Seamus Heaney awarded Nobel Prize for Literature

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Details

Location

Stockholm, Sweden

Year

1995

Source

BBC NI

Format

Beta, video

colour

Length

02min 39sec

Silent

sound

Courtesy

BBC NI

Rights Holder

BBC NI

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Description

Northern Ireland poet Seamus Heaney was awarded the coveted Nobel Prize for Literature on 12 November, 1995.

Notes

Heaney was awarded the prize for what the Nobel committee described as, 'works of lyrical beauty and ethical depth, which exalt everyday miracles and the living past'.

Shot List

General views of Stockholm. Interior of a bookshop. Awards ceremony at the City Council Hall, Heaney being awarded prize from King of Sweden. Heaney talking about the prize. Interior of banquet. Heaney giving a speech.

Credits

Interiewer - Sean Rafferty for Inside Ulster

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