AJ Odudu & Joel Dommett join Red Nose Day 2022 to host The Great Comic Relief Prizeathon on BBC One

Made by BBC Studios Entertainment Productions, The Great Comic Relief Prizeathon (1×60’) is back for Red Nose Day 2022. Taking the reins for this live extravaganza are comedian Joel Dommett and Strictly favourite AJ Odudu – who are joined by a live studio audience and some very special guests.

The laughs will continue on Red Nose Day on BBC One after the BBC News at Ten, as the Prizeathon will be serving up live music, comedy sketches and a chance for viewers to support Comic Relief by entering some unmissable Text to Win Prize Draws.

Incredible prizes on offer during the night include a pair of tickets to this year’s highly anticipated Glastonbury Festival, a brand new hybrid car, and so much more.

Plus, there’s fantastic live music in the studio from George Ezra who will be performing his brand new single ‘Anyone For You’, alongside some more amazing musical performances that are not to be missed!

AJ Odudu says: “Hosting one of the biggest charity events on television really is such an honour and I can’t wait to play my part in helping to raise funds for Comic Relief. With Joel Dommett by my side I’ve no doubt there’ll be plenty of laughs and I can’t wait to dish out prizes galore!”

Joel Dommett says: “OMGICBI (oh my god I can’t believe it!) I’m helping host Comic Relief! It’s a huge honour to be asked and I can’t wait to raise plenty of cash while hopefully providing few laughs along the way!”

The Great Comic Relief Prizeathon is coming to BBC One at 10.35pm on Friday 18 March and will also available to stream on BBC iPlayer

Red Nose Day 2022 kicks off on BBC One at 7pm on Friday 18 March and will be hosted by Alesha Dixon, David Tennant, Zoe Ball, Paddy McGuinness and Sir Lenny Henry. The Great Comic Relief Prizeathon will follow the news and will be hosted by Joel Dommett and AJ Odudu.

Get ready for an incredible night of TV with plenty of surprises and even more laughs which will be broadcast from live from MediaCityUK in Salford as some of the nation’s favourite faces come together for a very special night of comedy, entertainment, music and much more. The Red Nose Day night of TV will feature hilarious sketches, live performances and one-off comedy specials whilst showcasing the incredible impact donations have made in the UK and across the world.

The big fundraising night of TV for Comic Relief is a BBC Studios Entertainment Production for the BBC, commissioned by Kate Phillips, Director of Entertainment Commissioning. The Executive Producers for BBC Studios are Peter Davey and Colin Hopkins. The Commissioning Editor for the BBC is Katie Taylor.