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Poll: Are you doing something funny for money and supporting Comic Relief?

17:27 30 January 2013

Doing something funny for money.

Doing something funny for money.


PREPARATIONS are getting underway for the biennial TV fundraising marathon that is Comic Relief. Are you holding a fundraising event? What have you got planned and how much do you hope to raise for the cause?


We want to hear from you ahead of the big event on Friday, March 15.

Email with details of your event, or send photos or video to us via



  • Maybe if all the z list celebrities donated a week's wages, all the money needed would be raise straight away, and we would all be spared the usual tired sad televised begging, by millionaire TV celebs, trying to shame viewers to donate £2.00 to buy someone a goat in Burkina Faso.

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    Wednesday, January 30, 2013

  • Would have voted but there is no option of "avoiding at every opportunity the circus of obscenely paid tv and sports celebrities (ahem) pontificating on the screen about the virtues of charity which has become the biennial TV fundraising marathon that is Comic Relief."

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    Steve Blake

    Wednesday, January 30, 2013

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