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Last Updated: Saturday November 20 2004 09:31 GMT

I went backstage at Children in Need!

Jessica backstage at Children in Need
Jessica won our Press Packer competition to report backstage at Children in Need.

Here she reports on her star-studded night at Television Centre in London.

"When I found out that I won the competition to report backstage at Children In Need I was screaming - it was amazing!

When we first arrived at Television Centre I thought it was really modern and big.

Autographs

As soon as we got inside I met Westlife and Girls Aloud. They signed autographs for me and I had my photo taken with them. I also met Pudsey - and gave him a big hug.

I was really star struck to meet Simon Cowell and Shane Ritchie. I gave Shane Ritchie a kiss on the cheek and surprisingly, Simon Cowell was really nice - he even winked at me!

I was a bit embarrassed because we had to chase some celebs around as their managers were rushing them about.

VIPs
Rolf Harris drew a picture for me
Rolf Harris drew a picture for me

We had special wristbands that got us into a VIP party. I really felt like a celeb - there were loads of stars there and no one noticed I was just a kid.

Chris Moyles cracked a joke and said he wanted 1.50 for his autograph. Although I probably would have paid it!

I also spoke to Rolf Harris and he drew me a really cool picture.

I even met Mark Thompson, The Director-General of the BBC and asked him for a job!

Meeting Terry

The highlight of the night for me was going into the studio and meeting Terry Wogan.

I'm going to frame my autographs and keep Shane Ritchie's by my bed.

It was a fantastic night and definitely better than going to the school disco I was going to go to instead!

Next year

I'll be hoping to raise more money for Children In Need next year.

It's a fantastic charity and can really help people who don't have a voice of their own. So give, give give!

Jessica, 12, Bourne End

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