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James Grant talent unite for Children in Need


Fearne Cotton, Tess Daley and Rochelle Humes are set to host the BBC Children in Need Appeal tonight alongside the legendary Sir Terry Wogan and Radio 1's Nick Grimshaw.

Fearne Cotton, Tess Daley and Rochelle Humes are set to host the BBC Children in Need Appeal tonight alongside the legendary Sir Terry Wogan and Radio 1′s Nick Grimshaw.The night promises to bring together an all-star line up of the biggest names in music and entertainment  as they join forces to help raise money for disadvantaged children and young people across the UK.

Speaking about hosting the event for the first time Rochelle said: “I’m so excited and honoured to be asked to be part of the presenting team for BBC Children in Need this year. I hope everyone tunes in on the night to support this amazing cause and really make a difference to children across all parts of the UK.”

She tweeted:

Whilst Fearne Tweeted:

Headlining on the night is Gareth Malone and his All-Star Choir, starring amongst others Jo Brand, Mel Giedroyc and Craig Revel-Horwood performing the official BBC Children in Need single for the first time on television; One Direction; Cheryl Fernandez-Versini; The Script – who will be performing in The Queen Vic – Susan Boyle and Boyzone.

This year BBC Children in Need puts the children into Strictly, as Strictly Come Dancing hosts a special performance featuring the return of Sir Bruce Forsyth, alongside Tess Daly. Four talented young ballroom champions will be taking to the Strictly dance floor in teams alongside professional dancers, in a Strictly first, dancing head-to-head in a bid to win the Pudsey glitterball trophy.

Charlotte Moore, Controller of BBC One comments: “It’s a stellar line up and promises to be a spectacular BBC Children in Need night. From Gareth’s fabulous All Star Choir to the Rickshaw challenge and the surprise characters returning to EastEnders, everyone is pulling out all the stops to raise money for children all over the UK, so don’t miss it!”
Paul Wright, BBC Executive Producer, says: “BBC Children in Need is one of the biggest nights of the year on British television that millions of people enjoy. I’m very proud of the spectacular line-up we’ve brought together and they are all taking part for one special reason – to raise money for disadvantaged children throughout the UK. It’s going to be a great night!”
David Ramsden, BBC Children in Need Chief Executive, added: “This year’s Appeal is really special thanks to so many truly talented people coming together to help make a difference to young lives right here in the UK. It is going to be a fantastic show.”

Catch all the action live from 7pm on BBC One, and for information visit the official Children in Need website here.

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