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The Top 20

A look back at Children In Need's unforgettable moments. The second part counts down the top 20 to number 1 and features songs, sketches, performances and interviews.


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Shall we get the party started?

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Where can you see the best British comedy talent?

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Am I bovvered?

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It's a very good cause, John. Ah-ha-ha-ha.

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The world's biggest pop stars?

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-One killer performance.

-Oh, gives me little chills.

-This'll be amazing.

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And Simon Cowell get sawn in half?

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I was a bit nervous.

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Right here, that's where, because this is Children In Need's 50 Greatest Moments.

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Tonight, we reveal the top 20, counting down to that all important number one.

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Tonight, Pudsey's countdown continues, looking back over 30 years

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of celebrities dancing, singing and humiliating themselves, all for Children In Need.

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So far we've seen 50 to 21.

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If you thought that was good, just wait until you see what we've got in store for you tonight.

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It's not the best feeling in the world.

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It was always going to be immense.

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-Those are the moments we all sit and wait for.

-No, they, no...

-Give it up.

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Who is this little toe rag?

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So, without further ado, let's find out what's at number 20.

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It's a hamster driving an Audi Quattro.

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Not a real hamster, of course, that would be ridiculous and quite dangerous.

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I don't know how the idea

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of Ashes To Ashes and Top Gear getting together came about.

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Somebody bigger and cleverer than me would have thought of it.

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Well, bigger, definitely.

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Yes, in 2008, two award-winning shows came together

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for this three-minute piece of funniness.

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-Oi.

-Sorry.

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Get away from that motor and put your hands in the air.

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Philip was heroically abusive of me.

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Why should I let a miniature scrotum like you anywhere near my car?

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What else is he going to do? He gets the small one off Top Gear to play with.

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You seriously think I'd let a man who looks like a gerbil drive my car?

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I don't know what I was thinking about.

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The Audi Quattro was an important car, but let's be honest,

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it's an old car, which means it's rubbish.

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Sorry, Audi Quattro.

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These are brilliant. Shame it's wasted on him.

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Producers decided it would be wise to use a stuntman for the high-speed manoeuvres.

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I don't know why, with my reputation.

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-Yeah, I know why.

-But it's not all fun and games.

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There was an important lesson to be learned.

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How do you fancy meeting The Stig?

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I thought you'd never ask.

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In my experience, a chap's ability to execute a handbrake turn has

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a direct correlation with his ability to persuade young ladies to get jiggy.

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Handbrake turn, girls, jiggy, got it.

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Of course, if that doesn't work, you can always try hypnotism.

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We're all going off on an exciting journey into the imagination.

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Don't adjust your screens. What you're about to see isn't a trick.

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These are real celebrities risking real careers.

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We're going off down the farmyard and there's a lot of milking to be done.

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Yes, at number 19, it's hypnotist Paul McKenna, famous for helping

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Olympic athletes win medals, or smokers quit their habit.

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Back in 1996, he's doing what he does best - making celebrities look like idiots.

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HE TALKS GIBBERISH

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I didn't understand what I'd have to do,

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so I just agreed to do it.

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-Do you feel hypnotised?

-No way.

-No, no, sleep, sleep.

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What are we actually doing here?

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When you wake up in the next few moments, whenever you hear this piece of music,

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for the rest of this evening,

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you'll become a world champion goal-scoring footballer.

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I know that it wasn't fake because my acting's not that good!

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He shoots, he scores!

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It's a goal! It's a goal! It's a goal!

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Dean, Dean, what are you doing out of your seat?

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The most embarrassing thing for me, watching back on my hypnotism...

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-Acting like a fish?

-It was just awful.

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Talking like an alien?

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-Oh, yeah, right.

-I'm horrified for what I was wearing.

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Yeah, fair point.

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I don't think there's been any lasting effects from being hypnotised or anything like that.

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MATCH OF THE DAY THEME MUSIC

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Goal!

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But enough of all this nonsense. At number 18, it's time to get serious.

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The following clip contains images that many viewers may find offensive

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and should not be replicated unless raising large sums of money for Children In Need,

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or intoxicated, or even both.

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# Let's do the Time Warp again. #

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Yes, avert your eyes, it's the newsreaders in their underwear,

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performing the Rocky Horror Show.

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Put your hands on your hips.

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# And bring your knees in tight. #

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It was phenomenal.

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That was easily, I think, streets ahead of all the others.

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# Let's do the Time Warp again. #

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The legendary Michael Buerk, who actually, I think,

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as the story goes, did the 10 O'Clock News

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wearing his suit and fishnet tights underneath.

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That's not just a story, Sophie.

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The act was scheduled for only a couple of minutes

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after the end of the 10 O'Clock News that I was presenting.

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Good evening.

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-He didn't have time to change.

-I was bloody uncomfortable.

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All this stuff was below the waist.

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Above the waist, I was your standard BBC 10 O'Clock newscaster.

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Students will have to pay far more to go to university.

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But then, quite late in the evening, they wheel on our social affairs editor.

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Our social affairs editor Neil Dixon is here.

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But nobody told him that I'd got this costume on.

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And I swing round to him, in a black leather micro skirt, fishnet stockings and big leather boots.

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-Yes, Michael, I think there was a real prospect...

-How he carried on, I don't know.

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-For those that still don't believe, here's the proof.

-What a picture.

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Fortunately for Michael, he wasn't the headline that night.

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Jeremy Vine, the bravest newsreader of them all.

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# I see you've met my... #

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I've never been able to look at Jeremy in quite the same way.

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What's the big deal? You're in stockings and suspenders and he's just in a cloak.

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# Don't get strung out by the way I look... #

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Oh, my God.

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# Don't judge a book by its cover... #

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I thought he was such a terrific guy,

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brilliant journalist, and good mate, but...

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I had my doubts.

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# I'm just a sweet transvestite

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# From Transsexual... #

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Horrific though it may be, it managed to help raise 13.5 million in 2002.

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That's the great thing about Children In Need.

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What ever an arse you make of yourself, at the end of the day, it was for children, wasn't it?

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Next, one of the most ground-breaking moments in history.

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In 2009, a brave documentary film crew went to the ends of the Earth

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in search of mythical talking animals.

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This is what they found.

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Oh, hello.

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Isn't that Children In Need?

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Dear, oh dear. I mean, I'm all for charity and all that,

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but it's gone a bit mad around here this year.

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Look, everyone, it's jumping Justin.

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Evening, boys, don't get up.

