CRN Segments Round 4: Old Times, Old Crimes (5ZZZ)

Andrew McLellan, 27th February 2017
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The crimes of colonial times.
  • Producer: Stephen Wake
  • Station: Southern Vales Community Radio (5ZZZ), McLaren Vale
  • Duration: 06:00 minutes per segment
  • Tags: history, crime, australian colonial history
  • Suitable for: history programs, news and current affairs, standalone broadcast, between programs
  • Download PDF iconOld Times Old Crimes Episode Synopses

Crime is as old as humanity. When Europeans came to Australia, they brought their own brands of crime with them. In Old Times, Old Crimes, explore crimes through the history of Australia. Listen to true stories of murder, mutiny, cannibalism, arson, infanticide, robbery and more. Some of these crimes were committed by convicts, some by the poor and some by the desperate. Some people were tried but never convicted and other crimes were never solved.

A ten part series brought to you by the Willunga branch of the National Trust and Southern Vales Community Radio (5ZZZ).

These and many more Segments are available for broadcast on your local station now. Download all episodes here.

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