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Ber vs The Big Wheel

Ber O'Sullivan was lying on the couch at home in Kerry when she let out a roar! She'd been chosen to appear on the National Lottery RTÉ game show, 'Winning Streak'.

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Documentary-maker: Ronan Kelly

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Ber vs The Big Wheel

One Saturday night, Ber O'Sullivan was lying on the couch, watching telly, at home in Abbeydorney, Co. Kerry when she let a roar out of her.

Her husband and nephew came running. Ber's name had been pulled from the drum on the National Lottery RTÉ game show, 'Winning Streak'.

For the following 7 days her life was on hold.

She had to be filmed in her home, organise clothes to wear, get to Dublin, get her family and friends to Dublin, be briefed by the National Lottery, be security-checked, get made up, rehearse in studio and finally, take part in the show with Marty and Geri.

Then, she had to hop on the singsong bus back home.

What's it like to appear on "Winning Streak", the TV game show? You're guaranteed money, you know that, but what do you have to do - what goes on when you get to RTÉ?

Lots of people may ask that question on a Saturday night but now Ber knows the answer.

Was it worth it? You'll have to listen to find out.

In memory of Dara Ó Broin, RIP

Additional recording in Tralee: Eamonn Campbell

Presented and produced by Ronan Kelly

First broadcast: June 2, 2012

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