Without wishing to generate further controversy over what is, in any case, a pointless and trivial matter, I should add that I have recently completed a lengthy work, at fifteen volumes just one book short of Sabine Baring-Gouldâ€™s Lives Of The Saints. It is a comprehensive study, with lots of illustrations and diagrams, of all Dobsonâ€™s known and suspected hats. I conclude that not a single one of them was lined with lead.
This episode was recorded on the 24th July 2008. A complete transcript of this episode can be found on Frank Key’s Hooting Yard website. Accompanying Hooting Yard On The Air, the two publications Unspeakable Desolation Pouring Down From The Stars and Befuddled By Cormorants are available for purchase.