Who is hosting Children in Need 2021 and what is this year’s charity single?

Who is hosting Children in Need 2021 and what is this year’s charity single?

THE biggest charity event of the year is just around the corner, with only days left till it airs.

Find out here who will be hosting this year's BBC charity event.

Who is hosting Children in Need 2021? 

Mel Giedroyc

Melanie Clare Sophie Giedroyc is a 53-year-old British actress, comedian and television presenter.

she has co-hosted series including Light Lunch for Channel 4, The Great British Bake Off for the BBC and chat show Mel and Sue for ITV

Alex Scott MBE 

Alexandra Virina Scott MBE is a 37-year-old English television presenter, pundit, and former professional footballer.

She made 140 appearances for the England national team and represented Great Britain at the 2012 Summer Olympics. 

Chris Ramsey 

Christopher Ramsey is a 35-year-old English comedian, television presenter and actor.

After appearing in Hebburn as Jack (2012–2013), Ramsey began presenting series including I'm A Celebrity: Extra Camp (2016), Virtually Famous (2016–2017) and Stand Up Central (2017).

Graham Norton

Graham William Walker, better known by his stage name Graham Norton, is  a 58-year-old  Irish actor, author, comedian, commentator, and presenter. 

Heis a five-time BAFTA TV Award winner for his comedy chat show The Graham Norton Show and an eight-time award-winner overall.

Graham will be airing his Red Chair special, where Celebrities take on the infamous red chair but in a special BBC Children in Need twist, their fate is decided by a group of children who preside over the notorious lever.

Ade Adepitan MBE

Adedoyin Olayiwola "Ade" Adepitan MBE is a 48-year-old Nigerian-born British television presenter and wheelchair basketball player.

As an infant, he contracted polio, resulting in damage to his legs that left him a wheelchair user. 

He has hosted a range of travel documentaries and sports programmes for BBC television. 

What is this year's Children in Need charity single? 

This year's Children in Need charity single is a remake by Niall Horan and Anne-Marie to a Radio 2 classic – Everywhere by Fleetwood Mac.

The accompanying video will be given its exclusive debut during BBC Children in Need’s 2021 Appeal Show on BBC One.

The special video features a number of surprise cameos from a supergroup of world-renowned artists, including Ed Sheeran on guitar, Griff on synths and Yungblud on bass.

The Children in Need single last year was a cover of Oasis' Stop Crying Your Heart out by an all-star cast including Cher, Kylie Minogue and Robbie Williams – is the charity's most successful release in years.

What is the Children in Need 2021 theme?

The 2021 theme is ‘Together, We Can’.

In a short candid video of the celebrities that will be hosting this year, it aims to show disadvantaged children that they are not alone.

TV presenter, Joe Wicks, opened up on his childhood in the clip, he revealed: "As a child, I grew up in a household with two parents who both experienced mental health issues and as a young kid, I was scared and confused. 

"There are millions of children across the UK living with parents with mental health issues and you're not alone. 

"It's not your fault and things are going to get better, that's the most important thing to know, that however you're feeling today, it's temporary. 

"Together, we can help children and young people across the UK know that they are not alone, and that we are here for them."

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