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Audio: Jerilderie letter soundscape

  • Date recorded: 16 Nov 2009

  • Duration: 07:45

'And so that dreadful Ned Kelly dragged poor Mr Living all the way through the town, ranting and raving his murderous lunacy all the way.'

About this recording

Immerse yourself in the drama of the Jerilderie siege, when Ned Kelly and his gang took over the small Riverina town in February 1879.

Using voice, sound effects and music, this audio presentation re-creates the events that led to Kelly handing over his Jerilderie letter to Edwin Living.

Directed by John Paul Fischbach, the soundscape is a fictionalised version of real incidents drawn from historical sources.

Speakers

John Paul Fischbach is a recognised theatre director, producer and special events creator. He has worked on heritage and history dramatic audio projects in Australia, Canada and the US.