Tired of mumbling in TV drama? Get used to it! NIGEL HAVERS mumbles Shakespeare.
The first episode of BBC ONE's Jamaica Inn drew complaints from viewers who said they couldn't make out what some of the actors were saying.
The BBC blamed issues with sound levels but the 'mumbling' tag seems to have stuck.
Here at PM we think it's time to stop fighting the trend and just EMBRACE mumbling. Maybe if we all got used to it, it would be easier.
To that end we've commissioned on the anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare, his most famous passage from Hamlet, mumbled especially for PM by Nigel Havers.