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Network

Title
Network
Genre
Fiction; Serial
TX Date
15 Mar 1981
Year of production
1981
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Duration
00:30:59
Description
Network. This week, a collection of short stories (only the first is included here in its entirety). The Maybrick Mystery, written by Leo Knowles, narrated by Stratford Johns and produced for Piccadilly Radio as part of their Murder by Gaslight series, is based on the real-life murder by American Florence Maybrick of her English husband James Maybrick in 1889 by arsenic. Followed by a few minutes of The Damned Thing, by Ambrose Bierce, also from Piccadilly Radio. The third story is not included here. Female presenter not identified.
Contributors
Leo Knowles; Piccadilly Radio; Stratford Johns; Ambrose Bierce
Keywords
USA; UK; Homicide; Murderers; Murder trials; Imprisonment; Trials; Victorian period; Arsenic; Poisoning; Florence Maybrick; James Maybrick

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