Dermot, now 41, is a cheeky chappy we like, usually compering X- FACTOR and the like, the boy can move. Of course it was all managed perfectly, with dancing teams and guests brought in to keep the party going, and that guy in red was amazing, keeping Dermot going with his fantastic moves. Dermot got comfort breaks now and then, and must have flagged a lot but I know myself how one's energy levels rise and fall. He was probably punch drunk by the end though, despite pals like Jamie Oliver, Russell Tovey, Grimmy, Ronan Keating and the like popping in to encourage him (and of course Ronan did a song from his show ...). They moved out of the BBC during the day to the street outside so people could pop along and see them and take selfies with dancing Dermot. What a chap - and he raised over £660,000. The whole event raised £78 million, taking the total to a billion over the 30 years!
See Dermot here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e3cLw5ksNt0