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Celebrity auction for BBC Children in Need launches on eBay

MUMBAI: BBC has announced that the countdown to its fund-raising initiative BBC Children in Need 2008 has started.


This year‘s theme is ‘Do Something Different‘ and to celebrate, Igglepiggle, one of the stars of children‘s programme, In the Night Garden, has joined forces with Pudsey to invite celebrities to get creative and style him a new look.



Each celebrity design is being framed and auctioned on eBay with all proceeds going to BBC Children in Need. One has to log onto www.inthenightgarden.co.uk, click straight through to the eBay auction and let the bidding wars begin.



The pubcaster adds that this is the fans chance to get an Igglepiggle design from celebrities, including Sporty Spice Melanie C and Big Brother psychologist Dr Linda Papadopoulos who will also be joining the fashion extravaganza.



Fashion designer Zandra Rhodes and stylists to the stars, Lucie McCullin and Emma Milne-Watson have risen to the challenge of teaching Igglepiggle how to embrace all of next season‘s key trends!



There will also be designs from movie star and mum Isla Fisher and Britain‘s Got Talent winner George Sampson added to the auction over the next few days.



Last year‘s BBC Children in Need Appeal raised a record-breaking ?37 million, which went to help thousands of disadvantaged children and young people across the UK who are living with a disability or in situations of neglect, abuse or deprivations.

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