Four Weddings And A Funeral sequel: First peek at Red Nose Day special

The first peek at the Four Weddings And A Funeral sequel has been revealed – along with the information about when it will air on TV.

One Red Nose Day And A Wedding, which reunites a whole host of original cast members, will be shown on BBC1 next month for Red Nose Day.

And the very first look at the line-up has dropped, featuring the likes of Hugh Grant, Kristin Scott Thomas and Rowan Atkinson.

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Here’s the first look at the sequel’s cast
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From left to right, the cast are as follows: Rowan Atkinson (Father Gerald), Kristin Scott Thomas (Fiona), Sophie Thompson (Lydia), John Hannah (Matthew), Andie MacDowell (Carrie), Hugh Grant (Charles), Anna Chancellor (Henrietta), David Haig (Bernard) and James Fleet (Tom).

One Red Nose Day And A Wedding was written by Richard Curtis, who penned the original, and directed once again by Mike Newell.

It picks up 25 years after the end of Four Weddings and will feature special guests.

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Many familiar old faces will appear in the upcoming short sequel
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Four Weddings And A Funeral sequel: First peek at Red Nose Day special

The poster for the original Four Weddings in 1994
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Red Nose Day director Emma Freud – who has been with Richard Curtis for over 30 years – had been sharing pictures from the set and revealing the special guests performing cameos in December.

Among them was Good Morning Britain host Susanna Reid, who plays one of the wedding guests.

She was snapped wearing a floaty black floral dress with a silver clutch bag, lurking near the three-tier wedding cake with Richard himself standing in the background.

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Susanna Reid is one of the special guests
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Four Weddings And A Funeral sequel: First peek at Red Nose Day special

"We did we did we didn’t think a stag night was necessary," Emma joked
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"Photobombing the extra," Emma captioned it.

She also revealed that Kristen’s 18-year-old son George Olivennes is appearing in the sketch, sharing a picture of him in a tuxedo.

"This ridiculously handsome usher (now with bunny ears) is Kristen Scott Thomas’s actual son, playing the part of Kristen Scott Thomas’s actual son," Emma tweeted.

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Four Weddings And A Funeral sequel: First peek at Red Nose Day special

Kristen’s 18-year-old son George is playing an usher
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Four Weddings And A Funeral sequel: First peek at Red Nose Day special

James Fleet is back as Tom – with a magnificent beard
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Voiceover artist Nick Jackson and Anna Chancellor, who played Henrietta in the 1994 smash hit, could also be seen – with Emma quipping that Anne "still looks like a duck".

Perhaps the most striking change in appearance was that of James Fleet, who played the hapless Tom in the first film.

He now sports a luxuriant beard, with Emma captioning her picture of him: "I love this man. Whiskers Fleet stealing our show."

Of Rupert Vansittart, who played ‘George The Boor’ in 1994, Emma joked: "Still boarish. Still lusting after Andie Macdowell. Still drunk tbh. Rupert Vansittart. The ledge."

Of working on the sequel, Richard Curtis has said: "We’re all definitely older – I suspect no wiser.

"It’s been really enjoyable working out what’s happened to all the characters – and now they get back together for the fifth wedding. Where, as usual, not everything will go as planned."

*One Red Nose Day And A Wedding airs on Friday March 15 during the Red Nose Day special on BBC1