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Comic Relief’s Red Nose Day is a UK institution.
It’s a day like no other when the whole nation gets together to do something funny for money and change countless lives in the process. It all culminates in a night of cracking TV on the BBC with some of the biggest names in comedy and entertainment.
While there is a verbal caveat that some of the money raised will also support projects in the UK, the highlights are always the tear-jerking accounts of the nation’s best-loved celebrities’ experiences, casting off their wealth and egos to ‘slum it’ – literally.
Very little is done to paint a balanced picture: one of self-determination, progress and dignity. Read the rest of this entry »