RTÉ Release Samuel Beckett Box Set

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An 18-CD box set featuring the trilogy of novels by Samuel Beckett was produced by RTÉ and the Lannan Foundation in 2006 as part of a series of commemorative events marking the centenary of the Nobel prizewinner's birth.

  • Title
    CD Box Set of Samuel Beckett Trilogy of Novels
  • 1st Broadcast
    10/04/2006
  • Contributor
    Conor Mark Kavanagh (Reporter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:01:36
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    RTÉ Release Samuel Beckett Box Set
  • Extended description

    An 18-CD box set featuring the trilogy of novels by Samuel Beckett was produced by RTÉ and the Lannan Foundation in 2006 as part of a series of commemorative events marking the centenary of the Nobel prizewinner's birth.

    The novels 'Molloy', 'Malone Dies' and 'The Unnamable' are read by the actor Barry McGovern. Also included is a 58-page illustrated booklet on the writer's life and work written by Beckett scholar Gerry Dukes.

    At the launch in Trinity College, Dublin, reporter Conor Mark Kavanagh speaks to Barry McGovern, Adrian Moynes and Dennis O'Driscoll.

    Dennis O'Driscoll talks of his introduction to the work of Beckett at the age of fifteen he attended a productuion 'Waiting for Godot' that had an audience of fifteen.

  • Information

    A RTÉ News report on the launch of a CD box set featuring the triology of novels by Samuel Beckett. The novels were read by Barry McGovern and the recording was produced by Tim Lehane. RTÉ and the Lannan Foundation produced the box set as part of a number of commemorative events marking the centenary of Beckett's birth.

  • Local keywords
    Samuel Beckett, Literature, Arts, Trinity College Dublin, TCD, Lannan Foundation, RTÉ, Barry McGovern, Adrian Moynes, Denis O'Driscoll
  • Geographical coverage
    Dublin, Ireland
  • Topic
    The Media
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ One
  • Production year
    2006
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    BN06/100
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Colour
  • Item sound
    Mono
  • Aspect ratio
    16:9 (widescreen)
  • Language used
    English (eng)
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