Wogan quits Radio 2 breakfast show

BROADCASTING legend Sir Terry Wogan this morning confirmed that he will quit his BBC Radio 2 breakfast show at the end of the year, with Chris Evans set to take over.

BROADCASTING legend Sir Terry Wogan this morning confirmed that he will quit his BBC Radio 2 breakfast show at the end of the year, with Chris Evans set to take over.

The 71-year-old, who has presented 'Wake-up to Wogan' since 1993, revealed the move in an emotional on-air announcement.

He said: “I'd rather leave while we're in love, as the song says, while the programme is the most popular on British radio, while we still delight in each other's company.

“And so we will, until the end of the year, when my good friend Chris Evans takes over. I know that you'll give him the same love and affection you've always shown to me.”


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Sir Terry will present a new show, in front of a live audience, starting next year.

Evans, who presented the breakfast show on BBC Radio 1 in the mid-1990's, has fronted the drive-time show on Radio 2 for just over three years.

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