5 episodes

Podcast by Graeme Rose

Fred Jeffs: The Sweetshop Murder Graeme Rose

    • Arts
    • 5.0, 8 Ratings

Podcast by Graeme Rose

    Episode 4 - The Mystery Woman

    Episode 4 - The Mystery Woman

    Graeme Rose investigates the unsolved murder of his great uncle, Fred Jeffs,, by talking to people who still remember the case, 60 years on. In Episode 4, we focus on a mystery woman seen in Jeffs's shop shortly before the murder. Who was she? And why were the Police unable to trace her?
    Written & presented by Graeme Rose. With original music / sound design by Sam Frankie Fox & Ricardo Rocha, and guest musician Martin Cox. Additional voices by Elinor Coleman and direction from Steve Johnstone.

    • 24 min
    Ep.2 Bonus Material #1 - David Jones remembers finding the body

    Ep.2 Bonus Material #1 - David Jones remembers finding the body

    As additional bonus material to Fred Jeffs Episode 2 - The Short Good Friday, here is a teaser fragment of an interview with David Jones, who with his Smethwick pals Alan Jeffrey, John Gough and Cyril Blakemore, stumbled across the body of Fred Jeffs on Sandwell Valley (Wasson)on Good Friday 19th April 1957.
    With thanks to Sam Frankie Fox and Ricardo Rocha for the original music, "April Chill", that underscores the interview.
    For Alan Warr's account of that day, here is a Link to Episode 2. https://soundcloud.com/graerose/episode-2-the-short-good-friday

    • 1 min
    Episode 3 - A Robbery Gone Wrong

    Episode 3 - A Robbery Gone Wrong

    A ‘true-crime’ noir mystery, set in Birmingham and the Black Country. Graeme Rose investigates the unsolved murder of his great uncle on Good Friday 1957, by talking to people who remember the case.
    Sound design and music performed by Sam Frankie Fox & Ricardo Rocha, with guest musician Martin Cox (double bass and electric gtr).
    Directed by Steve Johnstone.
    https://graemerose.com/fredjeffs/

    • 16 min
    Episode 2 - The Short Good Friday

    Episode 2 - The Short Good Friday

    A ‘true-crime’ noir mystery, set in Birmingham and the Black Country. Graeme Rose investigates the unsolved murder of his great uncle on Good Friday 1957, by talking to people who remember the case.
    Sound design and music performed by Sam Frankie Fox & Ricardo Rocha, with guest musician Martin Cox (double bass and electric gtr).
    Directed by Steve Johnstone.
    www.graemerose.com/fredjeffs

    • 21 min
    Episode 1 - Maundy Thursday

    Episode 1 - Maundy Thursday

    A ‘true-crime’ noir mystery, set in Birmingham and the Black Country. Graeme Rose investigates the unsolved murder of his great uncle on Good Friday 1957, by talking to people who remember the case.
    Sound design and music performed by Sam Frankie Fox & Ricardo Rocha, with guest musician Martin Cox (double bass).
    Directed by Steve Johnstone.
    www.graemerose.com/fredjeffs

    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

KDBirmingham ,

Excellent true crime with Black Country flavour

Great story. Engaging presentation. Loved the recorded excerpts from people who remembered the crime from when they were children. Atmospheric sound and music. Recommended.

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