New Island Books - 25 Years a-Growing

Betty Purcell

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For over thirty-three years, Betty Purcell has been inside RTÉ. An award-winning producer in both radio and television, she has worked with presenters including Marian Finucane, John Bowman, Pat Kenny and John Kelly. She was involved in the ground-breaking Women Today programme from 1979, and later produced Questions & Answers, The Late Late Show and Would You Believe.

Never far from controversy, Betty Purcell has fought battles against the Irish government, RTÉ management and the infamous Workers’ Party, as well as bringing a landmark case against State censorship to Europe in 1991.
In Inside RTÉ , she reveals what goes on behind the scenes in the national public service broadcaster of Ireland.