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I'm joking, of course. This is a Walk On The Wild Side special for Children In Need.

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-Sid.

-What, who's that?

-This is your conscience speaking.

-What?

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Alan, Alan, Al, Alan. Alan.

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Al, Al, Al, Al!

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I know what you're thinking - what do human sound like as animals?

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Well, it's something like this.

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ANIMAL HOWLS AND SCREECHES

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Amazing.

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At number 16, a performance that Simon Cowell describes as...

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One of the worst musical performances ever.

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-Oh, dear. Well, who could that be?

-Here's Terry Wogan.

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Many years ago, when the world was young

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and I was a great deal younger,

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somebody had the idea that I should release a record.

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# I thought I could hear the curious tone

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# Of the cornet, clarinet and big trombone... #

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And then somebody had the really bad idea that we do a rap version for Children In Need.

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# There was band with a curious tone

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# Of the cornet clarinet and big trombone... #

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Sporting a suit trouser and camo jacket combo,

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Mr Children In Need has made the Top 20 with the Floral Dance remix.

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# All together with the floral dance... #

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As anybody looking at this will see, it was an unmitigated disaster.

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-Say, way-oh!

-Way-oh!

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Way-oh!

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I mean, the Floral Dance, and I'm not being rude,

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has got to be one of the worst musical performances ever.

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# ..Came floating down... #

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-It's not that bad.

-Say, way-oh!

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-Way-oh.

-Way-oh!

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Brilliant.

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He's a great DJ,

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and a great TV presenter. He's just a terrible singer.

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I wouldn't be too quick to criticise, Cowell, because guess who's at number 15...

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as a magician's assistant?

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I remember getting a very excited call from Pete Waterman.

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He said, "I've got to speak to urgently."

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"What's urgent, Pete?"

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"I need to saw you in half on TV."

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Right, get him in the box.

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I was a bit nervous, I've got to be honest with you.

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Where's his waistband?

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I don't know, I can't find it. It's there somewhere.

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It was when I realised it was electric.

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-You're kidding me.

-I'm not kidding you.

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That's it.

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I'm lying in a box, I can't move, somebody who I often fall out with

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is standing there with a chainsaw and it's live TV.

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It's not the best feeling in the world.

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I remember thinking that at point, "He's actually not a magician, what if he does saw me in half?"

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-Oh, dear.

-You don't know what you're doing.

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I know what I'm doing, son.

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But that's Pete, he loves dressing up in strange clothes and holding chainsaws.

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I thought you said he's got no backbone.

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At the time, it was like, "Simon Cowell's getting sawn in half."

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Now when you think back at it, you're thinking,

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"Do we wish we could have sawn Simon Cowell in half?"

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-Probably, yeah.

-Would that have been a bit of a problem for us?

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It was quite embarrassing.

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Actually, he did saw me in half.

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Before your very eyes, ladies and gentlemen.

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No, obviously, we'd never want that to really happen in real life.

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Now, we've already seen EastEnders impersonate one icon in this countdown,

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so when Pudsey called in 2002, you can count on one man to rise to the challenge.

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# I want to break free... #

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After I Want To Break Free,

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the following year, I think EastEnders thought,

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"We've got to top this."

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So when you've left your stamp on Freddie Mercury, where can you possibly go next?

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They said, "Shaun, you're going to be Michael Jackson."

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# Cos this is thriller

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# Thriller night

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# No-one's gonna save you from the beast about to strike... #

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"So you want fat Barry Evans, overweight, face like a bag of spanners, to play Michael Jackson?"

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They said, "Yeah." I thought, "This is going to be awful."

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# You know, it's thriller thriller night... #

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He wasn't trying to do it as Michael Jackson,

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he was trying to do it as Barry being Michael Jackson.

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# Inside a killer, thriller tonight... #

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I remember Shaun Williamson doing Thriller, that was great.

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He physically isn't very similar to Michael Jackson, but he was good.

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He can really nail the tune.

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# Killer, thriller, tonight... #

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I looked ridiculous, like an embarrassing uncle.

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# The dead start to walk... #

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There's a bit when I jump up on a park bench, I thought, "This is your chance, son, go for it."

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# There's no escaping the jaws of the alien this time... #

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Flip the old jacket down the back and I'm like, "Yeah, come on!"

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Did a few little off-the-cuff Jackson moves.

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Not quite sure what Jackson moves those are.

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I think one of the best parts of our video is the zombies.

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The make-up team did a fantastic job.

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My first appearance as a zombie, may I add.

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Darling, you're a natural.

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That was his hand. We'd been four hours without a snack.

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Zombies, check. Michael Jackson, well, kind of.

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All that's left is the famous dance.

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When I looked back on it, it looked like I was having a fit.

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Darkness falls across the land.

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Your body starts to shiver.

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This classic Children In Need performance helped raise over £26 million.

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The evil of the thriller.

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If you liked that, stay tuned.

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There's more soapy moments still to come.

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Next, a trip down mammary lane... I mean memory lane.

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For me, taking part in Children In Need was extraordinary

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because I'd watched it for years and years.

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I remember watching it and Joanna Lumley taking her clothes off.

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I'd like to take my dress off later on, if somebody would like to pledge some money...for that.

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We were suitably moved by Joanna's offer.

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One of the events that will always be fresh in the memory of all of those,

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and all of us who've been part of Children In Need since 1980.

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No need for big musical numbers or comedy sketches.

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Back in 1983, it appears celebs would just strip for money.

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Weren't the '80s just fantastic?!

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It was a little black number,

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and it had the required effect.

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There's never been a higher point in Children In Need for me.

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In that case, let's see your high point one more time.

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We salute you, Miss Lumley.

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If we had the requisite amount of money, who knows, she might have taken it all off.

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And that would've been something, I tell you.

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Over the years, Children In Need has given us

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some pretty unique musical performances, but no-one could have

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predicted this brilliantly bizarre duet back in 1997.

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I had a request through asking if I would do something for Children In Need.

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# Another bride... #

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But then when she said they want you to sing...

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# Another sunny... #

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..with Kermit the Frog.

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Hey-ho.

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Nice.

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It was incredible.

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# A lot of shoes...

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# A lot of rice... #

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Everybody knows who Kermit the Frog is.

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It was like meeting royalty.

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You are, and why would you not, treating him like a major star,

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albeit bending down a little bit.

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# To make whoopee... #

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Singing with Kermit is not something that you forget.

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-# He's so ambitious

-Er, amphibious. #

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It definitely was one of the highlights of my career.

