Let's Play Darts for Comic Relief

25th February 2015

Watch out for double trouble, as the biggest names in the world of darts join forces with a host of famous faces for a special pro-celebrity darts tournament – all in aid of Comic Relief.

With Gabby at the helm of the show, the unique sporting event will see celebrities become darts players and each adopt their own darts persona, complete with nickname, costume, props and the all important walk on music.

The sport of darts is known for its larger than life characters, dramatic entrances and incredible atmosphere. Let’s Play Darts for Comic Relief promises to mix all these qualities with an extra large helping of laughter thrown in.

Comedians and celebrities Lee Mack, Bob Mortimer, Liza Tarbuck, Sean Lock, Tim Vine, Roisin Conaty, Richard Osman and Martin Offiah will team up with superstar players including Martin 'Wolfie' Adams, Bobby ‘King of Bling’ George, Andy ‘The Viking’ Fordham, Anastasia ‘From Russia With Love’ Dobromyslova, Ted 'The Count' Hankey, Deta 'The Dark Destroyer' Hedman, Darryl ‘The Dazzler’ Fitton and Richie ‘Rich’ George as they compete for the coveted title of ‘Let’s Play Darts for Comic Relief Champions 2015’.

The star-studded, winner takes all, knockout tournament takes place at Lakeside Frimley Green - the legendary home of world darts.

Tensions will be high as the celebrities step up to the oche to take on one of the biggest challenges of their lifetime. Maximum concentration, nerves of steel and a steady hand are just some of the skills required to through those arrows and hit the bullseye.

There will be hits, misses, hugs and even kisses, plus all the excitement you would expect from a Red Nose Day knock-out tournament.

The series will also feature appeal films from celebrities including Lenny Henry, Liza Tarbuck, Emma Willis, Angela Griffin and Gabby Logan. Plus, you can get involved by visiting www.rednoseday.com and downloading the ‘Let’s Play Darts’ ‘sweepstake’ poster.

The seven episode series starts on Sunday 1 March, 9pm on BBC Two. Click here for a sneak peak of what to expect.

Red Nose Day 2015 is heading your way on Friday 13th March, when the great British public will be asked to Make Your Face Funny for Money.

For more information and how to donate, please visit www.rednoseday.com

James Grant

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