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Channel 4 assembles more than 20 of the nation's best known and most loved comedians for a spectacular Comedy Gala in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity

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Channel 4 assembles more than 20 of the nation's best known and most loved comedians for a spectacular Comedy Gala in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity

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    Channel 4's Comedy Gala 2013

    Channel 4's Comedy Gala in aid of Great Ormond St Hospital is back with an unrivalled all-star cast from the world of comedy.

    To kick things off, Alan Carr, Miranda Hart and Warwick Davis join dance troupe Diversity to showcase their own style of fancy footwork.

    Kevin Bridges explains that in Scotland dogging and truanting actually mean the same thing, Michael McIntyre gives the cameraman a workout by skipping about the stage, and Russell Brand gets up close and personal with the audience.

    Other famous faces taking to London's O2 Arena include Adam Hills, Jason Byrne, Jo Brand, Jonathan Ross, Josh Widdicombe, Jon Richardson, Jack Dee, Lee Evans, Nina Conti, Rhod Gilbert, Paul Chowdry, Paddy McGuinness, Seann Walsh, Tom Stade, plus VTs from Noel Fielding, Keith Lemon, Terry Mynott and Jack Whitehall.

  • Comedy Gala: Alan Carr & Jessie J

    Channel 4's Comedy Gala 2012

    Headlining the 2012 extravaganza - filmed at London's 02 Arena in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital - is Jessie J, who opens the show with an exclusive live performance.

    The all-star line-up also includes Lee Evans, Michael McIntyre, Jonathan Ross, Micky Flanagan, Sean Lock, Kevin Bridges, Jo Brand, Jack Whitehall, Jack Dee, Jon Richardson, Seann Walsh, Lee Nelson, Josh Widdicombe, Paul Chowdhry, Andi Osho, Keith Lemon, Alan Carr and Reginald D.Hunter.

  • Dermot's Big Fat Comedy Gala

    Dermot O'Leary goes behind the scenes of the 2011 gala and hangs out backstage, shares dressing rooms, lunch and gossip with a host of stars. Lee Evans, Michael McIntyre, Sarah Millican, Alan Carr and Jonathan Ross, among others, give viewers the inside track on what it's like to take part in the biggest stand-up show ever.

  • Comedy Gala: Best Bits

    This show includes all the funniest bits and biggest names from 2010's inaugural C4 Comedy Gala, including performances from Michael McIntyre and Lee Evans.

  • Channel 4's Comedy Gala 2010

    In front of a live audience of 16,000 at London's O2 arena Alan Carr, Andy Parsons, Bill Bailey, Catherine Tate, Christine Bleakley, David Mitchell, The Fonejacker, Jack Whitehall, Jack Dee, James Corden, Jason Manford, Jo Brand, John Bishop, Jonathan Ross, Kevin Bridges, Kevin Eldon, Lee Evans, Mark Watson, Michael McIntyre, Noel Fielding, Patrick Kielty, Rich Hall, Rob Brydon, Ruth Jones, Sean Lock, and Shappi Khorsandi take turns on stage to make it the biggest live stand up show in UK history.

    Added to this, Stomp perform a routine with Alan Carr. Plus, Robert Webb, Ricky Gervais, Derren Brown, Kevin Bishop, Jimmy Carr, Gok Wan, Stephen Merchant, Karl Pilkington and Johnny Depp provide additional sketches.

  • C4's Comedy Gala 2011: Michael McIntyre, Lee Evans & Jack Whitehall

    Channel 4's Comedy Gala 2011

    The UK's biggest stand-up show in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital is back for a second year.

    Dermot O'Leary opens and closes the show with an all-star line-up including: Alan Carr, Andi Osho, Chris Moyles, Dara O Briain, Jack Dee, Jack Whitehall, Jason Byrne, Jo Brand, John Bishop, Jon Richardson, Jonathan Ross, Kevin Bridges, Lee Evans, Mark Watson, Michael McIntyre, Micky Flanagan, Rhod Gilbert, Rich Hall, Sarah Millican, Sean Lock and Shappi Khorsandi.

    The show features music from N-Dubz and Irish band Dead Cat Bounce, who perform a special tribute to all those taking part. There are exclusive video inserts from Lady Gaga, Russell Brand, Miranda, Whoopi Goldberg, Glee actors Jane Lynch and Matthew Morrison, along with James Corden and Sir Patrick Stewart.

    Plus a look at Rob Brydon's own unique film of his journey to The Gala - with a helping hand from a few of his chums

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Channel 4 assembles more than 20 of the nation's best known and most loved comedians for a spectacular Comedy Gala in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity

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