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Those were the days

Those were the days

Wogan, Terry, author

Welcome to the party. Pull up a chair, take your ease, and join Tom, king of the Cattle Market branch, for a bite to eat and a glass or two of wine. Come and meet his customers: many of whom have become his friends, and many more of whom haven't. Either way they've some fine tales to tell. Join Tom as he reminisces about the places he's been, the people he has met, the laughter and the tears of daily life as he made his way from humble bank clerk to the heady heights of Branch Manager. 'Those Were the Days' is a collection of short stories by national treasure Sir Terry Wogan, filled with his famous humour, and charm

Paperback, Book. English.
Published London: Pan Books, 2016
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Statement of responsibility: Terry Wogan
ISBN: 1447298268, 9781447298267
Note: Originally published: London: Macmillan, 2015.
Physical Description: 166 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm
Subject: Short stories.; General.; Short Stories.

Author note

Sir Terry Wogan's stellar career in TV and radio spanned more than forty years. His thrice-weekly live chat show attracted TV audiences of many millions and ran for eight years. His breakfast show on BBC Radio 2 - Wake Up to Wogan - won a host of broadcasting awards and was adored by his legions of fans, regularly reaching record-breaking audiences of over 8 million. He was also beloved for his legendary commentaries on the Eurovision Song Contest, and his presenting of BBC Children in Need - the charity has raised almost a billion pounds over the past thirty five years. The short story collection, Those Were the Days was Terry's first foray into writing fiction. He died in January 2016, aged seventy-seven.

Reviews

Funny, touching, charming - this is the best of the best'
Joanna Lumley||A warm, comforting and whimsical read . . . Terry's voice comes across loud and clear on the page
Daily Express||A gorgeous love letter of a book . . . Terry's style, like the man himself, is effortless and entertaining
Irish Times||Beautifully written, amusing, and sometimes sad but nevertheless full of the personality of Wogan himself, making it quite excellent company
Irish World

Back cover copy

Welcome to the party, pull up a chair, take your ease, and join Tom, king of the

Cattle Market bank branch, for a bite to eat and a glass or two of wine.

Come and meet his customers, many of whom have become his friends, and listen to their tales. Join Tom as he reminisces about the places he's been, the people he has met and the laughter and the struggles of daily life as he made his way from humble bank clerk to the heady heights of Branch Manager . . .

'A warm, comforting and whimsical read . . . Terry's voice comes across loud and clear on the page'

Daily Express

'A gorgeous love letter of a book . . . Terry's style, like the man himself, is effortless and entertaining'

Irish Times