It’s the sequel we’ve been looking forward to for LITERALLY years, and after last night Richard Curtis and Co. treated us to the long-awaited Love Actually Red Nose Day special last night – well, all we can say is that it was definitely worth the wait.
The 10-minute film stayed true to the original and recreated some of the film’s most iconic moments – as well as giving them a very 2017 update.
Fans were thrilled when supermodel Kate Moss made a cameo within the first few minutes – in an homage to Andrew Lincoln and Kiera Knightley’s famous scene with the cards.
You know the one we mean…
He reminded Juliet – played by Kiera – of his plans to marry one of four famous women, Mossy being one of them. After holding up a card that read, ‘Well I did’, Kate comes into shot looking pleased as punch.
They then invited viewers to see ‘What happened to the others?’ before segueing to a shot of ‘Prime Minister David’ – AKA Hugh Grant – recreating the scene of him dancing in his office. This time, though, Girls Aloud had been swapped out for Drake’s ‘Hotline Bling’.
We have to say, Hugh’s still got the moves.
Viewers also saw Colin Firth’s character Jamie now married to his former housekeeper Aurelia – played by Lucia Moniz – as well as revealing that they were expecting their FOURTH child.
Not only that, but the youngest little lovebirds from the first film were now all grown up – with some big plans ahoy.
Yes! Joanna and Sam! Played by Thomas Sangster and Olivia Olson, they revealed to Sam’s father Daniel (Liam Neeson – OF COURSE) that they were going to get hitched.
All very heart-warming, no?
The annual fundraising drive for Comic Relief saw members of the public donate over £71.3 million on the night, raising funds for important projects both at home in the UK as well as in Africa.
As well as the Love Actually spin-off aired last night, viewers were treated a special edition of James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke with Take That, Graham Norton hosting the ‘biggest chat show ever’ as well as performances from Ed Sheeran – who also ended up getting up close and personal with none other than comedian Greg Davies.
Yeah, that Greg Davies.
Anyway, a big round of applause to everyone who got involved and to those who donated loads of dosh last night. You superstars, you!