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Sadly, this was to be the first and only time Kermit and Ulrika performed together.

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# For making whoopee... #

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I haven't actually got Kermit's mobile number,

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but if you are watching this, and you fancy making whoopee,

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then give me a call.

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Miss Piggy's not going to like that, Ulrika.

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And talking of unforgettable duets,

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once upon a time, in a television studio in West London

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two star-crossed lovers looked into each other's eyes,

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and sung about a whole new world.

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# A whole new world... #

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And in the spirit of fairytale, let's all say something nice.

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Katie and Peter performing together, doing A Whole New World,

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what can I say?

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# A whole new world

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Erm...

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It was, wow.

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Wait...

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I'm just trying to think.

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Come on, it can't be that hard, this fairytale needs a knight in shining armour.

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Arise, Sir Terry, we need some help.

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It wasn't perhaps the greatest performance of the century, but it was OK.

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It was in tune, and Peter can certainly sing, and Katie...

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came in at the appropriate time.

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-# A whole new world

-A whole new world

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# A new fantastic point of view

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# No-one to tell us no Or where to go

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# Or say we're only dreaming

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A whole new world

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Every turn a surprise... #

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During the time they were performing, no donations coming through at all,

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because everybody was riveted,

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but as soon as they'd finished, the phones went mad.

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# A whole new world... #

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It was one of the great moments on Children In Need in terms of a tremendous burst of giving.

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Yes, Peter gets a bit of stick, and Katie's got her knockers,

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but this classic Children In Need duet helped raise over £17 million on the night.

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And they all lived happily ever after.

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Well, kind of.

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Before we dive head-first into the top ten greatest moments,

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let's raise a glass to the smooth talking Irishman

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that Children In Need simply wouldn't be the same without.

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Now it's time to pay tribute to a very wonderful and warm human being, but enough of me.

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-AS KEN BRUCE:

-If there was a good ship Children In Need,

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Sir Terry would be the carved figurehead at the front of it.

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# Terry Wogan, Terry Wogan, Terry Wogan... #

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Sir Terry has presented Children In Need for over 30 years,

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that's over 200 hours of live TV and pure professionalism.

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Terry Wogan is quintessentially Children In Need.

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-When you think of Children In Need, you think of Terry.

-Yee-hah!

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From the second I started on that show, he took me under his wing,

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and guided me through the chaos.

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-Quite moved by that.

-He has got the smoothest voice I think I've ever heard.

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Imagine a sweet with Terry Wogan running all the way through it.

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Sir Terry Wogan is the lynchpin in Pudsey's nappy.

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He's got great energy, you never see him wavering over the night.

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Hello, I'm Gaby Roslin.

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No jokes, I really have lost Terry Wogan.

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-He might be off, you know, having a little tipple on the side.

-Thank you very much, Charles.

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As far as I know, Terry Wogan only ever drunk water.

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SLURRING: I'll give Terry Wogan £250 for his tie.

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The show must go on, it's the old pro syndrome, you know, bore everybody to death.

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Belting idea. Whoa!

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He just gets dealt curve balls all night.

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Pretty smooth, eh?

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If you've been watching from the start,

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and even I haven't been watching from the start.

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He doesn't have to unwind after he's been on stage, he's relaxed on stage.

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-And that is why he's a great host for the evening.

-I'm not really with you now.

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It doesn't matter how chaotic it is,

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he'll just rock on the balls of his feet and just go, "oh, ah".

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-Hmm.

-Oh. Hmm.

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I just caught a glimpse of myself on the television,

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how have you been able to watch this all evening?

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Tonight we can all make it count, really count for the children.

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He's passionate about the charity himself,

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he passionate about what it stands for.

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Keep the donations coming in please, I hate to nag, but we have to do better this year.

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All that fine work that contributed to him becoming Sir Terry, oh!

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-We're glad that you're here, but show us the money.

-It's Terry's show.

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Children In Need is Terry, and Terry is Children In Need.

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Isn't that heart-warming, everybody?

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Without Terry doing Children In Need, the world would not be right.

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He's the only man for the job, he's going to have to live forever, isn't he?

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-He's a legend.

-He is a legend.

-He's a legend.

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Deepest respect for that man.

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-I've always loved him.

-He is a national treasure.

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And it's just great to be able to say I worked with Terry Wogan.

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I just hope, when the day comes, when I'm not able to react quickly,

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when I appear to trip over my feet,

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I hope that somebody's going to take me aside and say, time you were gone.

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Thank you, thank you, thank you, for all your efforts.

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But in the meantime,

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I'm going to go on doing it for as long as I can.

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You're all very strange. But I love you.

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What a legend.

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And now, the moment you've all been waiting for, so sit back

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and enjoy the Children In Need greatest moments top ten.

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At number ten, we're at Number Ten, when Tony Blair meets Tony Blair.

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What? Has the scriptwriter been on the booze again?

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The Jon Culshaw and Tony Blair sketch has to be one of

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the classic Children In Need moments.

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Fair play to Jon Culshaw, because I would not ever have the balls

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to do an impression of the actual Prime Minister in front of him,

0:23:500:23:58

in his house.

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People of Britain, this is your Prime Minister.

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'I always thought that impressions'

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were just sort of exaggerations,

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but there he is, just off guard, the real fellow, he says,

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"OK, what do you want to do, guys?"

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Emphatic hand gesture, serious forehead, angry pointy finger.

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It is a great pleasure for me to lend my support to this year's Children In Need.

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Not only the support of myself, but also the support,

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in a very real sense, of my associate here.

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I think I can manage from now.

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Remember, emphatic hand gesture, serious forehead.

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I said, right, OK, I'll do a formal speech and then that can be your moment.

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Since the appeal started back in 1980...

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Then you can get started and then I'll interrupt you.

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-In a very real sense.

-In a very real sense,

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it's money which has made and is making a huge difference

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to the lives of many tens of thousands of children and young people in the UK.

0:24:520:24:56

Yes, it was very good of him to participate in this.

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I said, thank you, Prime Minister for joining in and helping out in this way.

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He says, "You know, it's a very good cause, Jon, ha-ha."

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And off he went to run the country or something.

0:25:080:25:11

-Thank you.

-Very good, it's good to get a thank you in at the end.

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I think people will relate to that and find that warming.

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I think you do this better than me, actually.

0:25:170:25:19

Looks like he made a good IMPRESSION. Thank you.

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Who's at number nine?

