Stand Up To Cancer | Preview (Channel 4)
On Friday 3rd November Channel 4 and Cancer Research UK will celebrate a remarkable decade of standing up to cancer with a star-studded night of fantastic TV.
Live from The Francis Crick Institute, a renowned hub for pioneering cancer research, the biggest and brightest names in British comedy and entertainment will come together to bring audiences a raucous night of television.
From 7pm, hosts Davina McCall, Adam Hills, Joe Lycett and Munya Chawawa will kick off proceedings with SU2C: The Takeover. This 90-minute live show will be jam-packed with hilarious comedy talent and famous faces.
Including Rita Ora, Oti Mabuse, Cush Jumbo, Kiell Smith-Bynoe, Charlotte Ritchie and many more, all standing together to celebrate the staggering breakthroughs and progress in cancer research that has been made possible by money raised through Stand Up To Cancer in the last ten years.
Following this, Channel 4 will show an all-new Celebrity Gogglebox and the nail-biting star-studded finale of Don’t Look Down where Paddy McGuinness leads his team of celebrities as they attempt a world-first relay highwire walk over the London Stadium, home of the 2012 Olympics.
The night will climax in The SU2C Comedy Roast, an entertaining extravaganza hosted by Rhod Gilbert and featuring an array of comedy talent including Jordan Gray, Ellie Taylor, Danny Beard, Tom Stade, Davina McCall, Joe Lycett and Nish Kumar.
Comics Sara Barron, Thanyia Moore, Bobby Mair, Harriet Kemsley, Fatiha El-Ghorri and Larry Dean will also take part in a ‘roast roulette’. The show will bring together an array of brilliant faces and much-loved stars, including all prepared to be lovingly roasted in aid of Stand Up To Cancer.
This very special night will then culminate in Sean Lock: Lockipedia – a reminder of the much-missed comedy genius of one of Channel 4’s best known comics. In the days preceding the live show, Channel 4 will air special programmes including the raw and unflinching documentary, Rhod Gilbert: A Pain In The Neck.
Stand Up To Cancer airs Friday 3rd November on Channel 4.