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Monday 19 February 2018

Take That meet Fake That

David Walliams, John Bishop, Catherine Tate, James Corden and Alan Carr became Fake That for Comic Relief
David Walliams, John Bishop, Catherine Tate, James Corden and Alan Carr became Fake That for Comic Relief

Take That are twice the band they were, after coming face to face with their lookalikes.

The chart-topping group met a bunch of all-star wannabes for a Comic Relief sketch.

Alan Carr, James Corden, David Walliams, Catherine Tate and John Bishop make up the spoof boy - and girl - band Fake That.

BBC One viewers will see the comedians take the stage at a Take That tribute band audition - with the real Take That sitting behind the judges' table.

And they do their utmost to capture the genuine stars' attention with costume changes and complex dance moves.

The sketch sees David once more dressing up as the band's Howard Donald, more than a decade after portraying him for TV's Rock Profiles.

Alan plays Mark Owen, Catherine is Jason Orange, James becomes Gary Barlow and John will be Robbie Williams in a bid to get money rolling in for Red Nose Day.

David said: "Being in a boy band for the day was really tiring. We had to do all the dance moves - but when Take That did it they were like 22 - I'm 39, and I just thought 'I can't handle this'."

Donations can be made at www.rednoseday.com.

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