I love music hall stuff. The dramatic monologues were very popular in Music Halls for some years but comedians couldn't resist ... erm ... taking liberties.
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The original appears underneath Billy Bennett's version, followed by a Geordie version ("Geordie" refers to people from the Newcastle/Tyneside region of the UK - which has a somewhat distinctive regional accent - ref. trad. opus "Take yer boots off Geordie hinny")