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Stand Up To Cancer

Stand Up To Cancer

Stand Up To Cancer will be hosted by Alan Carr and Davina McCall. With medical updates from Dr Christian Jessen. Featuring stars such as Cheryl Cole, JLS and Emeli Sande the benefit hosted on Channel 4 is aiming to raise money for leading UK cancer charities.
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Next: 2x01 -- Stand Up To Cancer - 1 (Oct/06/2014) [Special Airtime: 07:55 pm, 5 Min. long]

Each episode features a different cancer story, self-narrated by those affected.

Prev: S01-Special -- Stand Up To Cancer 2012 (Oct/19/2012)

Davina McCall, Alan Carr and Christian Jessen host this marathon evening of entertainment, fundraising and science, concluding Channel 4's campaign to raise awareness of cancer. Cheryl Cole opens the show with her hit single Call My Name, Leona Lewis performs Run, there are editions of Chatty Man and The Million Pound Drop Live, and Derren Brown aids a mystery celebrity in a game of high jeopardy - Paintball Russian Roulette. David Hasselhoff takes on a special role, giving his personal take on how the disease affects everyday life, while those popping up to give their support in a mixture of live appearances and recorded messages include The Simpsons, Bradley Cooper, Tom Daley, Kylie Minogue, Leona Lewis, Jonnie Peacock, Emeli Sande, Jenson Button, JLS, Jimmy Carr, Jack Whitehall, Anna Friel, the cast of 8 Out of 10 Cats, the English National Ballet, Martin Freeman and Simon Bird. Throughout the evening, Dr Christian is on hand to explain the science behind new cancer trials it is hoped can be funded, and to introduce stories of those who have been affected by the illness.

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Alan Carr
As Himself (Presenter)
Davina McCall
As Herself (Presenter)
Christian Jessen
As Himself (Co-Presenter)

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Warning: Stand Up To Cancer guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Variety
Genre: Celebrities | Comedy | Current Events | Dance | Discovery/Science | Educational | Family |
Status: New Series
Network: Channel 4 ( United Kingdom)
Airs: Fridays at 07:30 pm
Runtime: 270 Minutes
Premiere: October 19, 2012
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