That nice, sweary Irishman Bob Geldof has written to me. He told me to watch the TV tonight (shame I’m working) and perhaps you should too. This is what he wrote:
Tonight Make Poverty History is going to make television history.
At 19.58, across almost every TV channel, a short film featuring Brad Pitt, Bono, Cameron Diaz and many more famous faces, will show exactly why the opportunity we have this year to bring an end to poverty shouldn’t be wasted.
It’s called “Click” because in about the time it takes for you to click your fingers a person dies of extreme poverty. Dies, often, for want of medicine that you or I could buy over a counter at any chemist.
Do tell everyone you can to watch the launch of “Click” tonight – it’s a really remarkable film. If you can’t get to a TV you will be able to see it here after 20.00. Please forward this mail on to a group of your friends, and ask them to join us at www.makepovertyhistory.org too.
Thanks for your support. Together we really can make poverty history.
Please tune and and consider supporting this cause. Thanks.