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'Outnumbered' wins big at Comedy Awards

LONDON, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- British Comedy Awards judges named "Outnumbered" best sitcom and best comedy of the year, while also honoring one of the British TV comedy's stars.
McCartney to perform at charity concert

McCartney to perform at charity concert

LONDON, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Paul McCartney, Take That, Lily Allen and Muse have been booked to perform at a concert for the charity Children in Need in London next month, organizers said.

Terry Wogan leaving morning radio program

LONDON, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Veteran Irish broadcaster Terry Wogan has announced he intends to leave BBC Radio 2's morning program "Wake Up to Wogan" at the end of the year.

Officials change Eurovision voting rules

BERLIN, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- New rules for voting in the Eurovision music competition are to be implemented in an effort to keep people from selecting a winner based solely on nationality.

'Eurovision' head criticizes Wogan's style

LONDON, May 11 (UPI) -- BBC host Terry Wogan who emcees "Eurovision Song Contest," makes the contest look "ridiculous," Eurovision TV Director Bjorn Erichsen says.

BBC Trust rethinking top stars' salaries

LONDON, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- The head of the BBC Trust said he is concerned about the soaring salaries the corporation is paying some of its high-profile presenters, the Telegraph said.

BBC braces for huge budget cuts

LONDON, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Budget cuts may threaten more than 500 jobs with BBC News, but England’s top-paid personalities won't be socked in the paycheck.

Ireland honors Wogan's career with award

LIMERICK, Ireland, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- In recognition of his efforts on his BBC Radio 2 program, broadcaster Terry Wogan has been given a lifetime achievement award by his native Ireland.

Queen's Birthday Honors handed out

LONDON, June 11 (UPI) -- A diverse group of Brits ranging from TV stars to police officers have been knighted, damed or otherwise celebrated on Queen Elizabeth's Birthday Honors List.

British voice their voice opinions

LONDON, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- A BBC poll has found the majority of people in Britain dislike their own accents, and really can't stand listening to Prime Minister Tony Blair.
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Wogan during a visit to Harrogate.

Sir Michael Terence "Terry" Wogan KBE DL (born 3 August 1938) is a veteran Irish radio and television broadcaster and comedian, who has worked for the British Broadcasting Corporation in the United Kingdom for most of his career. With a regular 8 million listeners, he is the most listened to radio broadcaster of any European nation. He began his career at Raidió Teilifís Éireann where he presented shows such as Jackpot in the 1960s.

Wogan has been a leading media personality in the UK since the late 1960s and is often referred to as a "national treasure" of the United Kingdom. He is perhaps best known in the United Kingdom for his BBC 1 chat show Wogan, for his work presenting Children in Need, as the host of BBC Radio 2's breakfast show Wake Up to Wogan (which he will leave after December 2009, when Chris Evans, the Radio 2 Drivetime host, will take over), and as the BBC's commentator for the Eurovision Song Contest from 1980 to 2008. When Chris Evans takes over the breakfast show, Terry Wogan will have a brand new primetime weekend show on Radio 2.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Terry Wogan."
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