COMIC Relief will soon have the ability to launch strategic comedians.
Defending its investment in the arms industry, the charity said the partnership would create a cannon wide enough to accommodate Lenny Henry.
A spokesman said: “It will have a big wheel at the end so we can point it wherever Lenny is needed and get him there in less than 20 minutes.
“So if there is a crisis in Somalia, all the local population has to do is build a landing area out of mattresses.”
The spokesman added: “Many Somalians are already very familiar with this kind of technology, except this time it will be an explosion of laughter.”
Meanwhile, the investment strategy has been praised by experts for creating a ‘virtuous circle’ of war, famine and charity.
Professor Henry Brubaker, of the Institute for Studies, said: “It’s as simple and beautiful as a big red nose.”