Veteran BBC broadcaster Sir Terry Wogan has died aged 77, after a short illness, his family has confirmed.
In a statement, they said: “Sir Terry Wogan died today after a short but brave battle with cancer.
“He passed away surrounded by his family. While we understand he will be missed by many, the family ask that their privacy is respected at this time.”
BBC director general Tony Hall said: “Terry truly was a national treasure.” Read more
Below a video from 1985 where Dame Shirley Bassey presents Terry Wogan the Personality of the Year Award.
In 2001 Dame Shirley was a guest on An Audience with Des O’Connor and here are the parts of that show that featured Dame Shirley. Des O’Connor is the only one who’s allowed to call her ‘Shirl’. They go back a long time and Dame Shirley was on Des O’Connor shows in 1986, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1996 & 1999.
“I decided to isolate the Moonraker portion into a separate music video because this is one of the most underrated (and possibly the most beautiful) of Bond themes, and the film itself is a far more confident, well-executed and worthy offering from the Bond franchise than many realize. Both the song and the film deserve more appreciation than they tend to receive.” Klara Tavakoli Goesche
The videos below were added to YouTube recently by sap poro from Hokkaido in Japan: