She finally gets her man! Miranda snogs tennis pro Goran Ivanisevic before she and David Walliams strip to their swimwear
Appeal raises over 50million so far
08:33 GMT, 24 March 2012
Her very unlucky-in-love on-screen character often left viewers cringing with her failures to secure a man.
But the heartthrob Miranda Hart bagged tonight is bound to make her critics jealous.
The comedienne shared a snog with Croatian tennis pro Goran Ivanisevic as she stumbled into his changing room during a hilarious sketch for Sport Relief.
Well done! Miranda Hart hugs Croation tennis pro Goran Ivanisevic in hilarious Sport Relief sketch
Clad in just a towel, the
40-year-old hunk walked up to the funny woman and told her she was 'hot'
several times before leaning in for a passionate kiss.
Miranda's on-screen mother Penny (Patricia Hodge) and best friend Stevie (Sarah Hadland) then walk in before Penny faints, shocked at her daughter's luck.
Miranda had earlier been mistaken for Goran and found herself, bewildered on a tennis court about to take on one of the nation's sporting heroes.
There's that goofy smile! The comedienne can't believe her luck
I don't want to let go! The pair share an intimate hug during a scene on the show
Hot stuff! Miranda stumbled across Goran in his changing room, wearing just a white towel around his waist
She ended up across the net from Tim Henman in front of a cheering crowd.
Within minutes of the sketch, 'Miranda Hart' was trending, with fans taking to the social networking site to praise the star.
In the scene, Miranda arrives at the Royal Albert Hall for a night at the Proms with Penny and Stevie, only to find out she's actually there to watch the tennis.
Showing some skin! Miranda and David Walliams later stripped to their swimsuits, although hers was a little more conservative than his
Cheeky: David's speedo featured the words 'Thank you' on the bottom
That's cheating! Miranda's costume came complete with a hat
Er… I think you've got the wrong girl: Miranda ends up on the tennis court with Tim Henman after being mistaken for Goran
Devastated at being overdressed, Miranda looks for a place to change but somehow finds herself in the VIP room.
In true Miranda style the girls proceed
to make fools of themselves in front of some of the biggest names in
sport, including Roberto Mancini, Robbie Savage, Michael Owen, Mo Farah
and Jessica Ennis.
said: 'I am a big Tiger Tim fan and was really quite star-struck –
which is my excuse for the poor tennis. Otherwise I would have been
Well, I'll give it a go: The comedienne gives it her best shot in the hilarious film
Oh dear I'm a bit overdressed: Miranda arrives at the Royal Albert Hall with onscreen mother and best friend to watch the Proms, but it turns out the tennis is on
Miranda also presented part of the show with David Walliams, and the pair promised to don swimsuits if fans reached the target of 1 million.
It was reacher, and while David wore just a red speedo with the words 'Thank you' on the bottom, Miranda wore a full-body swimsuit.
The Call The Midwife star was one of dozens of big names taking part in Sport Relief, including John Bishop and Frank Skinner, who will try to raise money for charity by confronting his fear of water and swimming a width of a pool.
I'm a big fan: She rubs shoulders with famous faces including Robbie Savage
OVER 50MILLION RAISED SO FAR
50,447,197 has already been raised. This smashes Sport Relief’s last total on the night (29,323,818).
The UK Government has backed the public’s support for this year’s Sport
Relief with 10m towards the overall total, specifically for Comic
Relief’s work to improve the lives of a million people living in urban
slums in Africa. This contribution by the Government matches pound for
pound Comic Relief’s own commitment to funding in this area.
The overall total also includes 4,031,108.28 raised so far by
Sainsbury’s – the biggest corporate cheque of the night. As well as
selling Sport Relief goodies, from Sport Relief Socks and sweat bands
made with Fairtrade cotton to waterbottles and clappers, Sainsbury’s
colleagues across the country have been doing all manner of
Hundreds of products in store also carried a donation to
Sport Relief and to top it all off Sainsbury's are the headline sponsor
of the Sainsbury's Sport Relief Mile.
Also included in the total is 6,173,895 raised by the BT Sport Relief
Challenges. This total includes 1m pledged by BT in support of the
challenges, and over 1.3m raised by Radio 1 listeners. The total is
broken down as follows: Walliams vs TheThames (2,501,240), Bishop’s
Week of Hell (3,412,261) and Flintoff’s Record Breakers (260,394).
British Airways have also raised 1,800,787 this Sport Relief through
onboard collections, colleague fundraising and other activities.
BT handled over 260,000 calls to the donation line during the live TV
show, peaking at 134 calls per second. BT coordinated over 9,000
volunteers at 128 call centres across the UK.