• True Stories season three, episode one (Illustration by Jeremy Lord) (SBS)
Listed as iTunes Best Podcasts of 2015, True Stories returns with a true crime story: a five-part investigation into the untold stories of Adelaide's gay-hate murders.
4 Oct 2016 - 9:30 AM  UPDATED 20 Oct 2016 - 10:54 AM

Late one night in 1992, Rex Robinson pulled his car into one of Adelaide’s most notorious beats. High beam on, Rex sees a man lying face down, motionless in the middle of the road. It’s the night that embroiled Rex in a vicious bashing case which made headlines and outraged the gay community, leaving him without a job and wishing he’d never gone to the police.

Listen to the first installment below:

Listed as iTunes Best Podcasts of 2015, True Stories returns with Season Three: a special five-part investigation into the untold true stories of Adelaide's gay-hate murders, told by award-winning Australian journalist, Mark Whittaker. The series is adapted from Mark's true crime long-read which will be published online at the end of the series.

True Stories Season Three is inspired by the SBS network event Deep Water - a drama, documentary and online investigation unearthing gripping true crime stories and a buried chapter of Australia’s recent history.

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True Stories is commissioned and produced by Australia's multicultural broadcaster, SBS.

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Listen to the rest of Season 3
True Stories Podcast S3 Ep5 How to get away with murder
There is a way you can take a gay murder and make it not a gay murder.
True Stories Podcast S3 Ep4 An ordinary guy
David “John” Saint was murdered in 1991. From day one, police said publicly that robbery was the motive, but this didn’t sit well with the gay community.
True Stories Podcast S3 Ep3 The beats generation
Examining the significant role of gay 'beats' for men seeking male sexual partners - and how they soon became the target of a series of menacing attacks
True Stories Podcast S3 Ep2: Police become the suspects
The plot thickens in episode two of True Stories as the police become suspects too.
 

Credits:

Journalist: Mark Whittaker

Mix, Music & Sound Design: Martin Peralta

Producer: Gina McKeon

Illustrator: Jeremy Lord

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