Actress Juliet Stevenson says appeal is 'uplifting'

TV and stage actress Juliet Stevenson says it was "uplifting" speaking to members of the public donating to today's telethon.

She said helping take donations had made her aware of just how much British people care about what's going on.

She spoke to ITV News Correspondent Rageh Omaar at the event:

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Typhoon appeal raises £44m

The Disasters Emergency Committee's Philippines Typhoon Appeal has now raised £44m, which includes over £90,000 raised directly from lastnight’s celebrity telethon at the BT Tower in London. Donations can also be made online at www.dec.org.uk.