Oggy Boychev’s presentation, including two short films, of his factual thriller about the highly competitive world of international journalism. In telling some of the most memorable stories ever to appear on the Ten O’clock News, Oggy exposes his working relationship with John Simpson, one of the biggest names in broadcasting.
Oggy Boytchev made a dramatic escape from behind the Iron Curtain in Bulgaria in 1968. Shortly after arriving in London he joined the BBC World Service as a newsreader for the Bulgarian Section. Since the late eighties Oggy has been a producer of television news reports and documentaries from
more than forty countries and has covered the majority of international conflicts.
‘I think it’s excellent – exciting in places, funny in others …
a hugely valuable check to my own memories’ John Simpson