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'Sleep tight': Viewers in TEARS as Children In Need pays poignant tribute to fundraising pioneer Sir Terry Wogan - Mirror Online

Viewers were reduced to tears during a poignant tribute to former host Terry Wogan on tonight's Children In Need .<p>Graham Norton and Joanna Lumley led …

Children in Need 2017 raises a record-breaking £50 million for charity, so thank you!

Graham Norton, The Doctor and Albert Square helped make this one exciting night of telly.<p>The nation has reason to be proud tonight (November 17) …

Peter Capaldi

Children in Need raises record-breaking £50m during BBC show

Children in Need managed to raised a record-breaking £50.1m during its show on Friday 17 November. surpassing 2016's record of £46.6m.<p>The five-hour …

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Children in Need 2017 the best and funniest moments: Car Share’s comeback and EastEnders with added jazzhands

Pudsey Bear’s annual telethon monopolised the BBC schedules on Friday evening, aiming to raise more than last year’s incredible £46.6m to help disadvantaged children in the UK.<p>We watched both the star-studded entertainment exclusives and the eye-dampening appeal VTs so you didn’t have to. Here are …

British Humour

'Children In Need': All The Highlights From The Telethon As They Raise Record-Breaking £50m

It was a night of entertainment and emotion.<p>BBC<p>Friday (17 November) night proved to be a record-breaking one for Children In Need, as the charity …

TV Series

Bridge over Tabled waters raises Children in Need cash

Fishguard and District Round Table have smashed their fundraising total, raising £1,000 so far for Children in Need with their second cross-Ireland …

Pembrokeshire

Do shape-shifting lizards rule the world? David Icke's craziest conspiracy theories after Man Utd cancel Old Trafford show - Mirror Online

When it comes to controversial figures, David Icke is up there with the most divisive.<p>It's no surprise, then, that when organising an event at …

David Icke

Cast of Eastenders lead the entertainment as stars sing and dance for Children In Need

So far this year's Children in Need has raised over £7 million for deserving causes.<p>This year's Children in Need was bigger and better than ever …

Entertainment

The history of Pudsey Bear and why the Children In Need icon is a true Yorkshireman

<b>As Children In Need comes round again, we are seeing the ever-lovable Pudsey Bear at every turn as the carnivorous ursine beast does his best to</b> …

West Yorkshire

Children In Need facts: When did it start, how much has it raised and much more

BBC Children In Need is a charity appeal launched and organised by the BBC that raises money to help disadvantaged children and young people in the …

West Yorkshire

Children in Need's Barra Best's big digital challenge for BBC fundraiser

Barra Best recalls his first ever live weather forecast on BBC Newsline, broadcasting to the nation while providing maternity cover for a colleague, …

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Friday’s best TV: Children in Need 2017; Gregory Porter’s Popular Voices

Pudsey and friends are back to put us through the emotional wringer while soul and jazz singer Porter celebrates the power of the voice<p><b>Children in Need 2017</b> <br>7.30pm, BBC One<p>Only the darkest heart could turn a blind eye to Pudsey and his fundraising chums as they take viewers on the annual …

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Children in Need 2017 – live updates: Show kicks off 37th celebrity-filled fundraiser with historic Doctor Who regeneration on cards

Children in Need this year promises a bounty of treats and surprises, especially for fans of Strictly Come Dancing, Doctor Who, and Eastenders. It's …

TV Series

Where to buy Children in Need merchandise including a Pudsey Bear and t-shirts ahead of the telethon appeal - Mirror Online

Children In Need will grace our screens on Friday night, but you may be wondering where you'll be able to pick up merchandise for the charity appeal …

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A.Dot: The rise and rise of 1Xtra's record-breaking breakfast host

<b>A.Dot is having a good year.</b><p>In the past month alone, the presenter has launched BBC One's new music show Sounds Like Friday Night, led 1Xtra to its highest ever breakfast show audience, and, perhaps most importantly, purchased some new gardening utensils.<p>"My proudest moment was when I invested in a …

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Missed this week's entertainment news?

