Lee Mack, Richard Osman sign up for Let's Play Darts for Comic Relief

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Comic Relief is introducing a new feature in March - celebrities teaming up with the world's best darts players on Let's Play Darts for Comic Relief.

Presented by Gabby Logan and held at Lakeside Frimley Green, one of the iconic venues of world darts, celebrities and comedians including Lee Mack, Bob Mortimer, Liza Tarbuck, Sean Lock, Tim Vine, Roisin Conaty, Richard Osman and Martin Offiah will team up with champion darts players Martin 'Wolfie' Adams, Bobby ‘King of Bling’ George, Andy ‘The Viking’ Fordham, Anastasia ‘From Russia With Love’ Dobromyslova, Ted 'The Count' Hankey, Deta 'The Dark Destroyer' Hedman, Darryl ‘The Dazzler’ Fitton and Richie ‘Rich’ George.

The event has already been filmed and details of who won are a closely guarded secret.

Let's Play Darts for Comic Relief will screen on BBC Two in early March and also feature appeal films from celebrities including Lenny Henry, Liza Tarbuck, Emma Willis, Angela Griffin and Gabby Logan.


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Patrick McLennan is a London-based journalist and documentary maker who has worked as a writer, sub-editor, digital editor and TV producer in the UK and New Zealand. His CV includes spells as a news producer at the BBC and TVNZ, as well as web editor for Time Inc UK. He has produced TV news and entertainment features on personalities as diverse as Nick Cave, Tom Hardy, Clive James, Jodie Marsh and Kevin Bacon and he co-produced and directed The Ponds, which has screened in UK cinemas, BBC Four and is currently available on Netflix. 

An entertainment writer with a diverse taste in TV and film, he lists Seinfeld, The Sopranos, The Chase, The Thick of It and Detectorists among his favourite shows, but steers well clear of most sci-fi.