Media playback is unsupported on your device

Billy Connolly on Scotland's vote, and a new TV animation

17 February 2014 Last updated at 20:20 GMT

A new translation by the late Seamus Heaney is set to become a television series to be broadcast by the BBC in Northern Ireland.

The Nobel Laureate translated the verse-stories of the medieval Scots poet Robert Henryson, written more than 500 years ago.

The animations, called Five Fables, have been narrated by Scottish comedian and actor Billy Connolly, who teamed up with Heaney before his death in August last year.

''We met in an hotel in Dublin... I instantly liked the project, and I instantly liked him'', he said.

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.