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Murder by gaslight

Title
Murder by gaslight
Genre
Drama; Serial
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1980
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Duration
00:04:32
Description
Murder by Gaslight, written by Leo Knowles. A new series for radio retelling the stories of five infamous Victorian murders. Start of Death in the Nursery narrated by Leo McKern. Based on the murder of three year-old Francis Saville Kent at Road Hill House near Frome in Wiltshire in 1860 to which his step-sister Constance confessed five years later. Ends after 4.33 minutes. Actors not identified. Originally from Piccadilly Radio.
Contributors
Leo Knowles; Leo McKern; Piccadilly Radio
Keywords
Homicide; Radio drama; Wiltshire; Radio plays; Victorian period; Francis Saville Kent; Frome; Constance Emilie Kent; Criminal investigation

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