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Post-Comic Relief Criticism of David Lammy is a Joke

The Friday before last, Comic Relief donations poured in and millions were glued to their screens, albeit somewhat less than of late. By the end of the night, around £63 million had been raised – an £8 million drop from the last Red Nose Day in 2017. Also down were viewer ratings, averaging 5.6 million […]

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Comic Relief 2018: On-screen ethical fundraising?

Comic Relief has woven itself into the cultural fabric of the U.K. by hosting it publicly anticipated telethon event each year, alternating between Sport Relief and Red Nose Day. While the charity has cumulatively raised over a billion pounds for various domestic and international projects through their two biggest fundraising campaigns, it can also be […]

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Comic Relief Bake Off

This time, four more celebrities try to create ‘masterpieces’ – try being the operative word in this instance. 16 fairly equally hopeless stars took to the tent to bake for Comic Relief, and we were relieved by the comic failure of their talents. Their haphazard efforts reminded us of our own kitchen disasters, proving a […]