Episode 27: Burke & Hare

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Episode 27: Burke & Hare. This week is a suitably macabre Halloween episode in which Joannagh delves into the story of the infamous Edinburgh body snatchers Burke & Hare.
This Halloween season, Spirits and Demons are walking amongst us, some may have even managed to sneak into this Podcast, keep an ear out for their influence throughout the episode.
Happy Halloween!
Case research by Joannagh Shanks
Produced by Emma Taylor & Joannagh Shanks
Editing by Shaun O'Neill
Music by Tribe of Noise
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Sources of research:
https://www.historic-uk.com/HistoryUK/HistoryofScotland/Burke-Hare-infamous-murderers-graverobbers/
https://www.ed.ac.uk/biomedical-sciences/anatomy/anatomical-museum/collection/people/burke
http://www.edinburgh-history.co.uk/burke-hare.html
http://burkeandhare.com/
https://www.edinburghlive.co.uk/news/edinburgh-news/burke-and-hare-four-facts-15742965
https://www.britannica.com/biography/William-Burke-and-William-Hare
http://www.royal-mile.com/famous-scots/burke-and-hare.html
https://www.thenational.scot/news/15571662.why-the-trial-of-burke-and-hare-ended-with-only-one-guilty-verdict-and-another-of-not-proven/
https://www.edinburghnews.scotsman.com/whats-on/burke-and-hare-real-story-edinburgh-murderers-was-much-more-gruesome-231946
https://www.scotsman.com/arts-and-culture/scottish-fact-week-burke-hare-1554807

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