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I don't know, who is it? Oh, right, "Who's" at number nine, very clever.

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-What?

-What?

-What?

-It's Who, actually.

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Yes Children In Need in 2007 saw an iconic moment for any Doctor Who fan.

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That moment when the Doctors came together

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was an iconic moment for any Doctor Who fan.

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-Yeah, I just said that.

-Who are you?

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Take a look.

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-Oh, oh, no.

-Oh, yes.

-You're... Oh, no, you're...

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-Here it comes. Yeah, I am.

-A fan?

-Yeah... What?

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For those of us who are Doctor Who fans, we always want the past to meet the future.

0:26:050:26:10

And it's that whole time travel thing.

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In real time travel, you're never supposed to meet yourself, but you can if you're different people.

0:26:120:26:17

I've no idea what you're talking about.

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It's like two time zones at war in the heart of the TARDIS. That's a paradox.

0:26:190:26:24

-You guys who know what I'm talking about will understand.

-One of the Doctors explains...

0:26:240:26:30

I was rebuilding the TARDIS, forgot to put the shields back up.

0:26:300:26:32

The same TARDIS at different points in their own time stream, collided.

0:26:320:26:36

And ooh, there you go, end of the universe.

0:26:360:26:39

-But I know exactly how this all works out. Watch.

-Right.

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It's a brilliant thing that Doctor Who are able to make those moments for Children In Need.

0:26:410:26:46

Those are the moments we wait for.

0:26:460:26:48

Well anyway, it all ends well with a Doctor Who love-in.

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Cos you know what, Doctor?

0:26:530:26:55

You were my Doctor.

0:26:550:26:57

And it helped raise over £19 million on the night.

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Even though I still have no idea what or who was going on.

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At number eight, it's poor, thieving good-for-nothings and filthy slums.

0:27:090:27:14

Yes, it's Coronation Street, performing the hits from Oliver.

0:27:140:27:17

Stepping into the lead role was actor, Sam Aston, at only 11 years old.

0:27:200:27:24

-Oh, look at his little face.

-Please, Sir,

0:27:240:27:28

I want some more.

0:27:280:27:30

Yeah, it is a bit cringe-worthy.

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It's just because I was so young, my voice was so high-pitched.

0:27:330:27:36

-Please, Sir, I want some more.

-More?

0:27:360:27:41

I had no kind of theatrical experience whatsoever,

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I don't sing, I don't dance, I don't do anything like that.

0:27:460:27:51

His parents are so going to play that at his wedding, aren't they?

0:27:510:27:54

Him as Oliver being really cute.

0:27:540:27:56

# He will rue the day somebody named him Oliver... #

0:27:560:28:00

He probably got the girls after that, didn't he?

0:28:000:28:03

It was a great opportunity for the girls of Weatherfield to show us their talents.

0:28:030:28:10

I was so chuffed to be doing Oliver.

0:28:100:28:12

When they said I could be Nancy, I was just so excited.

0:28:120:28:17

# Oom pah pah, oom pah pah That's how it goes

0:28:170:28:21

# Oom pah pah, oom pah pah Everyone knows

0:28:210:28:25

# Whether it's hidden or whether it shows... #

0:28:250:28:29

These girls have got some front.

0:28:290:28:31

# It's the same oom pah pah... #

0:28:310:28:34

And here's Bradley Walsh, in a factory so full of tarts, it should be owned by Mr Kipling.

0:28:340:28:39

# In this life, one thing counts... #

0:28:390:28:42

Bradley Walsh took some handkerchiefs out of my bosom, didn't he?

0:28:420:28:45

I've just remembered that.

0:28:450:28:46

# You got to pick A pocket or two. #

0:28:460:28:49

Oh, my God.

0:28:490:28:51

Who says crime doesn't pay?

0:28:510:28:54

25 members of the Corrie cast performed four choreographed routines

0:28:540:28:57

in full make-up and costume, all shot in one day.

0:28:570:29:01

But the toughest task was mastering the accents.

0:29:010:29:04

-# Consider yourself

-At home. #

0:29:040:29:07

I had to do a cockney accent.

0:29:070:29:09

#..one of the family... #

0:29:090:29:11

I'm not sure that's a cockney accent.

0:29:110:29:13

#..so strong...#

0:29:130:29:14

Cor blimey!

0:29:140:29:16

Get out of my pub!

0:29:160:29:18

I'll work on that.

0:29:180:29:19

# Consider yourself... #

0:29:210:29:22

This performance helped Children in Need raise over £17 million in 2004.

0:29:220:29:27

I don't care that they're on the other channel, they can consider themselves one of us.

0:29:270:29:33

I think we did well, considering we ain't West End stars.

0:29:330:29:36

# ..one of us! #

0:29:380:29:42

Not to be outdone, four years later, their soap rivals raised the bar

0:29:420:29:46

by performing songs from not one but a whole load of musicals.

0:29:460:29:51

But what could you call EastEnders performing songs from the West End?

0:29:510:29:57

WestEnders. Genius.

0:29:570:29:59

The strange thing about this is that you always see EastEnders people looking miserable.

0:29:590:30:04

So when you see them with jazz hands

0:30:100:30:15

and make-up and smiles, it's so strange.

0:30:150:30:19

# There may come a time When a lass needs a lawyer

0:30:190:30:23

# But diamonds are A girl's best friend... #

0:30:230:30:27

John Partridge, who plays Christian, he was loving every single minute of it.

0:30:270:30:31

# ..employer thinks You're awful nice

0:30:310:30:33

# But get that ice Or else no dice... #

0:30:330:30:37

Of course, some people are, you know, very good at dancing,

0:30:370:30:40

and some people aren't.

0:30:400:30:43

Johnny's always,

0:30:430:30:44

"You need to give it more arms or more legs."

0:30:440:30:47

You need the hand here.

0:30:470:30:48

"Give it some of this"!

0:30:480:30:50

-Get the choreography!

-You can't shut him up.

0:30:500:30:53

I mean, the training never leaves you. No.

0:30:530:30:55

Partridge, the ultimate pro.

0:30:550:30:59

I'll go in front. Is it my close-up?

0:30:590:31:01

# Well, you can tell by the way I... #

0:31:010:31:03

Unfortunately, it is.

0:31:030:31:04

# ..a woman's man, no time to talk. #

0:31:040:31:06

We were told it was Saturday Night Fever.

