The murder of Joseph Luker

This morning on 2SER Breakfast, Dr Rachel Franks talked to Tess Connery about Australia’s oldest cold case, the murder of Constable Joseph Luker, who was the first police officer killed in the line of duty in New South Wales.  Listen to Rachel and Tess on 2SER...

The Trouble with Harry

As part of the 2017 Mardi Gras festival, there’s an interesting play showing at the Seymour Centre called The Trouble with Harry. The play revolves around the fascinating figure of Harry Crawford, who was convicted of murdering his wife in 1920. Harry was born a woman...

The Mad Dentist of Wynyard Square

This week on 2SER Breakfast with Nic Healey, Nicole shared author John Edwards‘s Dictionary entry on Henry Louis Bertrand,  the dentist of Wynyard Square whose murderous & amorous activities scandalised Sydney in the 1860s. Henry Bertrand was born in 1840 in...