Terry Wogan

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Get your hands off my double entendres! Is the smutty pun now under attack?
It is Britain’s favourite type of humour, the go-to gag for everyone from Carry On stars to Bake Off hosts. But are fnarr fnarr jokes just another example of male sexual entitlement?

Ryan Gilbey

07, May, 2018 @12:28 PM

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Wogan compares BBC to the British empire in unearthed interview
In recordings released to celebrate 50th anniversary of Radio 1, 2, 3 and 4, Wogan says BBC never quite captured spirit of pirate radio

Graham Ruddick Media editor

30, Sep, 2017 @5:00 AM

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Terry Wogan voted greatest BBC radio presenter
John Peel and Sue MacGregor second and third in Radio Times poll of leading figures in broadcasting

Graham Ruddick Media editor

25, Sep, 2017 @11:01 PM

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From Jim Davidson to Brucie: gameshow hosts rated and slated
As Len Goodman and Noel Edmonds are currently proving with Partners in Rhyme and Cheap Cheap Cheap, it’s exceptionally hard to be a good gameshow host. Here are some of the best – and worst – quizmasters

Sarah Dempster

12, Sep, 2017 @8:00 AM

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Desert Island Discs: 75 defining moments from 75 years of castaways
The show’s first guest was marooned three quarters of a century ago this month. Here are the moments that made Desert Island Discs a radio classic

Stephen Moss

06, Jan, 2017 @3:56 PM

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2016's best bits: October to December
From Prince Harry speaking out against racism to Ed Balls on Strictly, everything that cheered us up as the year ended

24, Dec, 2016 @9:00 AM

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Terry Wogan remembered by Simon Mayo
The Radio 2 presenter recalls a colleague brimming with wit, warmth and a defiant determination to keep things cheery and irreverent

11, Dec, 2016 @7:00 AM

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BBC Children in Need raises a record £46.6m
Telethon features Ricky Gervais, Eddie Redmayne, a Great British Bake Off sketch and tributes to Terry Wogan

Peter J Walker

19, Nov, 2016 @12:12 PM

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Blankety Blank is back – let's hope it doesn't get the Keith Lemon treatment
The gameshow is returning to ITV. Again. But will anyone manage to match the effortless elegance of Terry Wogan as its new host?

Stuart Heritage

15, Aug, 2016 @12:21 PM

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Terry Wogan service of thanksgiving 50 years after his radio debut
BBC to mark golden anniversary of 27 September 1966 – day broadcaster began his career on Light Programme

Jasper Jackson

09, May, 2016 @9:44 AM

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Prince, Rickman, Bowie... famous faces we have said goodbye to in 2016
Remembering some of the much-loved figures who have died since the start of this year

Chris Johnston

22, Apr, 2016 @5:58 AM

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Clive James: ‘My granddaughter’s school was connected by video to the International Space Station'
Now when she and I ask each other questions, both of us pause before answering. It’s a space conversation

Clive James

13, Feb, 2016 @6:00 AM

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