Seamus Heaney and Dennis O'Driscoll give a public interview on the publication of 'Stepping Stones'.
- Title The Arts Show Special from the Abbey Theatre: Public Interview with Seamus Heaney
- 1st Broadcast 24/11/2008
- ContributorVincent Woods (Presenter)
- Clip Duration 00:05:07
- Material Type Audio
- Series title The Arts Show
- Clip title "Poetry Taught Me to Trust Derry As Well As Derrida"
- Extended description
Seamus Heaney and Dennis O'Driscoll give a public interview on the publication of the book 'Stepping Stones: Interviews with Seamus Heaney'. Heaney talks about what he has learned from poetry and the blessings of work, family and friends. He then reads 'Miracle', a poem he wrote after getting out of hospital.
‘The Arts Show’ was a radio arts and culture programme presented by Vincent Woods. It began on 5 November 2007 and went out every week night at 8 pm until 3 September 2009.
The accompanying image shows Seamus Heaney in 2007. The photographer was Joanna Tomaszewska.
Image with kind permission of Joanna Tomaszewska ©
- Local keywords Seamus Heaney, Poet, Poetry, Literature, Stepping Stones: Interviews with Seamus Heaney, Dennis O'Driscoll, Miracle, Vincent Woods
- Geographical coverage Ireland
- Topic Arts and Culture
- Publisher Broadcaster RTÉ
- First broadcast channel RTÉ Radio One
- Production year 2008
- Country of production Ireland
- Original identifier 5738888
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- Item type part/extract
- Item sound Mono
- Language used English (eng)
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