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What does Comic Relief money go towards?
The money raised by Comic Relief is spent to help poor and disadvantaged people in the UK and the world’s poorest communities. You can find out about this work in our ‘what your money does’ section.
Do Comic Relief stars get paid?
Our grants money isn’t paid out all at once because some of the grants we give last for a long time – up to six years – and we need to make sure the money is being spent as we agreed. … And while we’re waiting to pay all those charities and organisations their next instalments, we have a lot of money waiting to go out.
What is the main aim of comic relief?
Comic Relief began in 1985. The main aim was to help the very poorest people in the world and those who had been treated unfairly due to war or the way their country was run by their government. The money that was raised would be used to improve people’s lives. In 1988, Comic Relief held its first Red Nose Day.
Why is comic relief good?
The purpose of comic relief is to provide a moment of respite for the audience from the story’s tension—lightening the mood through comic elements to give the audience a quick break. While filmmakers mostly use comic relief in serious films, even the funniest films have profound moments that benefit from comic relief.
Do celebrities get paid for charity shows?
More than four in five of adults who took part in the survey said celebrities should not receive payment from a charity when fronting a campaign or appearing as an ambassador. Three-quarters said they would think less of a celebrity if they knew they had been paid by a charity.