Children In Need is an annual television tradition where celebrities come together to raise money for disadvantaged children and young people across the UK.
This year’s celebrity line-up will include popular football pundits and actors when the charity fundraiser kicks off this year.
Who will present Children In Need 2023 when the BBC announces a new name?
💫Introducing the BBC Children in Need 2023 presenting team 💫
— BBC Children in Need (@BBCCiN) October 18, 2023
The presenters of Children In Need were announced by the BBC on the official Children In Need X (formerly Twitter) account.
The tweet said: “Introducing the BBC Children in Need 2023 presenting team.”
“Returning hosts @AdeAdepitan, Mel Giedroyc, @JasonManford, @IAmChrisRamsey and @AlexScott will be joined on stage this year by super talent @mrlennyrush
“BBC Children in Need will be live on @BBCOne and @BBCiPlayer from 7pm on Friday 17th November! Don’t miss a glittering evening of fun and fundraising!”
Those returning include Paralympic medalist and TV presenter Ade Adepitan, actress and comedian Mel Giedroyc and 8 Out Of 10 Cats star Jason Manford.
Comedian Chris Ramsey was also announced as a returning co-host, telling fans that it was “an absolute honor” to be part of the team this year.
Former professional footballer and current pundit Alex Scott has also been named to the returning presenting team.
The new host on the program is British BAFTA award-winning teen actor Lenny Rush, best known for his starring role in Am I Being Unreasonable?
Children In Need 2023 will be broadcast live on BBC One and BBC iPlayer from 7pm on Friday 17 November.