The “sequel” to the classic film, Four Weddings and a Funeral, may have arrived 25 years late, but it was a welcome surprise to see all these characters again after so long.

Director Mike Newell and writer Richard Curtis did an amazing job bringing the cast from the original movie back together for the charming mini-sequel, One Red Nose Day and a Wedding.

The story centers on Miranda (Lily James), the daughter of Charles (Hugh Grant) and Carrie (Andie MacDowell), and her marriage to Faith (Alicia Vikander).

The special aired as part of NBC’s The Red Nose Day Special Thursday, an annual fundraiser that helps children living in poverty.


While short, the 14-minute special manages to unpack and answer questions longtime fan of the original movie have been asking for years. .

Charles and Carrie are together, but unmarried

After Charles gave a non-marriage proposal to Carrie in the climax of the original film, the couple remained committed and unmarried for 25 years while raising Miranda.

Charles casually ask why they never got married and Carrie responds, “I think it was raining really hard that day, and we just wanted to get inside.”

Fiona has a child but not from Prince Charles

Fiona (Kristin Scott Thomas) has daughter named Faith, but she’s not the daughter of Prince Charles.

The original film implied that Fiona and Prince Charles hooked up, yet Curtis says, “Prince Charles was a fling rather than a long-term relationship.”

Fiona had unrequited love for her friend Charles, and while the two didn’t end up together, their daughters are now married.

Henrietta has moved on after Charles left her at the alter

Charles left his bride-to-be Henrietta (Anna Chancellor) at the alter during the end of the film to pursue Carrie. And while Henrietta was clearly distraught at the time, she realized she didn’t have to marry for love.

“Getting dumped by you is the luckiest day of my life,” Henrietta said. “Once you realize you don’t have to marry for love, everything is much easier.”

What’s next

This is the last we’ve seen of the Four Weddings universe, a Hulu miniseries based on the film starring Nathalie Emmanuel and written by Mindy Kaling, is set to premiere July 31.

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