Archive | August, 2013

Brighton Trunk Murder

In 1934, in Brighton, in the lost luggage department, there was discovered a trunk with a torso of a woman in it. The murder went on to be known as the Brighton Trunk Murder. However, there was confusion, because at exactly the same time, another murder was committed by a man called Tony Mancini. He […]

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Episode 7: Crumbling Churches

The parish church is one of the oldest buildings in the British landscape. Most of them have been here for over 900 years and some date from the Saxon period. They are ubiquitous; their steeples point above the rooftops, the bell towers chime on a Sunday, pews of some age are lined up towards the […]

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