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Producer Andrew Smith wonders why the banned erotic novelist Henry Miller hated Hamlet's speech so much that he wrote an entire book about it - one of the oddest books ever written about Shakespeare. This is a strange and murky tale, involving TS Eliot, James Joyce, DH Lawrence, George Orwell, a confused pub crawl, and a constipated drinking partner called Bill Dyker.
The readings of Hamlet's speech are by Emma Fielding
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