Kilimanjaro: The Return

IN PICTURES: Kilimanjaro - The Return, starring Northumbrian Alexander Armstrong

Rothbury-born entertainer Alexander Armstrong reached new heights as he successfully climbed Mount Kilimanjaro for Comic Relief. He was joined by eight other celebrities - Countryfile host Anita Rani, BBC Breakfast presenter Dan Walker, Love Island winner Dani Dyer, former MP Ed Balls, Little Mix’s Jade Thirlwall, from South Shields, and Leigh-Anne Pinnock, NFL sports pundit Osi Umenyiora and Strictly Come Dancing head judge Shirley Ballas - to tackle Africa’s highest mountain in what was dubbed Kilimanjaro: The Return, 10 years after the original Red Nose Day challenge led by Gary Barlow.

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