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Members of Harry Potter Cast to Appear on BBC Red Nose Day Event?

Posted by: sue
March 08, 2009, 05:15 PM

This week, the BBC will be airing their annual comedy special as part of the Red Nose Day charity event in the UK this Friday, and may possibly include cast members from the Harry Potter films. On the program listing for the event, a description reads as follows: "David Tennant and Davina McCall introduce Enfield and Whitehouse turning the tables on the actual Dragons as Harry and Paul do Dragon's Den. The cast of the new Harry Potter film meet young fundraisers and the legendary Annie Lennox is in the studio."

We are unable to find any additional information about this possible appearance by current Potter film actors, and will update with more when we can. Several past members of the films are included in the show of course, including David Tennant (Barty Crouch, Jr. GoF) and Dawn French (Fat Lady, Prisoner of Azkaban) as well as her husband Lenny Henry (the voice of the Shrunken Head) and Paul Whitehouse (Sir Cadogan). You can learn more about the Red Nose charity event here. The Comic Relief  Red Nose Day show will air in the UK this Friday, March 13 on the BBC.

As a reminder, Red Nose Day, Comic Relief and Harry Potter have a bit of a history together, as J.K. Rowling wrote two companion books, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, and Quidditch Through the Ages specifically to benefit the Comic Relief Charity. Rupert Grint has appeared in a BBC program for this charity event in the past, and most memorably, the brilliant Dawn French was part of the beloved spoof of the Potter series for the charity, as seen here and here: Harry Potter and the Chamber Pot of Azerbaijan.

Thanks so much Roonwit!

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6921 Points

Cool. Yay for charity!

Posted by badger666 on March 08, 2009, 07:35 PM report to moderator
15914 Points

Maybe youtube will have it sometime later. :)

Posted by Mhæy™⌠R☺AR⌡ on March 08, 2009, 08:02 PM report to moderator
1375 Points

I wish they would show this in the US.

Posted by snapealicious on March 08, 2009, 10:59 PM report to moderator
64 Points

I’d watch it if I could!

Posted by teach3 on March 09, 2009, 12:02 AM report to moderator
2235 Points

Might watch through youtube, if someone upload it there. . . :)

Posted by Sidish_black6 [WBM] on March 09, 2009, 12:04 AM report to moderator
283 Points

Cool Gota love David Tennant

Posted by PineApple / Ananas on March 09, 2009, 12:23 AM report to moderator
592 Points

Hopefully there will be a 2 minute Dr Who clip or something related to it, I’m getting annoyed at waiting for more stuff.

Posted by **Annie** on March 09, 2009, 02:55 AM report to moderator
3700 Points

Really looking forward to red nose day now!!

Posted by Minerva McGonagall on March 09, 2009, 04:28 AM report to moderator
5439 Points

I like Red Nose Day. every year i watch the 8 hour Show on TV. i never miss it. also i get a red nose in the Supermarket for the charity.

Posted by Fleur-de- Lily on March 09, 2009, 05:41 AM report to moderator
1141 Points

Red Nose Day is always a fun charity event. I wont however, hold out too much expectations on anything Harry Potter specific in the show. Also, the list of contributes does not include any of the Harry Potter cast (apart from Tennant and French who are really just doing their own thing) but I am sure they will be meeting young children etc though which will be nice to see. The listing is from BBC’s own tv guide, anyway but the description is just a little ambiguous, methinks.

Posted by Professor Potter on March 09, 2009, 06:33 AM report to moderator
1141 Points

Oh and French and Saunders are always a highlight with their spoofs!

Posted by Professor Potter on March 09, 2009, 06:35 AM report to moderator
201 Points

The French and Saunders spoof this year is on Mamma Mia. There is no Doctor Who clip that I know of but there is a Sarah jane advertures scene which hopefully will be shown in the first 2 hours. I am looking forward to it. I have my nose all ready.

To donate and more info about Comic relif go to

Posted by bobbblie on March 09, 2009, 07:09 AM report to moderator
2235 Points

ok, who;s goin to put this prog on youtube. . .!!! ;D

Posted by Sidish_black6 [WBM] on March 09, 2009, 07:35 AM report to moderator
767 Points

Excellent, might watch it this year!

Posted by Kneazle1 on March 09, 2009, 08:08 AM report to moderator
2417 Points


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