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PostPosted: Wed May 30, 2007 1:28 pm    Post subject: Standin Jocks Reply with quote

I wonder if it's getting a little over the top now with the main presenters taking extra days off and more holidays?

I mean Steve is back after a long weekend, normally that would be Tuesday after the bank holiday. Did Steve need to use up all his holiday left having an extra day off or was it a lieu day? Laughing

Wogan has more holidays than the rest, but seems Ken Bruce is taking more holidays now, but he does work over the festive period.
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PostPosted: Wed May 30, 2007 1:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

They have the holidays they are entitled to so why not take them?

Does Terry really have more holidays than 'the rest' I'm not sure he does. Look at the amount Ken Bruce and Chris Evans have had this year. Not that I begrudge them, if that's what they negotiated then fair enough.
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PostPosted: Wed May 30, 2007 2:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think Ken got additional holidays to compensate for his low pay of only 150k per annum. Laughing
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PostPosted: Wed May 30, 2007 4:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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I think Ken got additional holidays to compensate for his low pay of only 150k per annum. Laughing



He must be hard up along with the odd apperance on countdown and his train fare from Oxford to london Shocked

Wogan getting a book signing in leeds too and staying at a first class hotel without breakfast.

My heart bleeds for them Laughing
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PostPosted: Wed May 30, 2007 4:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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My heart bleeds for them Laughing


They should get some Eastern Europeans in to work for 5 an hour to cover for them.

Oi Wogan, there are plenty of redundant ex-Eurovision hosts that could do your show! Laughing Even Dr death and the Tooth Fairy from Denmark could have a go. Shocked
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PostPosted: Wed May 30, 2007 7:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

mark occomore wrote:



He must be hard up along with the odd apperance on countdown and his train fare from Oxford to london Shocked



You think he has to pay for his train fare? Laughing
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PostPosted: Wed May 30, 2007 7:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Toggy tea slurper wrote:
mark occomore wrote:



He must be hard up along with the odd apperance on countdown and his train fare from Oxford to london Shocked



You think he has to pay for his train fare? Laughing


Probably jumps the barriers.
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PostPosted: Wed May 30, 2007 7:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

At his age! Shocked Laughing
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PostPosted: Wed May 30, 2007 8:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Toggy tea slurper wrote:
mark occomore wrote:



He must be hard up along with the odd apperance on countdown and his train fare from Oxford to london Shocked



You think he has to pay for his train fare? Laughing



It's not the licence payer asked him to move to Oxford. Surprised
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PostPosted: Thu May 31, 2007 12:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Just because Wogan is away from his breakfast microphone does not mean that he is off on holiday. He has other broadcasting commitments with the BBC as well. When my wife met him last year she made this joke, and his reply was that he had recently had to do a load of voice-overs and presentation links for other BBC TV series.

All is not what it seems.
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PostPosted: Thu May 31, 2007 12:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

firewirefred wrote:
When my wife met him last year she made this joke, and his reply was that he had recently had to do a load of voice-overs and presentation links for other BBC TV series.

All is not what it seems.


Cant he do this after the breakfast show? Anyway he gets paid extra for the voiceovers
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PostPosted: Thu May 31, 2007 1:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

mark occomore wrote:


Wogan getting a book signing in leeds too and staying at a first class hotel without breakfast.

My heart bleeds for them Laughing


Terry finished his breakfast show on Tuesday, then went to do a book signing in Leeds (which would almost certainly have lasted longer than intended) After that he flew back to London for an awards ceremony where he presented a lifetime acheivement to Peter Alliss.
As this ceremony finished late he decided to stay in London, yes at a top hotel. I bet you would moan if you stayed somehwere and didn't get what you paid for.
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PostPosted: Thu May 31, 2007 1:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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As this ceremony finished late he decided to stay in London, yes at a top hotel. I bet you would moan if you stayed somehwere and didn't get what you paid for.


Wogan lives a rock & roll lifestyle. Not bad for a man approaching 70. Laughing
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PostPosted: Thu May 31, 2007 1:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

firewirefred wrote:
Just because Wogan is away from his breakfast microphone does not mean that he is off on holiday. He has other broadcasting commitments with the BBC as well. When my wife met him last year she made this joke, and his reply was that he had recently had to do a load of voice-overs and presentation links for other BBC TV series.

All is not what it seems.

That's very fair, but I assume he's actually been on holiday these past weeks because he needed cover for Points of View.
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PostPosted: Thu May 31, 2007 1:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

gfloyd wrote:
I think Ken got additional holidays to compensate for his low pay of only 150k per annum. Laughing

I've been thinking the same thing! Although I think The Sun said he was on 194k...
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PostPosted: Thu May 31, 2007 8:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Does that mean he lives in a 150k house? Laughing

Don't forget Wogan does do Tesco voice overs etc. I suppose he dosn't just go home and put his feet up. This is how some of the ex radio 1 dj's used to get paid and now millionaires.
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PostPosted: Thu May 31, 2007 8:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

mark occomore wrote:

Don't forget Wogan does do Tesco voice overs etc.


Every little helps?
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 03, 2007 1:00 pm    Post subject: Stand-in jocks Reply with quote

Someone wrote to We Love Telly (Mirror TV section) about watching Eurovision, and their young son said he recognised Wogan's voice from Higglytown Heroes.

I know he narrated Stoppit & Tidyup, but did he do the above as well?
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