Walliams had stopped regularly to eat food passed to him from a pole on the support boat. 'It is like for some reason my body has said, "Well you can have one day of exertion" and that day was today.' Half the money raised by Sport Relief goes to children in poor countries.The biggest danger was jellyfish, which at one point were spotted close to where Walliams was swimming. Walliams agreed to the challenge after visiting Ethiopia with fellow Little Britain star Matt Lucas and seeing the problems there. Their inspiration is Captain Matthew Webb, who made the first observed and unassisted swim across the Strait of Dover on August 25, 1875.He set off at 5.30am from Dover and reached the beach in Cap Gris Nez just after 4pm.Michael Read, of the Channel Swimming Association, who was on a boat overseeing the crossing, said Walliams was the 666th person to successfully complete the challenge.• Linda once again insults a student - this time it's a dwarf. • Maggie samples a volevont made from a recipe by Ainsley Harriot. • Vicky's determined to get herself thrown off a bus. • Viv tries to give an accurate description of some robbers. • A visit from the PM's former aide sends Sebastian into a jealous frenzy. • Daffyd is shocked to discover his brother is gay.• Kenny Craig hypnotises his Mum into letting him watch Thunder Cats. • Someone's blocked Lou's van in at a supermarket car park and Andy is not going to miss My Hero for anything... • Marjorie takes her group to a restaurant for a Christmas meal.• Kenny Craig has spent the night with his girlfriend. • Andrew Lloyd Webber wants Dennis to play the lead role in a play he's written.
• At a restaurant in Throttle the posh gentleman orders posh menu items... • Viv Tudor has been requested to attend an identity parade. • The gossip spreads quickly when a man confesses (in confidence) he's started going to prostitutes...• Back at the Hypnotist show Kenny's finished his book. • As Harvey and Jane get married, the part with the vows takes an unusual turn. • At No.10 The PM is celebrating another election victory.