Children in Need 2006

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Children in Need 2006
Presented byTerry Wogan
Fearne Cotton
Natasha Kaplinsky
Voices ofAlan Dedicoat
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Production location(s)BBC Television Centre
Camera setupMultiple
Running time500 minutes
Original networkBBC One
Picture format16:9
Original release17 November – 18 November 2006
Preceded byChildren in Need 2005
Followed byChildren in Need 2007
Related showsCelebrity Scissorhands
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Children in Need 2006 was a campaign held in the United Kingdom to raise money for Children in Need. It culmunated in a live broadcast on BBC One on the evening of Friday 17 November and was hosted by Terry Wogan, Natasha Kaplinsky, Fearne Cotton and Chris Moyles. The voice over reading out money raised at various points was Alan Dedicoat. On average, the broadcast brought in 7.72m viewers and raised a total of £18,300,392 by the closing minute.

Television campaign[edit]

Artist performances[edit]

Cast performances[edit]


Official single[edit]

Emma Bunton recorded the official single for 2006's appeal. The Baby Spice recorded a cover of Petula Clark's 60s classic Downtown especially for the charity. The single peaked at Number 3 on the UK singles chart.


The following are totals with the times they were announced on the televised show.

  • At 17 November 2006 23:40 GMT the total raised was £9,684,158
  • At 18 November 2006 00:40 GMT the total raised was £12,608,849
  • At 18 November 2006 01:03 GMT the total raised was £16,052,161
  • At 18 November 2006 01:47 GMT the total raised was £16,950,588
  • At 18 November 2006 02:19 GMT the total raised was £18,300,392

The most recent total shown for the 2006 appeal was shown on the official website on 24 June 2007 at 18:40 GMT as £30,194,659 [1]

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