Friday's TV pick: Sport Relief

Published Friday, Mar 18 2016, 01:00 GMT  |  By  |  Add comment
The Sport Relief weekend is kicking off with a huge line-up of stars bringing us an evening of entertainment and fun live from Queen Elizabeth Park in London.

John Bishop, Gary Lineker, David Walliams, Claudia Winkleman, Davina McCall, Greg James and Alesha Dixon are all helping to present the star-studded Friday night extravaganza featuring original sketches, special celebrity performances and highlights from this year's challenges.

Sport Relief 2016, BBC1, Fri 18 Mar


The very handsome and brooding Luther [Idris Elba] will return to our screens in an unmissable sketch where the super-sleuth is joined by Lenny Henry, Rio Ferdinand, David Haye, Denise Lewis, Cecilia Noble, Louis Smith, Ruth Wilson, and Ian Wright.

And Sir Steve Redgrave and Freddie Flintoff will be team captains for the Clash of the Titans as their teams go head to head in a number of sporting challenges.

As if all that isn't enough, there's live music performances, comedians, more sporting stars and loads more fun and games.

Sport Relief, BBC1, 7pm

Sainsbury's is the official Sport Relief retailer and all profits from the sale of merchandise will go to Sport Relief. Head to your nearest Sainsbury's store to pick up this year's official Sport Relief merchandise, including the 2016 t-shirt (£10 with at least £5 going to Sport Relief), wristbands and deeley boppers, available nationwide and online at sainsbury'

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