Terry Wogan was one of Britain's best-loved radio and television celebrities witty, charming and relaxed and undoubtedly captured the nation's heart. Here, Terry tells his life story from his beginnings as a young Limerick boy to his incredible success as an enduring celebrity with shows such as Wogan and The Eurovision Song Contest.
Is It Me? is written in Terry's own inimitable style, with self-deprecating humour and a wry take on everyday life. The story is a delightfully observed, light-hearted journey through Terry's personal and professional lives.
After reluctantly starting his career in banking, Terry escaped to make a sucessful break into broadcasting with RTE. Fronting Children in Need, Wogan and The Eurovision Song Contest and collecting millions of listeners to his morning BBC 2 radio show, Wake Up To Wogan, he is now the most prolific and popular presenter at the BBC.
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Terry Wogan moved to light entertainment as a disc jockey and host of TV quiz and variety shows after working in banking. In 1969 Terry stood in for BBC Radio's Jimmy Young, and later that year was given his own daily shows on BBC Radio 1 and 2. In 1972 he took over the prestigious morning show slot. Terry's extensive television credits include his live chat show series "Blankety Blank," "Come Dancing," "The Eurovision Song Contest," "Songs for Europe," and "Wogan ," to name but a few. In 1993 Terry rejoined BBC Radio 2 to present "Wake up to Wogan," the most listened to breakfast show in the UK. Her Majesty the Queen honored him with a knighthood in 2005.