Seamus Heaney

Presented by Mark Lawson.

To coincide with the publication of Stepping Stones, a new book of interviews with the 1995 Nobel Prize-winner Seamus Heaney, Mark Lawson talks to the celebrated Irish poet on stage at Wyndhams Theatre in London's West End in front of a live audience and alongside the book's author, Dennis O'Driscoll.

In this rare interview, Seamus Heaney discusses the inspiration for his poetry, reflects on the influence of The Troubles on his life and work, and how a stroke in 2006 affected his ability to write.

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Fri 14 Nov 2008 19:15

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