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The A To Z Of Richard Curtis
Four weddings, a funeral, a horse, a hound and a whole lot of Bernards

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While the pop world responded to the 1985 Ethiopian famine with Live Aid, Curtis and Lenny Henry led the showbiz response by launching Comic Relief on Noel Edmonds's Late, Late Breakfast Show. £700 million later, it's still raising money. Parallel to the fundraising, it's allowed Curtis to flex his creative muscles. As well as the previously mentioned Doctor Who spoof, he co-wrote a Casualty episode, Sweet Charity, set at Holby City during Red Nose Day, featuring fellow Oxford Revue-r Angus Deayton. (Sadly, at no point does anyone have a sponsored kidney transplant.) Henry and Curtis also collaborated on more modest scale for 1991's Curtis-penned TV movie, Bernard And The Genie, in which Henry appears as an cranky jinni with a thing for Terminator 2.

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