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Derry Mainwaring Knight fraud case

Derry Mainwaring Knight fraud case
News report; Interview; Speech
TX Date
26 Apr 1986
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Report on the case of Satanist, Derry Mainwaring Knight, who tricked members of a Christian church group and its friends into funding his bogus campaign against devil-worshippers. The Reverend John Baker tells of his first impressions of Knight, and how he remains convinced the man is a Satanist; prostitute Julie Tremaine(?) on Knight’s sexual preferences; Knight’s mother, Margaret, gives her view; friend Barry Gibbons describes Knight’s state of mind. Also includes excerpt from a recording of Knight preaching. Male reporter not identified (poss. Kevin Murphy).
Margaret Mainwaring Knight?; Kevin Murphy?; Derry Mainwaring Knight; Julie Tremaine(?); Barry Gibbons; John Austin Baker
Fraud; Crime; Religion; Prostitution; Trials; Christianity; Bishops; Spiritualism; Judges; Sussex; Sentencing; Satanism; Derry Mainwaring Knight; Newick; Peter Ball; Eric Kemp; Angela Murdoch; Neil Dennison

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