Final Terry Wogan programme on Radio 2
It was to be the final show he’d ever host. In November 2015, Terry Wogan kicked off ‘Weekend Wogan’ with his favourite Clifford T Ward track and ended with the Platters. In-between, the usual good-natured quips flowed, alomgside much talk-up for the Children in Need appearance for which he was to send apologies for his absence.
“Spend until your pocket thinks your hand’s gone mad”, were his final words of conversation. But was there just something in the Wogan pause just between “I’ll see you” - and “On Friday”?
Now laughing friends deride Tears I cannot hide So I smile and say When a lovely flame dies Smoke gets in your eyes