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Brian Hayes show

Title
Brian Hayes show
Genre
Interview; News bulletin; Phone-in; Advertisement
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1978
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Duration
01:11:13
Description
Brian Hayes on the Great Train Robbery of 1963. In discussion with Piers Paul Read on his book, The Train Robbers, based on recollections of the robbers themselves. Also with the book’s contributors, Roy James, Tommy Wisbey and Gordon Goody. Covering the circumstances of the crime, a possible German/Skorzeny connection, whether it had been necessary to injure the driver, Jack Mills, the sentences which were imposed, and reaction to the book. Includes phone-ins, advertisements and news breaks.
Contributors
Brian Hayes; Gordon Goody; Tommy Wisbey; Roy James; Piers Paul Read
Keywords
Books; Authors; Crime; Robbery; Great Train Robbery (1963); Piers Paul Read; Roy James; Tommy Wisbey; Gordon Goody; Otto Skorzeny; Ronald Biggs; The Train Robbers

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