0:31:060:31:08

# Whether you're a brother Or whether you're a mother

0:31:080:31:11

# You're stayin' alive Stayin' alive...

0:31:110:31:13

I thought a bit of slapstick, a bit of comedy...

0:31:130:31:16

They decided to have this slap-up, this punch-up!

0:31:160:31:19

# ..ah, ah, stayin' alive Stayin' alive...#

0:31:190:31:22

I just go...and smack him.

0:31:220:31:24

That's why I love Children in Need. That wasn't scripted, but, like, he says, "I think it'll be funny."

0:31:240:31:29

It's almost like adding the EastEnders element to it.

0:31:290:31:32

And who could forget the big finale, Superfagicalilist... Ohhh...

0:31:320:31:36

Superfagicagalistic expialidocious.

0:31:360:31:39

You know the one.

0:31:390:31:40

# Supercalifragilistic expialidocious

0:31:400:31:44

# Even though the sound of it Is something quite atrocious

0:31:440:31:47

-# If you say it loud enough

-You'll always sound precocious

0:31:470:31:51

# Supercalifragilistic expialidocious

0:31:510:31:53

# Um diddle-diddle-diddly Um diddle-aye

0:31:530:31:54

# Um diddle-diddle-diddly Um diddle-aye. #

0:31:540:31:56

# Um diddle-diddle-diddly Um diddle-aye

0:31:560:31:57

# Um diddle-diddle-diddly Um diddle-aye.

0:31:570:31:59

# As I was afraid to speak When I was just a lad

0:31:590:32:02

# Me father gave me nose a tweak

0:32:020:32:03

# And told me I was bad... #

0:32:030:32:05

It's nice for once to see other people in ridiculous outfits other than myself.

0:32:050:32:09

Sing!

0:32:090:32:11

In 2008, Children in Need raised over £21 million, so plenty to make a song and dance about.

0:32:110:32:17

Shetty, shetty, hitch, kick, pirouette...

0:32:170:32:19

Oh, dear, oh, dear.

0:32:190:32:20

# Supercalifragilistic Expialidocious! #

0:32:200:32:24

It's all for a good cause.

0:32:240:32:27

That's the spirit. Now hold for applause. Hold it.

0:32:270:32:30

Keep it holding.

0:32:300:32:32

OK, that's enough.

0:32:330:32:35

Next up, five of Britain's best-loved chefs

0:32:370:32:39

show us what exciting things can be done with meat and two veg.

0:32:390:32:43

Even now, people come up in the street and talk about it

0:32:430:32:46

ten years later.

0:32:460:32:47

Everyone went, "Oh, God!"

0:32:470:32:49

Everyone thought, "This is too risque."

0:32:490:32:52

It was really scary. One of the most scary things I've ever done.

0:32:520:32:56

I have no idea which person in the Children in Need office thought to themselves,

0:32:560:33:01

"I know, let's get Ainsley Harriott and Antony Worrall Thompson to get nude."

0:33:010:33:05

CHEERING

0:33:050:33:08

Why would you do that? Who wants to see that?

0:33:080:33:12

Well, quite a few people, it turns out, because the Ready Steady Cook

0:33:120:33:15

Full Monty has gone down in Children in Need history.

0:33:150:33:18

The audience were just amazing. They were screaming, they were shouting.

0:33:190:33:23

I felt like a rock star.

0:33:230:33:25

I was almost like the fall guy. I was the one who was always out of time.

0:33:250:33:30

I remember I couldn't get that thrusting movement.

0:33:300:33:33

# You can leave your hat on... #

0:33:330:33:37

The most embarrassing thing, of course, was I was the one who had to stand next to Ainsley.

0:33:390:33:43

And there I was, rummaging through my sock drawer to try and make myself look adequate.

0:33:450:33:50

One of the boys had loosened my belt, when I took my belt off, my trousers were starting to come down.

0:33:520:33:58

I was trying to get my shirt off and hold my trousers up at the same time.

0:34:000:34:05

I'll never forget Antony's trousers falling down.

0:34:090:34:12

OK, anyone with a weak heart should probably look away right about now.

0:34:130:34:18

Oh, whoops, I missed it.

0:34:180:34:19

Bit late there. Sorry.

0:34:190:34:22

They'd warned me that they were going to take everything off and I was terrified.

0:34:220:34:26

And at that moment, there is a sort of "No!"

0:34:280:34:32

Like all good chefs, they raised a lot of dough in 1998.

0:34:320:34:36

The studio audience got their money's worth that night,

0:34:360:34:39

but, due to BBC guidelines, TV viewers didn't see a sausage.

0:34:390:34:43

Before we hit number five, let's check out the Children in Need Top of the Pops.

0:34:460:34:51

Cue '90s graphics.

0:34:510:34:53

You can't have Children in Need without an official Children in Need single,

0:34:550:34:58

and over the years, some pretty big names have done their bit.

0:34:580:35:02

But the biggest-selling Children in Need single is a Perfect Day,

0:35:020:35:05

performed by:

0:35:050:35:06

..him, her, that bloke from the Lightning Seeds.

0:35:100:35:13

Oh, just watch the clip.

0:35:130:35:16

# Just a perfect day... #

0:35:250:35:28

I absolutely loved it. I thought, "This is amazing.

0:35:280:35:30

"What a beautiful song."

0:35:300:35:31

I missed it the first time round.

0:35:310:35:34

# Then later, a movie too And then home... #

0:35:340:35:40

I remember the Elton John bit, and I remember the Gabrielle bit.

0:35:400:35:44

# I'm glad I spent it with you... #

0:35:460:35:48

The lines that I had I think are quite distinctive,

0:35:500:35:53

and lots of people took the mickey out of me for ages!

0:35:530:35:57

# You're going to reap Just what you sow, yeah... #

0:35:570:36:02

# You're going to reap Just what you sow, now... #

0:36:020:36:05

# Just a perfect day... #

0:36:070:36:09

The mix is quite eclectic, and you wonder how they're going to put all these voices together.

0:36:090:36:14

When you look at the line-up, everyone from Bono to

0:36:140:36:17

Shane McGowan, but the list was endless.

0:36:170:36:19

# It's such fun... #

0:36:190:36:21

We were delighted to be asked to be on it.

0:36:210:36:24

I remember clearly shooting the video.

0:36:260:36:29

# Oh, it's such a perfect day... #

0:36:290:36:34

Whoa, whoa, whoa. What the devil are those outfits?

0:36:340:36:36

Is that tinfoil?

0:36:360:36:39

It wasn't your run-of-the-mill outfit, that's for sure.

