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I was Terry Wogan's `other listener'

Fans watch news of Terry Wogan's death at BBC Broadcasting House. Picture by Anthony Devlin/PA Wire
I was Terry Wogan's other listener. All through school, university, during my long commute to my first job, shorter commute to my present one, first in the car with parents chortling along, later on buses with my walkman, alone in bad traffic, with my (initally bewildered) boyfriend-now-husband. Belfast children are supposed to listen to Citybeat or Cool FM on the way to school. University students are supposed to listen to Radio 1. I didn't care. I had a date every morning with `Tel' and nothing was going to prevent me from keeping it. I completely understand the peopl[...]
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