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SCI­ENCE bof­fin Pro­fes­sor Stephen Hawk­ing will join a host of top en­ter­tain­ers, in­clud­ing Ed Sheeran and comic duo French and Saun­ders, to help pro­mote Red Nose Day.

Pro­fes­sor Hawk­ing, 75, voices a spe­cial Red Nose char­ac­ter, Nose-it-All, on a comic strip game, along with War­wick Davies, Hugh Den­nis and Sir Lenny Henry, which is now on­line.

Hawk­ing joked: “I’m a world-renowned scientist who has shaped our un­der­stand­ing of the uni­verse and I am be­ing asked to make snot jokes.

“I must re­ally like this char­ity!”

Comics Dawn French and Jen­nifer Saun­ders will be among those help­ing to present the night it­self, along with Sir Lenny, on BBC1 on March 24.

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