0:36:390:36:42

It was like a metal paper.

0:36:420:36:43

Yes, tinfoil.

0:36:430:36:45

-And it was extremely hot.

-That's because it's tinfoil.

0:36:450:36:48

Oven-roasted boy bands aside, Perfect Day hit the UK's number one spot not once but twice,

0:36:510:36:56

selling over 1.5 million copies and raising over £2 million,

0:36:560:36:59

making it the most successful Children in Need single ever.

0:36:590:37:04

So far, we've seen the newsreaders do this, this and this,

0:37:060:37:10

but 2009 saw their most ambitious performance ever.

0:37:100:37:16

I never really feel nervous until literally about

0:37:160:37:18

four minutes before you go on air.

0:37:180:37:21

Thank you, guys.

0:37:210:37:23

You can hear Terry Wogan there and you can hear them talking, and they're all saying, "You're on next."

0:37:230:37:27

Give it up for the Newsroom Massive!

0:37:270:37:30

CHEERING

0:37:300:37:31

"What am I doing?"

0:37:310:37:33

My heart's slightly, "Oh, what if I get it wrong?"

0:37:330:37:37

"There is no way we are going to manage that."

0:37:370:37:40

If you really feel those nerves.

0:37:400:37:42

It is going to be rubbish.

0:37:420:37:44

# Uh oh, uh oh, uh oh Oh, no, no... #

0:37:440:37:48

But for once, it wasn't rubbish,

0:37:480:37:50

and that's why this is the highest of all newsreader performances.

0:37:500:37:54

# Uh oh, uh oh, uh oh Oh, no, no... #

0:37:540:37:57

The girl newsreaders take it really very seriously.

0:37:570:38:00

# I look and stare so deep In your eyes

0:38:000:38:02

# I'm touching you more and more every time... #

0:38:020:38:05

It's their chance to get out from behind that desk and be a little bit sexy.

0:38:050:38:10

# Such a funny thing for me To try to explain... #

0:38:100:38:12

We were all expecting absolute car crash.

0:38:120:38:14

Step forward Fiona Bruce

0:38:140:38:16

with a body that you just looked at and thought,

0:38:160:38:20

"Yeah! I would!

0:38:220:38:23

"I definitely would!"

0:38:230:38:24

# So crazy Your love's got me looking

0:38:240:38:26

# Got me looking so crazy, your love... #

0:38:260:38:29

They were sexy, though, weren't they?

0:38:310:38:33

They were sexy! They were super-sexy!

0:38:330:38:36

The newsreader performance is the equivalent of that moment when the secretary takes off her glasses,

0:38:360:38:42

lets the pin out of her hair and reveals a naughty side.

0:38:420:38:46

And this time, it's a double whammy.

0:38:460:38:49

Not only did we have the Beyonce routine, then we had to dance with Diversity.

0:38:490:38:54

Afterwards, the male newsreaders tried to join in and tried to do it

0:38:560:39:00

like a dance battle with Diversity, who, obviously, are fantastic.

0:39:000:39:05

Funnily enough, the girls took to it more easier than the guys did!

0:39:080:39:14

When you see Bill Turnbull doing that- "Come on, then"

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-- to Diversity, you just think, "Oh, no!"

-Bill is a beast.

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Underneath, Bill's a wild, furry animal just waiting to get out!

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Something like that.

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When they told us about this robot sequence,

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you think, "I am going to look an absolute idiot here."

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It actually came together rather well.

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Oh, God...

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Who knows what they'll get us to do this year?

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When the call comes, I'll be busy.

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And that's the news tonight!

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CHEERING

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And at number three, two of the toughest ladies in London go head to head.

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Live from the Queen Vic, Children in Need 2005 brings you the slanging match of the century.

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I'm Peggy Mitchell.

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Am I bovvered?

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Peggy thought it was no fight. That's it.

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I mean, who is this little toerag?

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She doesn't frighten me.

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Was Lauren Peggy's toughest adversary?

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I'd very much like to think so!

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Yes, this is when Catherine Tate joined the cast of EastEnders,

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creating a Children in Need comedy classic.

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Lauren was after Stacy because she'd stolen her boyfriend.

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This girl's after me. She thinks I nicked her boyfriend.

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Lauren is from up west.

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She's from up west. There's no knowing what she's capable of.

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It's all sounding a bit like Chekhov.

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Obviously, it's just a sketch for charity.

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If she thinks she can turn up in Walford shouting the odds, she's got another thing coming.

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When I got the script, they said, "Don't really learn it."

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So I said, "But I must!"

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And then I understood why, because you don't get a word in.

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-Are you a cockernee?

-You ignorant little mare!

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-I'm only asking a question.

-That's...

-Can't I even ask a question?

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Can't I even ask you a question? Can't I even ask you a question, though?

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-Can't I even ask you a question?

-Will you let me...

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Can I ask you a question?

0:41:340:41:36

-All right.

-Do you know Chas and Dave?

-What are you talking about?

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-Are you their mum?

-Oh, stop talking rubbish.

-Is it that you are Chas and Dave's mum?

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-I'm nothing to do with them!

-Did you abandon Chas and Dave?

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It was very difficult not to laugh.

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-I said get out.

-Are you doing the Lambeth walk, oi?

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-I'm not.

-Are you doing the Lambeth walk, oi?

-I said get out!

-Are you doing the Lambeth walk, oi?

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Is it that you are doing the Lambeth walk, oi?

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Are you disrespecting my family?

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-What?

-Are you disrespecting my family?

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No, I love Chas and Dave.

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When you get to work with people that you would not normally work with

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and get to be on the set of something like EastEnders, it's great!

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I'm Peggy Mitchell, and if you know what's good for you, you'll get out of my pub before I throw you out!

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And it's for charity!

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Am I bovvered?

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-That's it.

-Am I bovvered, though?

-Oh, I don't believe this.

-But I ain't even bovvered, though.

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I mean, that last rant she did,

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she never did that at all on rehearsals.

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Arthur Fowler, God rest his soul. I ain't even bovvered, though. I ain't even bovvered.

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Have a pint of whelks right up your trousers. Do I look bovvered? I ain't even bovvered.

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If Lauren found out she was number three, in the Children in Need greatest moments, what would she say?

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Hmmm.

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Rabbit, rabbit, yap yap rabbit, yip yap yip yap bunny rabbit. I ain't even bovvered.

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Would she say, "Oh, that's nice, innit?"

