Richard Curtis

Richard Curtis is a film writer and director, responsible for films such as Four Weddings and a Funeral, Notting Hill, Bridget Jones’ Diary, Mr Bean, Love Actually, and most recently About Time and Yesterday. In the other half of Richard’s life he is co-founder and vice-chair of Comic Relief. He has created the fundraising event Red Nose Day, in which he co-produced 16 live nights for the BBC since 1988 and the charity has made over £1.3 Billion for projects in the UK and internationally during that time. In 2015, he helped bring Red Nose Day to the United States with the partnership of NBC and Walgreens - where it has so far raised nearly $150 million to help children in the USA and round the world.

The SDGs are the definitive plan for tackling the greatest challenges facing humankind and our planet - a comprehensive roadmap to end extreme poverty, tackle climate change and fight inequality and injustice.
— Richard Curtis