Heaney talks about Shakespeare's play 'Macbeth' on RTÉ's school programme.
- Title Macbeth
- 1st Broadcast 06/03/1975
- ContributorSeamus Heaney (Presenter)
- Clip Duration 00:02:00
- Material Type Video
- Series title Telefís Scoile
- Clip title Macbeth's World of Deception and Betrayal
- Extended description
Heaney talks about Shakespeare's play 'Macbeth' on RTÉ's school programme. He explores some of the key themes and characters for the benefit of students studying the play. "The whole language and imagery of the play imitates and expresses this world of deception and betrayal... that Macbeth has brought into being." Words deceive, appearances deceive, but Macbeth embraces his damned destiny.
'Telefís Scoile' was an educational television programme that gave school lessons in maths, science and literature. It was first broadcast on 4 February 1964 and continued throughout the 1960s and 1970s.
- Local keywords Seamus Heaney, Poet, Poetry, Literature, Drama, Education, Telefís Scoile, William Shakespeare, Macbeth
- Geographical coverage Ireland
- Topic Arts and Culture
- Publisher Broadcaster RTÉ
- First broadcast channel Telefís Éireann
- Production year 1975
- Country of production Ireland
- Original identifier LX4323
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- Item type part/extract
- Item colour Black and White
- Item sound Mono
- Aspect ratio 4:3
- Language used English (eng)
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