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Terry deserts his little home on Shepherd's Bush Green to fly out to Denver for Christmas at the Carrington mansion.
He says, 'At the outset, let me point out that this is no reflection on my wife's cooking, although I feel I did get short-changed with the brown meat last Christmas.
However, when the invitation came from Denver to join the Carringtons over their groaning festive board, I felt that, for your sakes, I couldn't refuse.
'It means, of course, that my little children will not have their regular Christmas treat of seeing Daddy slump senseless into the pudding, nor burst into tears at not getting the wishbone.
But they will understand. The viewers come first.
Anyway, what red-blooded male could pass up the chance of tasting Krystle's mince pies?'
(Wogan can be seen again on Friday at 7.0pm)


Presenter: Terry Wogan
Researcher: Irene Levin
Producer: Jon Plowman
Series Producer: Frances Whitaker

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