Sir Terry Wogan: tributes to BBC broadcaster dead aged 77 - as they happened

All the reaction and tributes to the BBC TV and Radio presenter Terry Wogan, who has died of cancer aged 77, best known for his chat show Wogan, the Eurovision Song Contest and Children In Need.

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We’re going to end this live blog now, thank you very much for all the touching contributions via GuardianWitness, especially the insights into the world of TOGs.

For 50 years Sir Terry graced our screens and airwaves. His warmth, wit and geniality meant that for millions he was a part of the family.

We are all so terribly sad upon hearing of the passing of Terry. I can’t put into words how the whole Radio 2 family is feeling.

None of us were expecting this, come out of a clear blue sky, so it’s really hard to take in.

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‘Dancing With the Stars,’ Season 14, Week 6: Performances

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Monday! Motown! Music! Moves! Marathon?

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