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Hello, Princess. I ain't even bovvered. Do I look bovvered?

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Ricky, Ricky, Ricky. I ain't bovvered!

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Or would she say, "Am I bovvered? Do I look bovvered?"

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She'd probably say that.

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But, do you know Chas'n Dave?

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In the end, she did beat me fair and square.

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But am I bovvered?

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Our penultimate moment was masterminded

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by none other than Mr Peter Kay and his animated alter-ego, Big Chris.

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Big Chris, Big Chris, yes. Listen, is Chipping Minton X-directory?

0:43:250:43:30

I'm thinking of doing something for Children in Need.

0:43:300:43:33

Peter Kay has put in a lot of effort over the years for Children in Need,

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but especially last year with his all-star animated band.

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This was a massive project,

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one of the biggest that Children in Need has ever done.

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He's been working on it for a couple of years.

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The end result was quite something.

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Yeah. I'm getting everybody together.

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And when he said everybody, he meant everybody.

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Phenomenal. I remember the first time I saw it,

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I was screaming at my kids to watch it.

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This piece of television history featured over 100 different animated characters

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from over 50 years of children's TV.

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Ladies and gentlemen, the All-star Animated Band.

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# Can you feel it, can you feel it, can you feel it? #

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All of the great cartoon characters were together in this one song,

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in this one performance.

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There were the Wombles.

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# Don't stop... #

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Thunderbirds. Bagpuss.

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You name it. It had the whole lot.

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# It'll soon be here... #

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George and Zippy from Rainbow, alongside Fifi and the Flowertots and the Teletubbies.

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-Thomas the Tank Engine, Bob the Builder.

-Postman Pat.

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Postman Pat. Everyone.

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I was just blown away by that.

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Come on, aren't you a little old to get that excited?

0:44:590:45:02

Oh, my word. Is that Fireman Sam?

0:45:020:45:05

Bagpuss, I love Bagpuss!

0:45:050:45:07

Hey, it's Pingu.

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Oh, look. It's Paddington. Bravo!

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It also featured some classic songs from the likes of the Beatles, Take That, Fleetwood Mac and...

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Chumbawumba.

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# I get knocked down But I get up again

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# You're never gonna keep me down

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# I get knocked down But I get up again

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# You're never gonna keep me down. #

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It took 132 hours to record the vocals, eight months to animate,

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and around two years in total to finish.

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The result was a number one single and a performance Bob Geldof would be proud of.

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# Never Pretend that it's all real. #

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The effort that had gone into that,

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the hours and hours of work and detail, was just magnificent.

0:45:510:45:55

# Someone else's dream... #

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How he pulled that off I've absolutely no idea.

0:45:590:46:01

But, again, that is the power of Children in Need.

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# Throw those curtains wide

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# One day like this a year Would see me right. #

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ALL: Hooray!

0:46:140:46:16

So there you have it. 49 moments of pure TV gold.

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But, before we reveal Children in Need's greatest ever moment,

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let's remember why we're all here in the first place.

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The whole of Children in Need is incredible. I felt proud to be part of it for 10 years.

0:46:280:46:33

It's a way of life in this country, every year.

0:46:330:46:36

I like the way it unites the whole country, I think that's important.

0:46:360:46:40

You wait all year for Children in Need and it hits you like a typhoon.

0:46:500:46:53

You know, Bonfire Night, it's nearly Christmas.

0:46:530:46:56

It's that Children in Need season.

0:46:560:46:57

It's an institution. It's part of the British culture, isn't it?

0:46:570:47:01

The actual night could only be described as chaos.

0:47:020:47:05

Really lovely chaos.

0:47:050:47:07

You never know what is going to happen.

0:47:090:47:12

The whole of Television Centre just comes to life.

0:47:120:47:15

-There's always a buzz about it.

-It's great to be part of that.

0:47:180:47:20

It's very theatrical. It's very exciting.

0:47:230:47:26

It's like the greatest show on earth. You get complete A-list rock stars.

0:47:300:47:34

Next minute you've got the news readers jumping around in suspenders.

0:47:340:47:37

People will go out of their way, and go out of their comfort zone, to do some good.

0:47:370:47:42

Everybody's sort of takes part, it doesn't matter what channel you're on.

0:47:420:47:46

Everyone is there coming together for one cause, and that is to raise as much money as possible

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to help children around the UK.

0:47:530:47:54

Sometimes we forget how important it is to get behind great causes.

0:47:540:47:59

There's a lot of poverty in this country that needs to be addressed.

0:47:590:48:03

There are so many kids out there who do need help. People pull together.

0:48:030:48:08

The amount of money that it raises for the kids is unbelievable.

0:48:080:48:12

In 1980 we raised £1 million.

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You couldn't possibly have imagined that by now we would have raised over half a billion pounds.

0:48:160:48:22

Every penny of every pound goes to the kids.

0:48:290:48:32

It's such a fantastic cause.

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I can't imagine it not being there.

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It's a great night to be involved with, in whatever way.

0:48:360:48:39

This is something to be admired.

0:48:390:48:42

It is phenomenal.

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-It's just become our heritage.

-It's a real celebration.

0:48:440:48:47

It's what the BBC does very well.

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Long may it continue, for ever and ever and ever.

0:48:490:48:53

Children in Need is obviously the most important thing in my professional life.

0:48:550:49:00

It's everything to me.

0:49:000:49:02

It really just says it all in the title.

0:49:020:49:05

Children in Need. And who couldn't answer that call?

0:49:050:49:08

They're children, they need you. That's it.

0:49:080:49:10

So, this is it.

0:49:160:49:17

The creme de la creme, the champion of champions,

0:49:170:49:20

the piece de resistance. The... you get the idea.

0:49:200:49:23

It's the Children in Need greatest moments' number one.

0:49:230:49:29

One of the best things that Children in Need has ever done.

0:49:320:49:35

It was always going to be immense.

0:49:360:49:38

It was an absolutely incredible, incredible might.

0:49:380:49:42

That was an extraordinary thing.

0:49:420:49:44

I don't remember many concerts but I remember that one.

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Yes, remember, remember the 12th of November 2009,

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this is Children In Need Rocks The Albert Hall.

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You only had to look in the eyes of the audience to realise this was quite a ticket to get.

0:49:560:50:02

It was a good concert, in fact, it was a great concert.

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As soon as I knew that Gary Barlow was involved, Old Captain Barlow, I was like, I'm in.

0:50:100:50:15

I was in the BBC one day and thought I'll just hit them with this idea,

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and basically lied a lot.

