Lily James + Alicia Vikander Confirmed To Star In ONE RED NOSE DAY AND A WEDDING Airing Exclusively On BBC One TONIGHT
Comic Relief is thrilled to confirm that Lily James (MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN, BABY DRIVER) and OscarÒ winner Alicia Vikander (THE DANISH GIRL, TOMB RAIDER) are starring in ONE RED NOSE DAY AND A WEDDING.
The short film will premiere exclusively tonight as a one off special during Red Nose Day on BBC One starting at 7:00pm GMT.
The short film will reunite the cast of Four Weddings and a Funeral for the first time in 25 years, with the full support from Four Weddings and a Funeral rights holder Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios Inc (MGM).
Richard Curtis, who wrote the original film and is the co-founder of Red Nose Day, has written the short especially for the 2019 edition of Red Nose Day.
“I am delighted to finally be able to reveal that Lily James and Alicia Vikander will appear as our very special guests in ONE RED NOSE DAY AND A WEDDING. I can’t wait for audiences to tune in and discover what’s happening to our characters and their families 25 years on…”, said Curtis.
ONE RED NOSE DAY AND A WEDDING will feature original Four Weddings cast members Hugh Grant, Andie MacDowell, Kristin Scott Thomas, John Hannah, Rowan Atkinson, James Fleet, David Haig, Sophie Thompson, David Bower, Robin McCaffrey, Anna Chancellor, Rupert Vansittart, Simon Kunz, Sara Crowe and Timothy Walker.
Four Weddings director Mike Newell is returning to direct this new instalment, which picks up 25 years after the original film.
ONE RED NOSE DAY AND A WEDDING follows on from the huge success of Red Nose Day Actually, a short follow up to Love Actually that premiered during Red Nose Day’s 2017 edition.
The short will also feature as part of NBC’s programming for Red Nose Day USA on Thursday, 23rd May.
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About Red Nose Day
Comic Relief’s Red Nose Day campaign returns next year culminating with a fantastic night of TV on Friday 15th March 2019. People across the country will be urged to come together, have a laugh and raise money to help make the world a better place. Since its inception in 1985, Red Nose Day has raised over £887 million. Comic Relief spends the money raised to help the people who really need it most, both here in the UK and around the world.
About Comic Relief
Comic Relief is a UK charity which aim to create a just world, free from poverty – where everyone is safe, healthy, educated and empowered. Since 1985, Comic Relief has raised over £1.25 billion. That money has helped, and is helping, people living incredible tough lives, both here at home in the UK and across the world.
About Red Nose Day USA
Red Nose Day USA is a fundraising campaign run by the non-profit organization Comic Relief USA, a registered U.S. 501(c)(3) public charity. Red Nose Day started in the U.K., built on the foundation that the power of entertainment can drive positive change, and has raised over $1 billion globally since the campaign's founding in 1988. Red Nose Day launched in the U.S. in 2015 with a mission to end child poverty, and has raised almost $150 million to date. Money raised supports programs that ensure children in need are safe, healthy and educated, both in America and abroad. Since launching in the U.S., Red Nose Day has received generous support from millions of Americans, hundreds of celebrities and many outstanding partners, including Walgreens, NBC, Mars, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. For more information about Red Nose Day USA and its impact, visit www.rednoseday.org.