Fresh Meat cast to take up University Challenge for Red Nose Day
Wednesday 27 February 2013
The cast of hit comedy Fresh Meat are taking up a university challenge with a difference to raise money for Red Nose Day.
The stars of the Channel 4 show, about a group of students, will be travelling to seven universities between Newcastle and Loughborough on Friday.
The actors, including Jack Whitehall, Joe Thomas and Kimberley Nixon, will be doing everything from serving breakfast to lecturing to raise the money.
They will also visit universities in Durham, Leeds, Manchester, Sheffield and Nottingham on the day.
Highlights from the challenge will be shown on BBC One on Red Nose Day, Friday March 15.
Dozens of celebrities have got involved in this year's fundraising attempts, with One Direction recording a cover version of the Blondie track One Way Or Another and the Undertones single Teenage Kicks.
Other names taking part include Miranda Hart, Graham Norton and Kirstie Allsopp.
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