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
- ContributorConor 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
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 production 'Waiting for Godot' that had an audience of fifteen.
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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