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From Jessie J's sponsored head shave to Ricky Gervais's return to The Office, everyone was joining in

Singer Jessie J shaved off her long locks, comedian Peter Kay travelled the length of the country and the great British public took part in outrageous fundraising stunts to help conjure up £75m for Comic Relief.

Some of the UK's biggest celebrities and presenters took part in a mammoth fundraising extravaganza for Red Nose Day, which is now in its 25th year. A host of stars featured in sketches on the BBC show to make the public laugh and persuade them to donate to good causes that help thousands of people in the UK and Africa.

Music mogul Simon Cowell walked down the aisle and rejected advances from David Walliams, Louis Walsh, Dermot O'Leary and Olly Murs, only to marry himself, while Ricky Gervais resurrected the character of David Brent from The Office. »

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