Was Jack Kerouac a pilgrim or self-obsessed wanker? Featuring an indecent orgy in the name of religion, this book was censored in 1963.
What shenanigans did Brendan Behan get up to in prison and borstal between 1939 and 1941? He enjoyed baiting the Brits, warm cocoa, snuggly blankets and … other things.
In episode one, I’ll tell you about the rude bits in a book whose banning in Ireland and Australia provoked derision.