13/02/2013 11:41 | By Lorna Cooper, editor, MSN TV

Rowan Atkinson and Pixie Lott team up for ITV's From The Heart

ITV brings together stars including Rowan Atkinson, Pixie Lott and Hugh Laurie to raise awareness of organ donation.


Pixie Lott and Rowan Atkinson sketch (© Pixie Lott and Rowan Atkinson sketch. Image. Tiger Aspect)

What is Rowan Atkinson doing to Pixie Lott? All will be fully revealed if you tune into ITV's From the Heart on Wednesday 13 February at 9pm.

This week, ITV is showcasing a campaign aims to raise awareness of organ donation and the NHS Organ Donor Register.

ITV News will be following the heart transplant team at Papworth Hospital in Cambridgeshire and a range of ITV shows, including From The Heart, will highlight the shortage of organ donors.

From The Heart is an hour of entertainment which will see a host of stars give their time for the cause.

The show will feature numerous musical and comedy treats; Rowan Atkinson will put his stamp on comedy song Goodness Gracious Me, originally recorded by Peter Sellers and Sophia Loren. He'll be joined by Pixie Lott.

Alfie Allen does Mick Jagger (© Alfie Allen does Mick Jagger. Image. Tiger Aspect)

Actor Alfie Allen (Game of Thrones) will mimic Mick Jagger alongside comedians Paul Whitehouse (as Keith Richards) and Harry Enfield (as drummer Charlie Watts) as they perform their version of Heart of Stone.

Hugh Laurie, lately seen in medical drama House, will also take part in From The Heart, as will cast members from comedy series Outnumbered.

Performances on the night come from Jools Holland his 17 piece Rhythm and Blues orchestra, McFly and Alexandra Burke. The X Factor winner adds a personal touch as her mother Melissa Bell has waited four years for a kidney transplant.

Dermot O'Leary hosts From The Heart, which will also feature personal stories of those who are on the waiting list.

From The Heart, Wednesday 13 February at 9pm on ITV

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