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Terry Wogan decides it's time to check up on Auntie after 60 years of broadcasting. Behind the scenes at the BBC Terry stalks the corridors of power and lurks in some of the most remote byways of the Corporation. En route Terry goes in search of the BBC ghost, he meets Johnners and Fredders in the commentary box at The Oval, he watches Egypt arrive in Shepherd's Bush and discovers the world-famous BBC sandpit in Dorset.
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