Red Nose Day: Danny Dyer and Mary Berry star in The Traitors for Comic Relief
Danny Dyer and Dame Mary Berry will star in a spoof of the hit BBC show The traitors during the Comic Relief Show on Friday night (March 17).
The traitors Sketch will bring together Jennifer Saunders, Stephen Merchant, Rosie Jones and series one contestants Maddy and Wilf for a roundtable.
In a twist, the show’s host Claudia Winkleman is played by Dawn French before the real traitor is revealed to viewers.
Pop singers Tom Grennan and Zara Larsson will perform their new singles during the broadcast from Salford, with AJ Odudu co-hosting the BBC One broadcast along with David Tennant, Joel Dommett, Paddy McGuinness and Zoe Ball.
Grennan will sing his single You Are Not Alone while Swedish singer Larsson will perform her new track Can’t Tame Her.
The cast of Mrs. Doubtfire The Musical will also deliver their first UK performance of ‘Make Me A Woman’ from the new stage show.
The BBC also confirmed that Kylie Minogue will star in a sketch with the cast of the BBC sitcom ghosts.
It was previously announced that Sir Tony Robinson will be returning as a character from Baldrick black viper to read a bedtime story, and Dermot O’Leary will team up with Stath Lets Flats’ Jamie Demetrious Stath Charalambos for a sketch.
Lenny Henry, co-founder of the charity, said of the event: “The spirit of Red Nose Day is for everyone to get involved and get in the mood to help someone else they don’t know, it always has been and what could be better?
“I’ve been inspired by so many people, and usually members of the public, doing extraordinary things.”
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He continued: “I never cease to be amazed at how committed and passionate the people who lead the projects – both in the developing world and in this country – are to improving the lives of so many people.
“So to everyone who has raised funds to support these life changing projects, I would like to personally thank you because without you we would not have been able to do these things. They are the people who inspire me.”
Comic Relief airs Friday from 7pm on BBC One and BBC iPlayer.
Additional reporting by PA
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