FROM THE ARCHIVE OF: The TV Room
Sitcom stars launch the 1997 campaign.
[00:00:00] PROGRAMME: a short promotional programme broadcast shortly after 7.25pm on BBC One, to launch this year’s Comic Relief.
Stars from various sitcoms explain how to raise cash for Comic Relief. In order of appearance:
- Jane Horrocks (Bubble from Absolutely Fabulous).
- Mina Anwar (WPC Maggie Habib from The Thin Blue Line).
- Serena Evans (Sergeant Patricia Dawkins from The Thin Blue Line).
- Rudolph Walker (Constable Frank Gladstone from The Thin Blue Line).
- David Haig (DI Derek Grim from The Thin Blue Line).
- Geoffrey Palmer (Lionel Hardcastle from As Time Goes By).
- Paul Whitehouse (The Fast Show).
- Stephen Tompkinson (BallykissDibley).
PICTURED: Comic Relief: the Launch opening titles. COPYRIGHT: BBC.