The Children In Need Takeover
Sara Cox – who is standing in for Chris Evans – gets the fun and games under way. At 9.30am, Ken Bruce introduces a performance of the charity’s o cial single, Fields Of Gold, by Katie Melua (above). Jeremy Vine discusses childhood mental-health issues with writer Barbara Want from midday, before Steve Wright takes over at 2pm with Hacker T Dog lending him a paw. Simon Mayo signs the day o from 5pm until 7pm with a surprise guest.