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Summary

  1. Veteran BBC broadcaster Sir Terry Wogan dies at the age of 77
  2. His family said he had been suffering from cancer
  3. Sir Terry died on Sunday morning, surrounded by his family
  4. BBC director general Tony Hall said Sir Terry "was a national treasure"
  5. Sir Terry was best known for the breakfast show on BBC Radio 2, and his 1980s chat show on BBC One

Live Reporting

By Emma Harrison, Rob Corp and Victoria Lindrea

All times stated are UK

  1. Signing off

    Tributes have poured in for Sir Terry Wogan today and we hope we have brought you as many of them as we could.

    Our main story will continue to be updated.

    But we will leave you with a reprise of the video of Sir Terry signing off from his Radio 2 breakfast show for the last time in 2009.

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    Video caption: 2009: Sir Terry Wogan signing off from final breakfast show
  2. Wogan was 'a generous and warm-hearted man' - former BBC colleague

  3. Listen: Wogan 'complete, ready-made radio broadcaster'

    The World This Weekend

    Radio 4 programme

    Friends and colleagues Ken Bruce and Alan Dedicoat remembered Sir Terry Wogan. The broadcasters were in discussion with Mark Markell on BBC Radio 4's World This Weekend after they listened to clips of the Radio 2 presenter and TV personality.

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    Video caption: Ken Bruce and Alan Dedicoat discussed the life and times of Sir Terry Wogan.
  4. 'An extraordinary broadcaster' - BBC Trust chairman

    Quote Message: Sir Terry Wogan was an extraordinary broadcaster treasured by audiences, who made an immense contribution in his long and dedicated career. He will be much missed by millions and all our thoughts are with his family and friends at this sad time. from Rona Fairhead BBC Trust chairman
    Rona FairheadBBC Trust chairman
  5. Sir Terry Wogan: Your memories and pictures

    Read about other people's memories here

  6. Sir Terry 'simply the best'

    In a statement, TV presenter Chris Tarrant called the news of Sir Terry's death "awful and unexpected"

    "Even though we had competing breakfast shows for many years, he was always incredibly kind to me: but of course he was kind to everybody... unfailingly funny on and off the screen - just a lovely, warm, witty man. 

    He had a unique radio presence that never came from a podium, rather a comfortable fireside armchair. He was the finest broadcaster of my lifetime. Simply the best. 

    Sir Terry Wogan
    Quote Message: The airwaves have lost a great gentleman." from Chris Tarrant
    Chris Tarrant
  7. Sir Terry: 'loveliest of men'

    Music stars have joined the many tributes to Sir Terry Wogan - who had his own (minor) chart hit with The Floral Dance in 1978 - among them Ireland's Ronan Keating and Andrea Corr.

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  8. Floral tributes left at Sir Terry's home

    Flowers have been left outside the home of Sir Terry Wogan in Buckinghamshire. One card said: "Terry! Rest in peace."

    Sir Terry's house
  9. Rantzen shares memories of working with Wogan

    Esther Rantzen and Sir Terry Wogan

    Esther Rantzen, who worked with Sir Terry on Children in Need, said he was famous for not rehearsing performances. 

    Quote Message: You enjoyed the wit when you were in his company. You enjoyed it whether you were a viewer or a listener. The only criticism I ever heard anyone make of Terry was that he just wouldn't rehearse.
    Quote Message: Take one was, for him, the best and only take. But as take one was always brilliant, those who wanted take 104 were not really disappointed."
  10. 'None of us saw this coming'

    Richard Madeley, who had been sitting in for Sir Terry on Radio 2, said "none of us saw this coming", adding that he had expected to see the veteran presenter back working early next month.

    He joined the many voices paying tribute to Sir Terry.

    Richard Madeley
    Quote Message: There was no disconnect between the Terry Wogan that we saw on the television or heard on the radio, and the real man, none at all.
    Quote Message: He would just walk in, shoulder off his coat and start broadcasting without there being any kind of gap." from Richard Madeley
    Richard Madeley
  11. Wogan 'made radio in age of TV' - Father Brian D'Arcy

    Sir Terry Wogan "was the one who made radio in an age of television", his close friend and fellow broadcaster Father Brian D'Arcy has said.

    Fr D'Arcy said Sir Terry "perfected the art of radio from a very early age".

    "He was the only man I ever met who could make a pause sound interesting," the County Fermanagh priest told BBC Radio Ulster's The Sunday News.

    Sir Terry Wogan
  12. Wogan 'helped raise millions' for Children in Need

    Sir Terry Wogan and Pudsey

    Stevie Spring, chairwoman of Children In Need, said Sir Terry had helped raise hundreds of millions of pounds for the charity. 

    Quote Message: He was absolutely dedicated to making a difference to the lives of as many children as possible in the UK.
    Quote Message: You would try and brief him before an event or before an appearance - slightly a waste of time, and actually much, much, much better for him to just say what was in his heart, and it was in his heart. It was one of the most important things in his life.
  13. Cancer charity 'grateful' for Sir Terry's support

    Lynda Thomas, Macmillan Cancer Support's chief executive, said the charity is mourning the loss of Sir Terry, who had supported its fundraising efforts. 

    Quote Message: We are deeply saddened to hear the news that Sir Terry Wogan has passed away from cancer. At Macmillan we've been lucky enough to have benefited from Sir Terry's support for events such as World's Biggest Coffee Morning.
    Quote Message: We are extremely grateful for everything he did to help us raise awareness and vital funds for people affected by cancer. We are sending our heartfelt condolences to Sir Terry's family at this difficult time.