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Said I knew a lot of people, said I could get hold of them very easily,

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and convinced them it would be a good idea to have this concert.

0:50:260:50:30

A good idea, Gary?

0:50:310:50:32

A star-studded line-up of Britain's biggest stars all in one night? That was a great idea.

0:50:320:50:39

Gary was able to bring on star after star, and a huge crowd.

0:50:410:50:46

I think the most genius thing about Children In Need Rocks The Albert Hall

0:50:490:50:53

were the duets Gary managed to get together.

0:50:530:50:56

We have a very special guest with us tonight, the very beautiful and wonderful Miss Cheryl Cole.

0:50:560:51:02

CHEERING

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So to have Cheryl and Snow Patrol, gives me little chills thinking about that performance. Amazing.

0:51:030:51:09

# I'm miles from where you are

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# I lay down on the cold ground And I... #

0:51:140:51:21

For me, the great performance of someone of the evening,

0:51:210:51:24

of an evening of fantastic performances, and I really shouldn't be singling anybody out,

0:51:240:51:30

but I thought Shirley Bassey, the Dame, and Dizzee Rascal was phenomenal.

0:51:300:51:34

# Diamonds are forever

0:51:360:51:40

# They are all I need to please me

0:51:400:51:47

# They can stimulate and tease me... #

0:51:470:51:50

It sounds ridiculous to even say. Shirley Bassey and Dizzee Rascal.

0:51:500:51:53

Whoever thought that would happen?

0:51:530:51:55

It was a legendary collaboration, I don't think we've seen a collaboration like that

0:51:550:51:58

for a very, very long time.

0:51:580:52:00

With a gap of half a century between their first UK number ones,

0:52:000:52:07

this was a truly memorable duet.

0:52:070:52:09

How that came about, I don't know.

0:52:110:52:13

I'm sat with Dizzee, and I'm saying, "If you want to do any duets, I can show you who else is on the show."

0:52:130:52:19

He instantly went, "Shirley Bassey."

0:52:190:52:22

# The price of my ice could well... #

0:52:220:52:25

And Shirley's dancing was out of this world.

0:52:260:52:30

# Diamonds are forever Forever, forever. #

0:52:300:52:34

I hope I'm like that when I get older. What an absolute legend.

0:52:340:52:38

# Forever. #

0:52:380:52:42

The dress, amazing, the dancing, phenomenal, her and Dizzee together, perfection.

0:52:420:52:46

CHEERING

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It became quite an iconic event for Children In Need, and something that everybody talked about.

0:52:530:52:57

And then the came moment we'd waited 15 long years to see.

0:52:570:53:01

A perfect time for us to introduce an old friend to you right now.

0:53:010:53:07

CHEERING

0:53:070:53:08

Please welcome on stage, Robbie Williams!

0:53:080:53:12

CHEERING

0:53:120:53:16

That was a big moment for us, being back on stage, the five of us.

0:53:160:53:21

Before that there was a lot of kind of feuding for years.

0:53:210:53:25

They didn't speak.

0:53:250:53:26

It just made you realise how silly and petty their feud was in the past,

0:53:260:53:32

compared to something more important.

0:53:320:53:34

And they shouldn't have fallen out, and they're great singing together,

0:53:370:53:40

it was something you're going to remember.

0:53:400:53:42

Children In Need helped that along in some way.

0:53:460:53:49

It kind of broke the ice.

0:53:490:53:50

It was us showing us what the evening was about, it was about everybody coming together.

0:53:520:53:56

Seeing Gary and Robbie embrace on stage at that moment,

0:53:570:54:02

oh, was amazing.

0:54:020:54:03

I think a few tears were shed.

0:54:030:54:07

It was the beginning. "This could happen." And here we are.

0:54:070:54:12

It was a really, really great moment for both the show and the band.

0:54:140:54:17

Take That reunited?

0:54:190:54:21

It doesn't get better than that.

0:54:210:54:24

# Hey, Jude... #

0:54:240:54:26

I think Paul McCartney was the booking of the night.

0:54:260:54:29

OK, now you're just showing off.

0:54:290:54:30

# Take a sad song And make it better. #

0:54:300:54:36

Just to be on there with a Beatle, for everybody.

0:54:360:54:39

Robbie was there, Annie Lennox was there,

0:54:390:54:41

Leona, all these amazing singers.

0:54:410:54:45

We were all trying to get close to him.

0:54:450:54:47

# Na, na, na, na, na, na, na

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# Na, na, na, na, hey, Jude. #

0:54:530:54:57

That was the absolute icing on the cake for me.

0:55:010:55:04

I think Children In Need Rocks The Albert Hall was just really

0:55:050:55:08

different to anything Children In Need have ever done before.

0:55:080:55:11

I think it needs to keep fresh and new, and Gary Barlow did exactly that with that show.

0:55:140:55:19

# Hey, Jude Judy, Judy, yeah, Judy, yeah. #

0:55:190:55:24

Let's hope Gary, or somebody else, may come aboard and do it again for us.

0:55:240:55:30

If they asked me to take it over, I'd do it.

0:55:320:55:35

I would, I'd make it an annual event. I think it's that important.

0:55:350:55:38

It was a brilliant night, everyone went on stage

0:55:400:55:43

and made Children In Need an awful lot of money that night.

0:55:430:55:47

Undoubtedly the evening was one of the milestones of what's called the

0:55:490:55:55

journey of Children In Need,

0:55:550:55:58

and one that nobody will ever forget.

0:55:580:56:00

# Na, na, na, na, na, na

0:56:000:56:06

# Na, na, na, na, hey, Jude

0:56:060:56:10

# Jude, Jude, Jude!

0:56:100:56:12

# Na, na, na, na, na, na, na

0:56:120:56:18

# Na, na, na, na, hey, Jude. #

0:56:180:56:26

Woo! You were great, you were great, you were great, you were great.

0:56:270:56:31

You were fantastic, each of you!

0:56:320:56:36

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0:56:390:56:41

CHEERING

0:56:410:56:44

Narrated by Matt Berry, an affectionate and witty look back at the unforgettable moments from Children In Need. The second part of the 50 memorable moments from Children In Need's 30-year history counts down the top 20 to the all-important number 1. It features songs, sketches and standout performances as well as exclusive interviews from Simon Cowell, Richard Hammond, Gary Barlow, Ronan Keating and Sir Terry Wogan, making it a must for all Children In Need fans everywhere.