<b>In a week once again dominated by news of sexual assault and harassment allegations, here are some of the week's other entertainment stories to make sure you're completely up to speed.</b><p>In what some people have called the TV gaffe of the year, Great British Bake Off co-judge Prue Leith accidentally …

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Sounding OFF: The Most Commonly Misheard Lyrics

Picture yourself sitting at a bar with three of your closest friends when suddenly this song comes on the radio. The catchy pop song was the …

Metallica

Katie Melua pays homage to Sir Terry Wogan with Children in Need 2017 single

Singer Katie Melua has paid tribute to Sir Terry Wogan by recording his favourite song for this year’s official Children in Need single.<p>Melua, 33, …

This year's Children In need single is an emotional tribute

Katie Melua will release this year's official Children In Need single.<p>The singer-songwriter has recorded a cover of Sting's Fields Of Gold for the …

Music Charts

The best of British: Radio 2's Ken Bruce reveals why he still loves working for the BBC

The best of British: Radio 2’s Ken Bruce reveals why he still loves working for the BBC<p>Bruce is one of the most popular presenters on BBC radio – how …

Television (UK)

Children in Need to feature Strictly, EastEnders and Doctor Who

<b>A Weakest Link celebrity special, Blue Peter presenters doing Strictly Come Dancing, a singing EastEnders cast and Doctor Who will all feature in Friday's Children In Need.</b><p>Tess Daly, Graham Norton, Mel Giedroyc and Ade Adepitan will be among the presenters of the five-hour charity show on BBC One …

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Flashback: Remember these famous faces in Irish broadcasting?

Last month, Irish broadcaster Sir Terry Wogan was voted the greatest BBC broadcaster of the last 50 years. Wogan became a ‘national treasure’, in …

News (Ireland)

Ronan Keating to channel Chris Evans for radio show

Ronan Keating has said he hopes to emulate Chris Evans' radio success with his own radio breakfast show.

News (Ireland)

My grandad was Radio 1's first ever 'goldenboy DJ' - but he won't be turning up to their 50th birthday party

When the BBC posted invitations to Radio One’s 50th anniversary celebration, one veteran disc jockey said he wouldn’t attend. There is a great deal to celebrate: Radio One’s birth in 1967 marked a revolution in British entertainment, and launched a new class of troublesome presenters. But with the …

Wogan compares BBC to the British empire in unearthed interview

In recordings released on 50th anniversary of Radio 1, 2, 3 and 4, Wogan says BBC never quite captured spirit of pirate radio<p>Sir Terry Wogan thought the BBC was like “the British empire under Queen Victoria” when he joined the corporation in the 1960s, according to newly released archive …

Royal Family

‘I may have gone too far’ Winona on Stranger Things, social media and the ‘tough’ years

She’s the star of a Netflix phenomenon and she doesn’t even use social media, but when you’re as iconic as Winona Ryder, you live by your own rules. …

Winona Ryder

The 50 best BBC radio broadcasters of all time

From Sandi Toksvig and Graham Norton to Kirsty Young and Terry Wogan, industry figures helped us compile a list of masters of the medium to celebrate …

Television (UK)

50 facts about Radio 1 & 2 as they turn 50

<b>On 30 September, 1967, the BBC's Light Programme split in two. Younger listeners were given Radio 1, while the Light Programme itself morphed into Radio 2, continuing with its mix of big bands, record requests, sport and comedy.</b><p>But do you know which DJ inspired the lyrics to I Am The Walrus? Or why …

From the pips to Alan Partridge: the 20 best things about Radio 4

In the early hours of September 30, 1967, the BBC’s three postwar radio stations – The Light Programme, The Third Programme and the Home Service – went off the air. There was a pause, while a complex series of bakelite levers were pulled by sober, lab-coat-wearing BBC technicians (at least, that’s …

Alan Partridge

Heartbreaking tribute as Hull's disco queen Sylvia Taylor loses her cancer battle

A well-known disco dancer has spoken of his heartbreak after losing his wife and dance partner to lung cancer.<p>Mark and Sylvia Taylor ruled the Hull …

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