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•Comic Relief was launched in 1985 •Comic Relief releases first Single 1986 •The first Red Nose Day was in 1988 •JK Rowling agrees to write two Harry Potter Books for Comic Relief 2000 •Sport Relief starts in 2002 •Comic Relief has so far raised over £900 million


• Brand • Instant gratification • Easy to donate • Star power • Original exclusive programming


• Keeping a show organized • Empathizing with an audience • Conveying information • Star power • Talking up the show


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