Comic Relief Live saw some of the biggest laughter legends, as well as the best, new, rip-roaringly funny, up-and-coming talent perform for crowds across the UK.

And the best bit? The money raised will help people living incredibly tough lives, both in the UK and across Africa.

Comic Relief Live, London, 8th March

International Women’s Day

Oxfam and Comic Relief  joined forces to host ‘Women Stand Up’ a comedy gig at the Leicester Square Theatre on Wednesday 8 March. Acts included Kerry GodlimanBridget Christie, Shappi Khorsandi, Evelyn Mok, Athena Kugblenu, Mae Martin, Birthday Girls and Massive Dad.

 

Elis James Cardiff 9th February

Host Elis James was joined by:

Dane Baptiste, Sarah Callaghan, Ivo Graham, Lou Sanders, Mike Bubbins and Matt Rees

at Cardiff's The Glee Club on Thursday 9 February.

John Bishop Manchester 19th February

Host John Bishop was joined by:

Kieran Hodgson, Liam Williams, Lauren Pattison, Jamali Maddix, Brennan Reece and Lloyd Griffith

at Manchester's The Comedy Store on Sunday 19 February.

Lenny Henry Birmingham 22nd February

Host Lenny Henry was joined by:

Jayde Adams, Luisa Omielan, Rhys James, Daphne, London Hughes and Jack Carroll

at Birmingham's The Glee Club on Wednesday 22 February.

Jo Brand Glasgow 1st March

Host Jo Brand was joined by:

Sofie Hagen, Larry Dean, Scott Gibson, Andrea Hubert, Chris Forbes, Steve Bugeja and Fern Brady

at Glasgow's The Stand on Wednesday 1 March.

See the highlights

  • Sofie Hagen
    News

    Five minutes with Sofie Hagen

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  • Comic Relief live
    News

    Five minutes with Dane Baptiste

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  • London Hughes
    News

    London Hughes: "In school I used comedy to get boys"

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  • Athena Kugblenu for Comic Relief Live

    LONDON

    Athena Kugblenu keeps the crowd laughing

  • Sheila Hancock, Kerry Godliman, Bridget Christie, Shappi Khorsandi, Evelyn Mok, Athena Kugblenu, Mae Martin, Birthday Girls and Massive Dad in Red Nose Day noses for Comic Relief Live

    LONDON

    The stars of Women Stand Up including surprise guest Sheila Hancock

  • Jo Brand with Sofie Hagen, Larry Dean, Scott Gibson, Andrea Hubert, Chris Forbes, Steve Bugeja and Fern Brady at The Stand in Glasgow for Comic Relief Live

    GLASGOW

    A peek behind the scenes at Glasgow's The Stand

  • Chris Forbes and his guitar at Comic Relief live

    GLASGOW

    Chris Forbes adds a musical touch to the evening

  • London Hughes on stage for Comic Relief Live

    BIRMINGHAM

    London Hughes brings down the house in Birmingham

  • Lenny Henry, Jayde Adams, Luisa Omielan, Rhys James, Daphne, London Hughes and Jack Carroll back stage at Comic Relief Live in Birmingham's Comedy Store

    BIRMINGHAM

    Lenny Henry and co pose with their noses at the Comedy Store

  • John Bishop, Kieran Hodgson, Liam Willams, Lauren Pattison, Jamali Maddix, Lloyd Griffiths and Brennan Reece in Manchester in Red Nose Day noses for Comic Relief Live

    MANCHESTER

    John Bishop and the gang backstage at The Comedy Store

  • MANCHESTER

    Brennan Reece strikes a pose

  • The comedians relax backstage

    CARDIFF

    The comedians relax backstage ahead of the first Comic Relief Live show at Cardiff's The Glee Club

  • The audience wear Red Noses and deely boppers

    CARDIFF

    The audience get into the Red Nose Day spirit

DON'T MISS THE NIGHT OF TV

For more laughs, and an unforgettable star-studded evening of Red Nose Day TV, tune in to BBC One on Friday 24 March.