Children in Need 2011 - Answers

Published: Tuesday 25th October 2011
  1. In which year did "Children in Need" first take place as a full evening telethon? 1980
  2. Who were the THREE presenters who presented the Children In Need show in1980? Terry Wogan, Sue Lawley and Esther Rantzen.
  3. A highlight of recent years has been the performance of the BBC newsreaders, whose hits did they montage in Children In Need 2010? Lady Gaga.
  4. Which TWO "Doctors" starred in "Time Crash", the Doctor Who mini-episode especially made for the 2007 Children In Need broadcast? Peter Davidson and David Tennant.
  5. In which Irish county was presenter Terry Wogan born? Limerick.
  6. What was the slogan used for the 2010 Children In Need event? "Show your spots, Let's Raise Lots!".
  7. In which year did Pudsey Bear first make an appearance? 1985
  8. Which "Children in Need" official single in 1997 became the first to reach the UK Number One spot? "Perfect Day" - Lou Reed and Various Artists.
  9. The cast of which TV soap performed a Queen tribute in Children In Need 2009? Hollyoaks.
  10. Which bear joined Pudsey in 2009? Blush Bear.
  11. Which group of people performed "The Full Monty" on the 1998 Children In Need broadcast? TV Chefs.
  12. Which girl band reformed to release the official Children In Need single in 2007? The Spice Girls.
  13. In which year did the Children In Need appeal first raise over £20 million on the night? 2008
  14. From where does Pudsey Bear get his name? From the town of Pudsey in Yorkshire [the birthplace of creator Joanna Ball.
  15. Which female singer opened the 2010 Children In Need broadcast? Cheryl Cole ["Promise This"].
  16. In which year did Terry Wogan receive his knighthood? 2005
  17. Who performed the official Children In Need single in 2009 alongside a cast of cartoon characters? Peter Kay.
  18. Over which eye does Pudsey Bear wear his bandage? His RIGHT eye.
  19. Which presenter went on a rickshaw ride to raise money for the 2011 Children In Need appeal? Matt Baker.
  20. On which date was the 2011 Children In Need event be held? 18th November 2011.

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