Duration: 51 minutes

First transmitted in 1984. Terry Wogan's Christmas Day guests include comedian Freddie Starr, Kiri Te Kanawa talking about her singing career and Maori background, and Elton John making his first appearance on the show. Victoria Principal appears in a feisty and hugely entertaining satellite interview, with Wogan gently mocking her television series Dallas, and Principal teasing Wogan at every opportunity, frequently reducing herself to tears of laughter in the process.

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Terry Wogan
Interviewed Guest
Freddie Starr
Interviewed Guest
Dame Kiri Te Kanawa
Interviewed Guest
Elton John
Interviewed Guest
Victoria Principal
Geoff Posner
Kevin Bishop


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    A collection of BBC interviews with influential figures of the 20th century.

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