So what do you make of the news that dozens of top BBC stars have been told to expect savage pay cuts of up to 40 per cent?
Jonathan Ross, Jeremy Clarkson and Graham Norton are among those facing swingeing reductions in their huge salaries as the corporation tries desperately to save money. About 100 of the corporation’s most popular performers were summoned to a meeting where BBC director-general Mark Thompson warned them that, in the current economic climate, slashing fees is inevitable.
I have to admit I have a soft spot for Wogan – but as for Wossy and co, 40% is only a start. 100% would be better!