Children in Need Rocks the Royal Albert Hall

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Children in Need Rocks the Royal Albert Hall
Children in Need Rocks the Royal Albert Hall.jpg
Genre Music concert
Presented by
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
Production
Location(s) Royal Albert Hall, London, England
Camera setup Multiple
Running time 120 minutes
Release
Original network
Picture format HDTV 1080i
Original release 19 November 2009 (2009-11-19)
Chronology
Followed by Children in Need Rocks Manchester
External links
Website www.bbc.co.uk/pudsey/whatson/rocks.shtml
Children in Need Rocks the Royal Albert Hall
Genre Music concert
Dates 12 November 2009
Location(s) Royal Albert Hall, London, England
Years active 2009
Founded by Gary Barlow
Website
Official Site

Children in Need Rocks the Royal Albert Hall was a charity music concert held at the Royal Albert Hall in London, England on 12 November 2009. The concert was organised by Take That singer-songwriter Gary Barlow as one of a series of events to raise money for Children in Need 2009.[1] The huge success of the concert inspired Barlow to organise Children in Need Rocks Manchester at the Manchester Arena, Manchester in 2011.

Background[edit]

The concert was broadcast on BBC One and BBC HD on 19 November 2009, the day before the official appeal telethon. Short films of projects being funded by the charity were shown at various points throughout the show, often featuring one of the celebrities meeting a child or group of children.

The event was hosted by BBC Radio 1 presenters Chris Moyles and Fearne Cotton along with Terry Wogan, who had been involved with Children in Need since 1980. The acts performing on the night included Barlow's band Take That, Muse, Mika, and Girls Aloud member Cheryl Cole. The house band was led by Mike Stevens and Steve Sidwell. Paul McCartney brought his own band to the concert.

Tickets for the concert were sold from £50.[2]

Performances[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BBC Children in Need Rocks the Royal Albert Hall". Royal Albert Hall. Retrieved 22 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Children in Need - News". British Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 22 November 2011. 

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