Terry Wogan

Terry Wogan

Terry Wogan Quick Links

News Pictures Film Quotes RSS

Terry Wogan Fans Launch Campaign To Take Christmas Number One Spot


Terry Wogan Cliff Richard

Fans of late broadcaster Sir Terry Wogan have launched a campaign to get his version of ‘The Floral Dance’ to the Christmas number one spot.

Wogan passed away in January of this year following a short battle with cancer.

'Children In Need' Raises Record Amount While Paying Tribute To Sir Terry Wogan


Terry Wogan Eddie Redmayne

This year’s ‘Children In Need’ has raised a record amount for charity with the total reaching £46,624,259 by the end of Friday night’s show.

Last night’s telethon was the first since the death of long time presenter Sir Terry Wogan earlier this year. Wogan had presented his last ‘Children In Need’ in 2014, before poor health forced him to step down as host.

Terry WoganSir Terry Wogan was remembered during last night’s BBC ‘Children in Need’

Continue reading: 'Children In Need' Raises Record Amount While Paying Tribute To Sir Terry Wogan

Gaby Roslin arrives at the Service of Thanksgiving for Sir Terry Wogan. Friends, Family and colleagues gather at Westminster Abbey to celebrate the life of much loved broadcaster Sir Terry Wogan who died January 2016 - Tuesday 27th September 2016

Terry Wogan and Rory Bremner
Terry Wogan and Richard Stilgoe
Terry Wogan and Richard Stilgoe
Terry Wogan and Judith Chalmers
Terry Wogan and Judith Chalmers
Terry Wogan and Judith Chalmers

Ken Bruce arrives at the Service of Thanksgiving for Sir Terry Wogan. Friends, Family and colleagues gather to celebrate the life of much loved broadcaster Sir Terry Wogan who died January 2016. - Tuesday 27th September 2016

Terry Wogan and Ken Bruce
Terry Wogan and Ken Bruce

Eurovision Chief Blames Terry Wogan For Britain Not Taking Contest Seriously


Terry Wogan Eurovision Song Contest

Christer Bjorkman, the producer of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest has hit out at the late Terry Wogan, blaming the presenter for ruining the British public’s attitude towards the annual competition. Bjorkman said that Wogan’s ‘mocking’ commentary, which he provided on the BBC for 28 years, meant that the contest could never be taken seriously in the UK.

Terry WoganThe late Terry Wogan has been accused of ruining the Eurovision’s reputation in the UK.

Appearing in London, Bjorkman was asked why he thought the contest was seen as frivolous in the UK. “There are several reasons, one is Terry Wogan himself,” Bjorkman said (via The Mirror). "He did this for 28 years and his ­commentary always forced the mockery side and there is a grown-up generation in Britain that doesn’t know anything better.”

Continue reading: Eurovision Chief Blames Terry Wogan For Britain Not Taking Contest Seriously

Michael Ball To Take Over Terry Wogan's Radio Two Slot


Michael Ball Terry Wogan Claudia Winkleman

Michael Ball has been announced as taking over the Radio Two Sunday slot previously held by the late Terry Wogan. Wogan, who sadly passed away in January, had presented ‘Weekend Wogan’ since 2010, but had taken a break from the show in November 2015 due to ill health.

Michael BallMichael Ball will take over Terry Wogan's Radio 2 slot.

Speaking to the BBC, Ball said: "I feel so honoured to have been asked to return to Sunday mornings on BBC Radio 2. I learned so much from my great friend and mentor Sir Terry Wogan. He was simply the best.”

Continue reading: Michael Ball To Take Over Terry Wogan's Radio Two Slot

Veteran Broadcaster Sir Terry Wogan Dies Aged 77


Terry Wogan

Sir Terry Wogan has died aged 77 after a short battle with cancer, his family has confirmed. Wogan had recently celebrated 50 years in broadcasting, but late last year he was forced to pull out of presenting ‘Children in Need’, for the first time since the telethon’s inception, due to poor health.

Terry WoganSir Terry Wogan has died aged 77.

