Here are the statistics quoted in the podcast, comparing Macbeth to Hamlet (note that counting depends on which edition you're using):-
- There are 27 scenes in Macbeth, with an average of 63 lines per scene.
- There are 20 scenes in Hamlet, with an average of 193 lines per scene.
- Macbeth is 1755 lines long; Hamlet is 3856 lines long (so Macbeth is 45% the length of Hamlet)
- The English scene (240 lines) is the much the longest in Macbeth; it would be 6th longest in Hamlet, which has one of 612 lines (II ii).
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