RTE will not reveal cost of polar expedition

RTE has refused to release details of the cost of the documentary in which Charlie Bird retraced the steps of Irish polar explorer Tom Crean.

25th June, 2011

RTE has refused to release details of the cost of the documentary in which Charlie Bird retraced the steps of Irish polar explorer Tom Crean.

The station said that the programme’s costs could not be released because of commercial sensitivity.

The two-part documentary was part-funded by private sector investors on top of direct funding from RTE to the programme makers Crossing the Line Films.

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