In a statement, the Wogan family said: “Sir Terry Wogan died today after a short but brave battle with cancer. He passed away surrounded by his family. While we understand he will be missed by many, the family ask that their privacy is respected at this time.”

Continue reading: Veteran Broadcaster Sir Terry Wogan Dies Aged 77

BBC 'Children In Need' Raises Record Breaking £37 Million


Tess Daly Terry Wogan Bruce Forsyth

'Children in Need' raised a spectacular, record breaking total of £37 million last night, during the annual six-hour long telethon. The event was hosted by Tess Daly and Dermot O’Leary, who came in as a last minute replacement for veteran presenter Terry Wogan who was suffering from health issues.

Dermot O'LearyDermot O’Leary hosted ‘Children In Need’ alongside Tess Daly last night (November 13th).

It was the first time Wogan had missed a ‘Children In Need’ broadcast since its inception in 1980. “It’s been an absolute blast,” O’Leary said, “Thank you so, so much. To Terry, I hope you’re feeling better, I hope we get to enjoy a drop of the pure very soon and we’re all doing you justice here.”

Continue reading: BBC 'Children In Need' Raises Record Breaking £37 Million

Sir Terry Wogan Pulls Out Of Hosting 'Children In Need'; Replaced By Dermot O'Leary


Dermot O'Leary Terry Wogan

Veteran BBC presenter Sir Terry Wogan has announced that he’ll be forced to miss out on hosting ‘Children In Need’ tonight, and has been replaced with former ‘X Factor’ presenter Dermot O’Leary.

Wogan is one of the network’s most established stars, and has been the face of the annual telethon broadcast since it started in 1980. However, the BBC confirmed on Thursday night (November 12th), less than a day before the broadcast, that the 77 year old has been ordered to rest by doctors after undergoing a medical procedure on his back this week, and will therefore not be able to take part in the six-and-a-half hour programme.

Dermot O'LearyDermot O'Leary, pictured with his wife, will be filling in for Sir Terry Wogan on 'Children In Need' 2015

Continue reading: Sir Terry Wogan Pulls Out Of Hosting 'Children In Need'; Replaced By Dermot O'Leary

Brian Wogan and Paula Wogan - Terry Wogan niece Wedding - Dublin, Nevada, Ireland - Friday 26th September 2014

Terry Wogan, Brian Wogan and Paula Wogan
Terry Wogan, Brian Wogan and Paula Wogan
Terry Wogan, Brian Wogan and Paula Wogan
Terry Wogan and Paula Wogan
Terry Wogan
Terry Wogan

'Never Mind The Buzzcocks': Rhod Gilbert First Permanent Host In Five Years


Simon Amstell Noel Fielding Mark Ronson Mark Lamarr Robert Webb Terry Wogan Jack Dee

Rhod Gilbert has been named as the permanent host of comedy panel show Never Mind the Buzzcocks. The BBC2 show has lacked a permanent presenter since 2009 when Simon Amstell departed so he could work on his own comedy tours and performances. 

Rhod Gilbert
Rhod Gilbert is the first permanent Buzzcocks presenter in five years.

Read More: What Caused Huey Morgan To Smash His Mug & Storm Off During Never Mind The Buzzcocks?

Continue reading: 'Never Mind The Buzzcocks': Rhod Gilbert First Permanent Host In Five Years

Michael McIntyre's Chat Show Ties With Graham Norton (In A Way, Sort Of)


Michael McIntyre Graham Norton Lily Allen Terry Wogan

Michael McIntyre's talk show launched on Monday evening (March 10, 2014), with guests Alan Sugar, Terry Wogan and Lily Allen. Though it suffered an underwhelming response from critics, the comedian's show actually performed pretty well and pulled in 2.4 million (21.9%) for the 10.35pm-11.20pm timeslot.

Michael McIntyre ShowTerry Wogan [L], Lily Allen, Michael McIntyre and Lord Alan Sugar [R]

The figures tied McIntyre with Graham Norton's Monday night chat show The Bigger Picture, which aired in August 2005 and also pulled in 2.4 million, according to Broadcast Now. Norton's Friday night chat show is one of the most popular shows on British television and the Irish broadcaster regularly welcomes a line-up of A-list guests.

