Oodles of doodles... | Comics' sketches boost charity coffers

Oodles of doodles...

Comics' sketches boost charity coffers

comedy Aisling Bea, David Baddiel and Jessica Hynes have donated doodles to an annual charity fundraiser.

They are among the actors, artists and illustrators whose sketches are going under the hammer to help Epilepsy Action.

Online bidding starts on Friday – National Doodle Day – and runs all weekend. 


Karl Pilkington, Felicity Kendal and Green Wing’s Karl Theobald have also donated work.

Xanthe Hopkinson, fundraising events officer at Epilepsy Action, said: ‘National Doodle Day is a unique chance to get your hands on original artwork from celebrities, artists and designers. Every doodle sold raises vital funds for people affected by epilepsy across the UK, helping us to reach more people and give them support when they need it most.’


Since National Doodle Day began in 2004, doodlers have raised more than £170,000 for the charity.

You can see – and bid on – this year’s doodles here.

Published: 18 Sep 2019

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