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Sachsgate. Wogan's retirement. The threat to close one of his stations. To Bob Shennan, controller of Radio 2 and 6 Music, it's all part of the challenge – as he tells Ian Burrell
When Les Dawson walked on to the set of Blankety Blank as the new host of the popular 1980s quiz show, he ruffled more than a few establishment feathers.
Eurovision Song Contest hopeful Josh Dubovie is "enjoying every minute" as he gears up for final rehearsals ahead of tomorrow's big showdown.
The BBC's task of filling the space on its schedules left by the departure of Jonathan Ross this summer began yesterday after Graham Norton was confirmed as his replacement on Radio 2.
Old habits die hard for Sir Terry Wogan - he still wakes up early despite hanging up his breakfast show headphones.
The reformed enfant terrible has had a rollercoaster career, which is peaking once more. But can he really fill Sir Terry Wogan's shoes?
Did the Queen shed a tear? Because almost every other one of Terry Wogan’s eight million listeners must have blinked a little at 9.30 today, as with a blast of The Party’s Over, Terry Wogan signed off from the Radio 2 breakfast show he first presented in 1972.
Could the starting bell really be sounding for David Prescott's return to the political frontline? Those around him insist not.
A week after re-confirming his status as king of breakfast radio, Sir Terry Wogan said today he expected rival DJ Chris Moyles to "broadcast for six hours a day" to try to catch up with his listener figures.
I sometimes think the saddest thing in my life is that there is nobody alive today with whom I can have a 'remember when?' conversation
Details of BBC executives' expenses claims were revealed on the same day that the corporation said fees for individual stars will remain a secret.
'Disgraceful' secrecy condemned by chairman of Public Accounts Committee
"Grasping" and "tacky" were among reviewers' moderate descriptions of Cherie Blair's self-invasive memoirs. Selling 3,877 copies in a week can be spun as an achievement – until one considers the newspaper serialisation; the blanket Radio 4 coverage (Book Of The Week, Woman's Hour); Cherie's reported £1m advance from publisher Little, Brown; and the decision by stores and websites to sell at half the £18.99 cover price from day one.
Having famously dissed the history of rock The Long Blondes admit to Nick Hasted that they might be Mods after all
As the latest 'failures' to be discovered long after their demise are rehabilitated on CD, Chris Mugan selects some of the other bands it took us a long, long time to appreciate
The relentless march of BBC Radio 1's most celebrated loudmouth, Chris Moyles, towards the title of breakfast show king continued yesterday as the DJ posted a record-breaking audience of 7.31 million listeners.