Continue reading: Michael McIntyre's Chat Show Ties With Graham Norton (In A Way, Sort Of)

Children In Need Fundraising Kick-Started By JLS, Union J & Terry Wogan


JLS Union J Terry Wogan Alex Jones Gary Barlow

BBC Children in Need has come around again and today (5th September) marks the launch of official fundraising. The charitable campaign, set up to improve the lives of disadvantaged young people, has raised £690 million since and the plans are for this year to be bigger than ever.

JLS
JLS Are Involved In Children In Need Despite Their Imminent Split.

Famous faces have added their name to the Children in Need campaign and will appear in adverts to persuade everyone in Britain to organise a fundraising event or donate money. Sir Terry Wogan, boybands JLS and Union J, The One Show presenter Alex Jones, ex-Blue Peter presenter Matt Baker and singer/X Factor judge Gary Barlow have all signed up to be the faces of the massive money raising event.

Continue reading: Children In Need Fundraising Kick-Started By JLS, Union J & Terry Wogan

Terry Wogan - Sir Terry Wogan and his wife Lady Helen Wogan with their sons Alan (L) and Mark (R) and daughter Kathertine (C) Friday 5th November 2010 at Dorchester Hotel London, England

Terry Wogan
Linda Lusardi and Terry Wogan
Linda Lusardi and Terry Wogan
Chris Tarrant and Terry Wogan
Linda Lusardi and Terry Wogan
Terry Wogan

Terry Wogan Friday 26th March 2010 The 36th Annual Broadcasting Press Guild TV and Radio Awards at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane - Arrivals London, England

Terry Wogan
Terry Wogan

Terry Wogan Quick Links

News Pictures Film Quotes RSS
Advertisement

Occupation

Radio Personality


Suggested

Jake Gyllenhaal Was Inspired To Dig Deep For His Role In Stronger

Jake Gyllenhaal Was Inspired To Dig Deep For His Role In Stronger

The actor was forced to question his ideas of heroism for this movie.

Emma Stone Became 'A Real Creep' While Making Battle Of The Sexes

Emma Stone Became 'A Real Creep' While Making Battle Of The Sexes

She had to scrutinise tennis player Billie Jean King closely.

HBO's CEO Is Excited By 'Game Of Thrones' Spinoffs

HBO's CEO Is Excited By 'Game Of Thrones' Spinoffs

There are currently five separate teams working on 'Game of Thrones' projects at HBO.

Pink Looks Starstruck As She Appears On Stage With Guns N' Roses

Pink Looks Starstruck As She Appears On Stage With Guns N' Roses

She's a big fan of the band and this week she got to perform with them.

Advertisement
Foo Fighters: Wolf Alice Are 'Scared' Of Us

Foo Fighters: Wolf Alice Are 'Scared' Of Us

Foo Fighters think Wolf Alice are ''scared'' of them, after the two bands ran into each other at LA's EastWest studios.

Quentin Tarantino Breaks Silence Over Harvey Weinstein Scandal

Quentin Tarantino Breaks Silence Over Harvey Weinstein Scandal

Amber Tamblyn posted a statement on Twitter on Tarantino's behalf.

Foo Fighters Collect Fan Art

Foo Fighters Collect Fan Art

Foo Fighters collect ''weird'' fan art. The 'Run' hitmakers are particularly fond of the pieces they are sent which are a ''little off'' and put them...

'Hocus Pocus' Director Wants Sequel With Original Cast

'Hocus Pocus' Director Wants Sequel With Original Cast

The film looks to be getting a reboot in a straight-to-TV Disney movie.

Advertisement

Terry Wogan Movies

Artists
Actors
    Filmmakers
      Artists
      Bands
        Musicians
          Artists
          Celebrities
             
              Artists
              Interviews
                musicians & bands in the news
                  actors & filmmakers in the news
                    celebrities in the news

                      Go Back in Time using our News archive to see what happened on a particular day in the past.