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Children in Need 2005
Genre Telethon
Presented by Terry Wogan
Fearne Cotton
Natasha Kaplinsky
Matt Allwright
Voices of Alan Dedicoat
Country of origin United Kingdom
Location(s) BBC Television Centre
RAF Brize Norton
Camera setup Multiple
Original channel BBC One, BBC Two
Picture format 16:9
Original run 18 November 2005 – 19 November 2005
Preceded by Children in Need 2004
Followed by Children in Need 2006
External links
Official website

Children in Need 2005 was a campaign held in the United Kingdom to raise money for the charity Children in Need. It culmunated in a live broadcast on BBC One on the evening of Friday 18 November and was hosted by Terry Wogan, Natasha Kaplinsky, Fearne Cotton and, from RAF Brize Norton, Matt Allwright. The voice over was Alan Dedicoat. A total of £17,235,256 was raised by the closing minute.

According to the Broadcasters' Audience Research Board (BARB), overnight ratings suggested that 10.7 million viewers were tuned into BBC One from 9.00pm to 9.15pm (a 45.1% audience share), the slot in which the Doctor Who mini-episode was broadcast in most regions. This represented the highest ratings that Children in Need had received in eight years.


Television campaign


Artist performances

Also appearing were Status Quo, Westlife (live from Belfast), Sugababes (live from Wrexham), Rod Stewart, [1] Craig David, Bryan Adams and Melanie C, and Katherine Jenkins and G4.[2]

Cast performances


Official single

Liberty X recorded the official single for 2005's appeal. The band recorded a cover of Shalamar's 1982 song A Night to Remember for the charity. The single peaked at Number 6 on the UK singles chart.



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