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Nicholas Shakespeare

Episode 3 of 5

Five writers consider the pleasures of viewing a phenomenon or activity closely. The novelist Nicholas Shakespeare is a keen angler and knows how to read a river's mysteries.

Five writers consider the pleasures of viewing a phenomenon or social activity closely:

Every year Nicholas Shakespeare visits the River Hodder in Lancashire. The aim is to catch sea-trout. But to catch sea-trout you have to understand them, and to understand them you have to read their river - expertly.

Producer Duncan Minshull.

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