In this documentary, produced by Lorelei Harris, we hear from the wife of George MacBeth who gives us an insight into the incredible man.

Born in 1932 in Shotts, Lanarkshire, George MacBeth would go on to to join BBC radio where he worked as a producer of programmes on poetry.

In his later life, MacBeth moved to Tuam, Co. Galway, soon after which he was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease. He died in 1992.

Produced by: Lorelei Harris

First Broadcast on 17th October 1992

An Irish radio documentary from RTÉ Radio 1, Ireland - Documentary on One - the home of Irish radio documentaries.