The Other Beckett

Four programmes exploring the fiction and poetry of Samuel Beckett

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Episodes

EpisodeTitleFirst
Broadcast
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01Watt19990906

Christopher Ricks introduces a personal selection from the early fiction, and reads from `Watt' and the short story `Dante and the Lobster'.

02Murphy19990907

Christopher Ricks reads from `Murphy' and `From an Abandoned Work'.

03The Trilogy19990908

Christopher Ricks reads from and comments on `Molloy', `Malone Dies' and `The Unnamable', the three works which make up Beckett's central work of fiction, the Trilogy.

04 LASTStill19990910

Christopher Ricks reads from Beckett's late fiction, including a complete reading of the prose poem `Still'.