra mile to support their communities.

Together (but safely distanced), Comic Relief legend Lenny Henry and Children in Need's Matt Baker will join forces with Zoe Ball and Paddy McGuinness to host a night of comedy, music and live entertainment from the studio, linking up with a multitude of stars from their houses for an unmissable night.

Expect huge treats from comedy legends Peter Kay and Catherine Tate and music from the one and only Gary Barlow. If you have not yet had a dance around your house, then now is the time to do so with the stars of Strictly Come Dancing leading the way. And we'll be showing some of the greatest comedy sketches of all time, voted by you, the great British public.

And if that wasn’t enough, viewers will be have the chance to win some incredible money-can't-buy prizes across the course of the evening.

The show will give viewers the opportunity to donate, for those who feel able to do so, to help support vulnerable people of all ages and backgrounds across the UK who will be significantly impacted by the crisis.

2 hours, 59 minutes

Last on

Thu 23 Apr 2020 19:00

Music Played

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

  • 00:06

    Louis Armstrong

    What A Wonderful World

  • 00:13



  • 00:15

    Years & Years


  • 00:20

    Jess Glynne

    Hold My Hand

  • 00:24

    Clean Bandit

    Real Love (feat. Jess Glynne)

  • 00:38


    No Matter What

  • 00:41

    Paul Hardcastle

    The Wizzard

  • 00:46

    London Grammar

    Metal & Dust

  • 00:46

    The xx

    I Dare You

  • 01:00


    All About You

  • 01:15

    Nine Inch Nails

    13 Ghosts II

  • 01:19

    Miltos Pashalidis

    Tou Fthinoporou Ta Filia

  • 01:20

    Jack Savoretti


  • 01:32

    Max Richter, Louisa Fuller, Natalia Bonner, John Metcalfe, Chris Worsley, Ian Burdge

    Cd2 04 On The Nature of Daylight (Entropy)

  • 01:36

    The Simon May Orchestra


  • 01:43

    Doc Maf Ensemble


  • 01:43


    Only For So Long

  • 01:44

    Little Mix

    Shout Out To My Ex

  • 01:53


    Brighter Days

  • 01:54

    The Justice Collective

    He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother

  • 02:06

    Meghan Trainor

    No Excuses

  • 02:10

    Percy Faith

    Theme from A Summer Place

  • 02:11

    Tony Christie


  • 02:16

    Jax Jones

    Yeah Yeah Yeah

  • 02:17

    Lighthouse Family


  • 02:21

    Craig Armstrong


  • 02:23

    Max Richter

    Cd2 03 Vladimir's Blues 2018

  • 02:27

    Paloma Faith

    Till I'm Done

  • 02:34

    George Ezra


  • 02:41

    A Winged Victory for the Sullen

    Steep Hills Of Vicodin Tears

  • 02:56


    Perfect Ruin

  • 02:57

    Gary Barlow & The Commonwealth Band