An award winning documentary that tells the story of Ger MacNamara, master upholster and world champion power lifter as he embarks on two challenges. Firstly, to repair a rare and collapsed 18th century Bellamy couch and in the same period attempt to break a power lifting record.
Leeanne O' Donnell is an award winning documentary maker.
She cut her teeth on education programing in RTE Radio and over the last ten years has worked as a presenter, reporter and freelance producer across a number of genres.
After a stint with BBC Radio 4 in London Leeanne established her own production company Whistling Gypsy Productions in 2006.
Whistling Gypsy provides a range of production services specialising in high quality audio documentaries notably:
An Extraordinary Affair winner of the Silver Medal for Best Documentary at the PPI awards 2011 and Highly Commended by the International Association of Women in Radio and Telvsion
Sounds Mad winner of Silver for Best Editing at the New York Radio Festivals 2014
Diving and Falling finalist in New York Radio Festivals Best Documentary 2014.