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The One Show's Rickshaw Challenge for Children in Need - BBC1

The One Show - Rickshaw challenge for Children in Need
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The One Show's Matt Baker is live in Calais for the start of the Children in Need rickshaw challenge, which will take him and the team eight days

A group of six intrepid teens is preparing for one of the biggest challenges of their lives as they get ready to team up with The One Show’s Matt Baker tonight and travel 423 miles by rickshaw!

The Rickshaw Challenge has raised over £21million for BBC Children in Need and is now in its eighth year.

The One Show - Rickshaw Challenge

Maisie is joining Matt and Alex for the Children in Need challenge

Young people, including 16-year-old Abby from London, who was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, and Kieran, 18, a young carer from South Wales, begin their eight-day journey in Calais tomorrow before taking the Channel Tunnel to Folkestone and heading north to Salford for the finish on 16 November.

Viewers can follow the team’s progress on The One Show each day or at

TV Times rating: ****