6   Norma Percy Popular Television History

Norma Percy

Norma Percy's track record of producing gripping political history series is, in my view, unrivalled by anyone, anywhere in the world. She is a brilliant storyteller, an indefatigable researcher, an incisive interviewer who is afraid of no-one. Her list of interviewees includes not only most of the world's most powerful heads of state, but also blood-stained dictators, leaders of revolutions, terrorists and hitmen. But she is also interested in the ordinary people, the bit players in some major international drama. ‘You have to show respect,’ she says and this rule applies to all the players, ...

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