5 episodes

This is the dramatic story of the Batavia shipwreck and massacre, the true tale of Undermerchant Jeronimus Cornelisz's rise to power, by any means necessary. Set in 1628, through this radio drama you will encounter mutinies, murderous plots, tragic tales and the birth of a hero. Can Cornelisz be stopped? Will anyone stand in his way? Tune in to find out!

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Batavia (The Radio Drama‪)‬ Shabbir Khanbhai and Paul Dickson

    • Arts
    • 3.7 • 15 Ratings

This is the dramatic story of the Batavia shipwreck and massacre, the true tale of Undermerchant Jeronimus Cornelisz's rise to power, by any means necessary. Set in 1628, through this radio drama you will encounter mutinies, murderous plots, tragic tales and the birth of a hero. Can Cornelisz be stopped? Will anyone stand in his way? Tune in to find out!

Find us on facebook at: www.facebook.com/bataviaradiodrama/

    Episode 4 - This is Justice

    Episode 4 - This is Justice

    The explosive finale to the Batavia radio drama is here! Live the Battle of the Wallabi Islands and delve into the events that created the Mad King.

    • 37 min
    Episode 3 - The Tragedy of De Vries

    Episode 3 - The Tragedy of De Vries

    The emotional third part of the Batavia series is finally here! Experience the tyrannical regime of the Mad King from the tortured eyes of an innocent man.

    Delusions of grandeur, a secret cult and the bloodiest massacre in Australian history. This is the story of Australia's first Europeans.

    • 33 min
    Episode 2 - The Mad King Cornelisz

    Episode 2 - The Mad King Cornelisz

    The dramatic second part of the Batavia series is finally here! Relive the gripping tale of one man's tyrannical rise to power.

    Delusions of grandeur, a secret cult and the bloodiest massacre in Australian history. This is the story of Australia's first Europeans.

    • 41 min
    Batavia Episode 2 Launch Trailer

    Batavia Episode 2 Launch Trailer

    Delusions of grandeur, a secret cult and the bloodiest massacre in Australian history. This is the story of Australia's first Europeans.

    This is the launch trailer for the second exciting instalment of the Batavia Radio Drama series.

    • 1 min
    Episode 1 - The Trials of Pelsaert

    Episode 1 - The Trials of Pelsaert

    Delusions of grandeur, a secret cult and the bloodiest massacre in Australian history. This is the story of Australia's first Europeans.

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

3.7 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

Mathias Thompson ,

Radio Dramas are still back!

I stand by my previous statement now that all episodes have finally aired. What a cool series from start to finish. Only gets better!

Jamietom12 ,

Bringing back the genre

This was a lot fun. Thank you for making it.

Simba52 ,

Lovely showcase of Australian history

What a fantastic ensemble. A greatly produced piece of history

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