The annual BBC telethon, for its own charity for children. Every BBC local and national radio and TV station gets involved. Your only chance to see Auntie Beeb's top newsreaders and political pundits in _The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)_ revival, including Jeremy Vine in "The Narrator's" stockings and suspenders. Written by
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Pudsey Bear, the mascot of Children in Need, was created in 1985 by BBC graphic designer Joanna Ball
who worked on the programme. She named him after the town of Pudsey in West Yorkshire where she was born and where her grandfather was mayor. See more