Comic Relief

Monday, March 18, 2019

Monday, March 18, 2019

Dawn Butler MP: Comic Relief ‘always shows black people as poor’

Dawn Butler MP: Comic Relief ‘always shows black people as poor’

Dawn Butler MP: Comic Relief ‘always shows black people as poor’

Labour MP Dawn Butler has accused charities like Comic Relief of “always showing black people as being poor and impoverished”.

Friday, March 1, 2019

Friday, March 1, 2019

Stacey Dooley

'White saviour' row is ‘nothing to do with race’

'White saviour' row is ‘nothing to do with race’

Focus on the term “white saviour” has distracted from wider issues about the west’s relationship with Africa, according to a top black commentator and writer.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Buck Fizz star Cheryl Baker: ‘I am a big fan of Stacey Dooley’

Bucks Fizz's Cheryl Baker defends 'white saviour' Stacey Dooley

Bucks Fizz's Cheryl Baker defends 'white saviour' Stacey Dooley

Cheryl Baker from pop group Bucks Fizz has defended documentary maker Stacey Dooley after she was accused of being a “white saviour”.

Stacey Dooley

David Lammy and Stacey Dooley in 'white saviour' row

David Lammy and Stacey Dooley in 'white saviour' row

The television presenter has been accused of being a "white saviour" after posting pictures of herself in Uganda during filming for Comic Relief.

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Giant red noses pop up around the UK to celebrate Comic Relief’s Red Nose Day

Giant red noses pop up around the UK to celebrate Red Nose Day

Giant red noses pop up around the UK to celebrate Red Nose Day

Supersize red noses have been popping up at iconic locations across the UK, from Blackpool seafront to London St Paul’s Cathedral, in honour of Comic Relief’s Red Nose Day.

Monday, January 21, 2019

Monday, January 21, 2019

Workers ‘paid 35p per hour’ to make Spice Girls t-shirts

Workers ‘paid 35p per hour’ to make Spice Girls t-shirts

Workers ‘paid 35p per hour’ to make Spice Girls t-shirts

Comic Relief has said it is “shocked and concerned” by a report alleging that Spice Girls t-shirts sold to support its “gender justice” campaign were made by staff paid the equivalent of 35p per hour.

Friday, March 24, 2017

Friday, March 24, 2017

#rednoseday starts trending on Twitter ahead of Comic Relief

#rednoseday: Britain's dogs dress up for the occasion

#rednoseday: Britain's dogs dress up for the occasion

It's been a rough week for the UK, so a little comic relief is very welcome

Monday, March 20, 2017

Monday, March 20, 2017

Hugh Dennis on Comic Relief, Spitting Image and having a colonoscopy

Hugh Dennis on Comic Relief, Spitting Image and having a colonoscopy

Hugh Dennis on Comic Relief, Spitting Image and having a colonoscopy

Comedian and actor Hugh Dennis revealed that he ended up driving the wrong way up a dual carriageway during his trip to Africa, having already lost the camera crew