Sir Terry Wogan’s life to be celebrated at special Westminster Abbey service

BBC announces the Service of Thanksgiving will take place on 27th September

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The BBC has today announced that a Service of Thanksgiving will be held for the late Sir Terry Wogan at Westminster Abbey. 

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The event, which will celebrate the broadcaster’s life, will take place on the 27th of September. 

The 77-year-old died in January of this year. His family confirmed at the time that Wogan had passed away after a “short but brave battle with cancer”.

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Wogan’s broadcasting career spanned more than 50 years, from the Eurovision Song Contest to Children in Need through to his regular BBC Radio 2 shows and television chat show Wogan, which ran for a decade on BBC1.