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All the Dead Voices

A celebration for Samuel Beckett's 80th Birthday, recorded at the international Samuel Beckett Conference in Paris in April 1986 (Broadcast May 1986).

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All the Dead Voices

Regarded by many as among the most influential writers of the 20th Century, Samuel Beckett is one of Ireland's most celebrated literary talents.

Awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1969, Samuel Barklay Beckett's life began in Dublin in 1906.

He would go on to write numerous award winning works, including the likes of "Waiting for Godot" as well as in later life, numerous radio, film, pantomime, and television projects.

This documentary takes a look at this brilliant life, and celebrates his 80th birthday at the Samuel Beckett Conference in Paris in 1986.

Produced by: Seamus Hosey

Presented by: Des Hickey

First Broadcast 12th May 1986

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