Comic Relief

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2 Nov 2020
Comic Relief to end ‘white saviour’ trips to Africa
Stacey Dooley was pictured holding a child during a Comic Relief trip to Africa
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Comic Relief to end ‘white saviour’ trips to Africa

Charity’s appeal videos described by critics as ‘poverty porn’ and ‘devoid of dignity’
28 Oct 2020
Comic Relief donations plummet by £8m
Stacey Dooley was pictured holding a child during a Comic Relief trip to Africa
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Comic Relief donations plummet by £8m

Red Nose Day appeal also suffers declining ratings in the wake of ‘white saviour’ row
18 Mar 2019
Is Comic Relief actually poverty porn?
Stacey Dooley was pictured holding a child during a Comic Relief trip to Africa
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Is Comic Relief actually poverty porn?

Spat between Labour MP David Lammy and BBC documentary-maker Stacey Dooley reignites debate over stereotypes
1 Mar 2019
Comic Relief 2015: 'it's going to blow everyone's socks off'
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Comic Relief 2015: 'it's going to blow everyone's socks off'

The biggest names in showbiz join forces to fight poverty and inequality – but how did Red Nose Day start?
9 Mar 2015
Comic Relief bishop tops Lady Gaga on Ofcom complaint list
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Comic Relief bishop tops Lady Gaga on Ofcom complaint list

Rowan Atkinson sketch in which One Direction are compared to Jesus's disciples draws 487 complaints
17 Dec 2013
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