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Terry Wogan back in the saddle

by Daniel Ringby 153 views

It takes more than a discontented Danish nation to make the BBC dismiss their commentator Terry Wogan. He is back in the saddle and ready for May 25.

Irish-born Terry Wogan, the BBC's Eurovision commentator, has a reputation for being harsh and sometimes abusive about the contest.
However, during ESC 2001, his comments on the hosts and the show reached a level where the BBC saw it fit to issue an official apology to Danmarks Radio (DR), host broadcaster of the 2001 contest.

Among other things, Terry Wogan referred to the Olsen Brothers, winners from 2000, as “those two old geezers”, and the two hosts were soon christened 'Dr Death and the Tooth Fairy'.

The BBC did consider replacing him, but this was not found to be necessary.
Thus, Terry Wogan is once again going to be the commentator for BBC Prime on May 25. Until then, he will be busy presenting his morning programme 'Wake up to Wogan' on BBC Radio 2.

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